Fiocchi Fun Day

Fiocchi Fun Day 2018

Pheasants for the First Time

by Buel Collins, Fiocchi Sales

The crisp, cool air came across the Iowa tallgrass, the sunlight glinting off the dew now frozen in place. I stepped onto Melissa, Highland Hideaway Hunting Preserve’s field selection for my first pheasant hunt. Resisting the urge to flee back into of the warmth of my friend’s Silverado I took the supplied Beretta 391 out of its case, loaded the magazine with Fiocchi’s Golden Pheasant #5 shells, took one last drink of my caffeinated beverage, and headed out into the great unknown.

Ok so it wasn’t necessarily the “great” unknown, but I had no idea what to expect. Not only was this my first ever pheasant hunt, this was the first time I had ever hunted any bird. Luckily I had the assistance of a professional guide, Kreig Jacque, and his wonderful trio of German Shorthaired Pointers.

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