Cowboy Classic - Signed and Numbered

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The Cowboy Classic


Sure-Shot Game Calls is celebrating its 60th anniversary and honoring the life and memory of its founder James “Cowboy” Fernandez with a special limited-edition Cowboy Commemorative Series Duck Call. Each of these collectable award-winning Yentzen Classic double reed calls are engraved with Cowboy’s signature and the first 100 purchased will be packaged in a box personally autographed by the legend himself.

Co-founder, inventor and world champion caller James “Cowboy” Fernandez passed away in August 2018 at age 86. Cowboy worked with George Yentzen to design and patent the first double reed duck call in 1950 and the triple reed in 1968. Cowboy was the first Texan and first double reed contestant to win the Worlds Duck Calling Championship in Stuttgart, Arkansas in 1959 using the double reed Yentzen Caller. And others followed, winning World Championships with this Yentzen Caller as well. He was well known for his calling prowess and won numerous regional and international competitions. Fernandez was inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame in 2014.


“When Cowboy passed, we wanted to do something to honor him,” explained Charlie Holder, current owner of Sure-Shot Game Calls. “He was so proud of this company he co-founded 60 years ago. We thought this would be a fitting tribute to honor him and the call that he designed and helped him become a world champion.”

 Classics are designed to exact specs from an original Yentzen call and tuned using our proprietary methods.


The best gift for any avid Waterfowler that has it all!



Reviews (1)

Kirk D. Nov 5th 2019

Cowboy Classic still as sweet as ever!

When I first heard of the Cowboy Classic I knew I'd be the first to order. Not to put it on display but to put it on my lanyard - and put it to use. It arrived last Thursday and by Friday it was on my lanyard, right next to my One2, And by the following day it was with me on the edge of a duck hole in central Kansas. When it wasn't being used to bring it the ducks (and boy did it!), I enjoyed hearing other stories from people I had just met about when they were first introduced to Yentzen duck calls - many many years ago. #55 of 1959 has logged three hunts so far - and is responsible for three limits of ducks, and a handful of new friends. Can't ask for any more than that! Cheers to 60 more years of Yentzen success....

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