Barnie Calef was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He is a 3 Time World Champion duck caller. Barnie has won World duck calling titles in 3 different decades and 2 different centuries including rare back to back victories. When Barnie walked off the stage in 2000 with his 3rd World Championship ring, he entered an elite fraternity of duck callers. Only 6 men have won 3 World Championships in the 75 year history of the contest held each year in Stuttgart, AR. The back to back titles hadn’t been accomplished since 1973-1974. Barnie has 8 top ten finishes at the World Championships along with 13 state and regional titles. In addition Barnie won the coveted K’s Traditional, an invitational only duck calling competition that included several former World Champions. Barnie has been in the outdoor industry shooting dvd’s, television shows and promoting his line of duck and goose calls since 2000.