Troy Taylor Duck Calling Seminar, Sun Aug 25th 2013 8-4pm at Raahauge’s in Norco CA


Mar 11, 2001
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Troy Taylor Duck Calling Seminar, Sun Aug 25th 2013 8-4pm at Raahauge’s in Norco CA

Cost: $90 Dollars

Sponsored by Ruckus Outfitter of Washington State

In order to ensure enough one-on-one instruction there is a 20 person limit

First come first serve – No walk-ins – Lunch provided

Secure your spot ASAP by contacting John Fithian before sending in your money

A 50$ Dollar deposit is required by Aug 2th 2013 to hold your spot
(Deposit in non-refundable unless we fill your spot)

Your Instructor: Troy Taylor has been making calls that have been used by guides and competition callers alike. Troy’s Calls have won the Grand National Call Makers Contest in 2002 and 2005. Troy Taylor himself won the Washington State Calling Championship in 2000 and in 2004, his calls have won the Washington State Contest 5 years in a row, along with other contests around the country.

You will learn: The physics of duck calls, how they work, how and when to tune a call. Everyone from novices to experts will learn from this class, practicing a variety of simple exercises and drills. Learning how to "talk" to ducks will be demonstrated, along with information and tips on duck calling competitions. THIS IS A HANDS ON WORKSHOP.

Types of calls in use-Plastic reed-Arkansas Style-Metal reed calls of Tennessee-The physiology of calls and the caller-Call construction and parts-Why a call works or doesn't work-What is required to make it play-The physics of call operation-The physics of the call and the caller and how they must balance each other

How to control pressure and air stream velocity-proper lip, tongue, and finger positions-Correct breathing techniques-How to produce hi-hard, clean, and crisp notes-Imitating the feeding chuckle-Cleaning and adjusting your call-Call tuning-Plus much more.

What to bring: You are encouraged to bring: sharp scissors, razor knife, a note book to take your notes, and your favorite call. Note, the tuning and reed cutting sections are for a single reed call.

Event questions should be directed to John Fithian email or call (818) 720-1364

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