Aside from the unique marketing moniker engraved on its rib it’s a pretty standard FH35 with a replacement stock, a few dings and a modest price.
The video here shows world-champion clay shooter George Digweed shooting with a loader in a grouse butt on a simulated moorland drive.
It is the sheer quality of Teague’s thin-wall choke tubes that has seen “best” gunmakers offer them on their new guns. And we’re talking about big names like Purdey, Boss, McKay Brown and Westley Richards, to name a few. Since the company was established, its chokes have been fitted to around 27,000 guns, so they are well proven.
The waterfowling season is fast approaching, and thoughts of it have stirred up fond memories of duck hunts past.
Ninety-eight percent of the proceeds from sale of the Federal Duck Stamp go to the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund, which supports the purchase of migratory bird habitat for inclusion into the National Wildlife Refuge System.
James D. Julia’s fall auction will, for the first time, offer a sale day for shooters, collectors and gun nuts of more “modest” budgets.
Editor’s Note: With so many talented trainers and authorities in the gundog world, it’s a shame that we don’t hear from more of them….
Ruinously expensive, almost preposterously élitist, leading to giddy highs and suicidal lows, driven-grouse shooting is one of those sporting challenges that exceeds.