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World Goose Calling: Walling is Champ of Champs

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Romeoville's Wade Walling claimed the Champion of Champions in the World Goose Calling Championship at the Waterfowl Festival in Easton, Md.

I really need to get in some year and see the Waterfowl Festival.

Here is the word from Drake Waterfowl Systems. Walling is a member of their team and also guides for Ultimate Waterfowlers in the northern suburbs.

2010 World Goose Calling Championship

Thanks for following the World Goose Calling Championship and other calling contest held at the 40th Annual Waterfowl Festival in Easton, MD. Join us in congratulation Drake Elite Team members Mitch Hughes and Wade Walling for their big wins at the contests. Mitch earned the 2010 World Goose Championship title and Wade earned the 2010 World Goose Champion of Champions title. See the full contest results below:

• 2010 Senior World Goose Calling Championship
1. Mitch Hughes - Easton, MD -- Drake Elite Team
2. Field Hudnall - West Fork, KY
3. Robbie Iverson - Ottawa, IL
4. Wade Walling - Romeoville, IL -- Drake Elite Team
5. Trevor Shannahan - Millington, MD

• 2010 Champion of Champions Contest
1. Wade Walling - Romeoville, IL -- Drake Elite Team
2. Mitch Hughes - Easton, MD -- Drake Elite Team
3. Hunter Grounds - Johnston City, IL -- Drake Elite Team
4. Robbie Iverson - Ottawa, IL
5. Field Hudnall - West Fork, KY
6. Tim Grounds - Johnston City, IL -- Drake Elite Team
7. Josh Neuwiller - Easton, MD -- Drake Elite Team
8. Keith McGowan - Dover, DE -- Drake Elite Team

• 2010 Junior World Goose Calling Championship
1. Grier Wakefield - Willmington, DE
2. Andrew Graham - Cheney, WA
3. Michael Ritter - Carterville, IL -- Drake Competition Calling Team
4. Gabe Evrard - Marion, IL
5. Blake Hodge - Lancaster, SC -- Drake Competition Calling Team

• 2010 World Live Duck Calling Championship
1. Trevor Shannahan - Millington, MD
2. Bret Crowe - Durham, CA
3. Josh Manuel - Coldwater, MS
4. Field Hudnall - West Fork, KY
5. Brad Allen - Judsonia, AR

• 2010 World Live Goose Calling Championship
1. Forrest Carpenter - Longmont, CO
2. Hunter Grounds - Johnston City, IL -- Drake Elite Team
3. Trevor Shannahan - Millington, MD
4. Mitch Hughes - Easton, MD -- Drake Elite Team
5. Jake Steppe - Suddlersville, MD

• 2010 Mason-Dixon Regional Duck Calling Contest (World Duck Championship qualifier)
1. Robbie Iverson - Ottawa, IL
2. Jacob Stanley - Dover, DE
3. Zach Raulie - Green Cove Springs, FL
4. Jake Lay - Parsons, TN
5. Derek Foote - Wilmington, NC

• 2010 Junior Mason-Dixon Regional Duck Calling Contest
1. Bobby Spivey - Baltimore, MD
2. Grier Wakefield - Wilmington, DE
3. Joseph Gentry - Eads, TN
4. Blake Hodge - Lancaster, SC -- Drake Competition Calling Team
5. Nathan Garrett - Wilmington, NC

Illinois is well represented, including the well-known Grounds clan from Downstate and Robbie iverson from Ottawa.

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