Pheasants Forever announces “The Gun Counter” as the newest addition to upcomingNational Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic presented by Cabela’s. The event comes to the Minneapolis Convention Center on February 15, 16 and 17th.  This portion of the show is an all-encompassing forum to learn more about the tools which bird hunters use in the field.

“Most of our members’ commitment to wildlife habitat conservation originates in their passion for bird hunting.  The new Gun Counter segment of Pheasant Fest allows avid bird hunters and gear junkies to learn about the wide array of shotguns, ammo and gear from the most well-known manufacturers in the hunting industry,” says Brad Heidel, Pheasants Forever director of corporate sales.

New Upland Product Lines: Manufacturers like Browning/Winchester Firearms, Federal Premium Ammunition, and Winchester Ammunition will be giving seminars on the companies’ newest innovations and product lines. Following seminars, audience members will have the opportunity to participate in Q&A with manufacturers. 

Classic Double Guns: Representing the long history of American double gun manufacturing, the Parker and L.C. Smith Gun Collectors Associations will be present and giving seminars on these two classic American firearms.

Improve Your Wingshooting: Throughout the weekend, seminars on how to refine and improve your upland shooting skills will be presented by expert wingshooters Tom Fiumarello & Patrick Flanigan.

Patrick Flanigan
Flanigan is currently an eight-time world record holder in Xtreme Sport Shooting and at the very top of the exhibition shooting circuit. Patrick performs dozens of live Xtreme Sport Shooting shows a year and is also the star of numerous television programs such as “Hot Shots” on NBC Sports, “Impossible Shots” on the Outdoor Channel, and Patrick Flanigan’s own “Shell Shocked” on The Sportsman’s Channel.  Patrick has also been featured in hundreds of publications.

Tom Fiumarello
Fiumarello is a lifelong educator, spending 33 years as a highly successful physical education instructor and coach. His passion for teaching now transcends to the outdoors, and his students find out first-hand how quickly learning takes place when being taught by a man who truly “loves what he does.” Tom is the Director of the Clays and Wing Shooting Academy at Vernon National Shooting Preserve in Vernon, NY, as well as the head shooting instructor at St. Hubert’s Club at Guarino Farms in Marlboro, NY.

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