Dante, Va., Caller Wins Fourth National Friction Title
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bobby Woods won his second straight NWTF Grand National Calling Championship Friction Division title Feb. 14 at the NWTF Convention and Sport Show.
The Dante, Va., native triumphed for the fourth time in eight years behind the strength of his kee kee run.
Woods defeated 32 competitors.
"I thought my run went real well," said Woods. "My kee kee was my strongest call and I it hit perfect. It was a good overall run."
Champions are crowned in 10 calling divisions during the weekend. Dozens of the world’s best adult and youth turkey hunters test their skills for the ears of expert judges.
Each year, the NWTF hosts the Grand National Turkey Calling Championships during the NWTF Convention and Sport Show.
The NWTF celebrated its 40th anniversary in style in 2013 with a record 721 vendors and about 45,000 attendees.
The NWTF, a nonprofit organization and the leader in upland wildlife habitat conservation in North America, is dedicated to the conservation of the wild turkey and the preservation of our hunting heritage.
Since the NWTF’s founding, the wild turkey population has increased from 1.3 million to almost 7 million with wild turkey now inhabiting 49 states and 99 percent of suitable habitat.
Through vital partnerships with state, federal and provincial wildlife agencies, the NWTF and its members have conserved 17.3 million acres of habitat for all types of wildlife.
For more information on the NWTF or the Grand National Calling Championships call (800) THE-NWTF or visit www.nwtf.org.