First Look: Winchester Xpert Teal

posted on July 2, 2024
Lede Xpert Teal

Winchester Ammunition has introduced a high-velocity steel shotshell for waterfowl hunters that live to hear the buzz of early-season teal. Available in 12 gauge 2 ¾ inch and 3 inch, Xpert Teal features high-velocity payloads that provide increased range and allow for shorter leads on fast-flying teal.

Winchester's Xpert line of steel shotshell ammunition has been a favored stalwart among dedicated hunters since its 2001 introduction. While the line also includes sub-variants dedicated to Pheasants, Snow Geese and multi-purpose Game and Target loads, by far its best know is Xpert Waterfowl. Utilizing corrosion resistant #6 steel shot, Xpert (Waterfowl) Teal promises to not only provide excellent patterns for the fast little birds, but also to stand up to hard, wet, repeated trips to the blind. A 1 1/8 ounce payload in both shell lengths means the shells can be had in muzzle velocities of 1400 fps, all the way up to a blistering 1550 fps.

For more information on this Winchester Xpert Teal, available in boxes of 25 shells, head over to

Brand Symbol Caliber Length Velocity
Payload Shot Size Box Size
Xpert WEX12H6 12 gauge 2 3/4” 1400 1 1/8 oz. #6 Steel 25 rounds
Xpert WEX1236 12 gauge 3” 1550 1 1/8 oz. #6 Steel 25 rounds


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