Chris Parrish, of Centralia, Mo., recently won his third World turkey calling title.
The 66th annual World Championship Turkey Calling Contest was held July 17 through 19 in conjunction with the Birmingham Deer and Turkey Show in Birmingham, Ala.
Parrish, also a two-time NWTF Grand National Turkey Calling Contest champion, won a call-off with second-place finisher James Harrison, of Hillsboro, Mo., to claim the title.
Here, courtesy of our good friend Steve Stoltz, is a list of the top 12 Open Division callers.
1) Chris Parrish, Centralia, Mo.
2) James Harrison, Hillsboro, Mo.
3) Shane Hendershot, Zanesville, Ohio
4) Josh Grossenbacher, Ohio
5) Billy Yargus, Ewing, Mo.
6) Sadler McGraw, Camden, Ala.
7) Matt VanCise, Pa.
8) Mark Prudhomme, S.C.
9) Jim Pollard, Ark.
10) Mitchell Johnson, N.C.
11) Jesse Martin, Ky.
12) Steve Stoltz, Mo.