At SHOT Show 2016, Weatherby premiered its new Vanguard Camilla, a rifle designed exclusively with the huntress in mind. The company's mission, from the start, was to craft a rifle that was designed from the ground up for women, by women—and not to just make a smaller, pinker version of a standard Vanguard. The result is the Camilla.
"Naming the rifle was just as unique as the design and development process," says Women of Weatherby's, Brenda Weatherby. "We conducted an on-line contest and the #1 name was 'Camilla', the wife of our founder, Roy Weatherby. We couldn't have come up with a better way to honor the First Lady of Weatherby."
To honor Camilla—and huntresses everywhere—the company rolled out a tribute video discussing the rifle's beginnings, just in time for Mother's Day 2016. It is embedded above.