Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Bugling Bull Game Calls dominates at World Championships

Pictured at the World Elk Calling Championship (l to r) are: back row, Ron Dube, MC for the contest, Dirk Durham, Corey Jacobsen, Misty Jacobsen and Fred McClanahan Jr., contest coordinator; front row, Greg Hubbell, Jr., Colton Crawford, and Michael Hatten (natural voice division winner).

Bugling Bull Game Calls winning tradition was kept alive during the 2011 Leopold/RMEF World Elk Calling Championships held March 4 and 5 in Reno, NV, where they swept 1st place honors in all five divisions.

Professional Division – Corey Jacobsen, of Boise won the Professional Division. The OHS graduate is a 7-time World Champion and shares his elk hunting expertise at seminars throughout the northwest, as well as through his website, www.elk101.com. Ty Cary, Bugling Bull Team Member from Eugene, OR placed 5th in the pro division.

Men’s Open Division – Dirk Durham, of Moscow took top honors in the Men's Open Division. Dirk is also an OHS graduate and currently works for Nightforce Optics in Orofino. This was Dirk's 3rd win in the Men's Open Division.

Women’s Division - Misty Jacobsen, of Sandpoint won her 10th Elk Calling title, this time in the Women's Division. Another graduate of Orofino High School, Misty has competed 16 out of the last 18 years, entering in the youth division and then the women’s division. The bugling paid off in the fall of 2010 as Misty harvested a 7x7 elk.

Youth Division – 16 year old Greg Hubbell, Jr. of Belmont, CA placed 1st in the Youth Division. Greg has been entering calling contest for many years and has taken top honors in elk, turkey, goose and many other calling contests. Austin Durham, the 13-year old son of Dirk Durham, also placed 3rd in the youth division.

Pee Wee Division – Colton Crawford of McMinnville, OR won the Pee Wee Division of the Championships. Colton not only wins on stage but also in the woods, calling in a nice bull for his Dad last hunting season using Bugling Bull Game Calls.

Bugling Bull Game Call LLC is owned by Rockie and Rena Jacobsen of Kamiah, formerly of Orofino. Pictures of all the winners can be found on their web site www.buglingbull.com

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