Carl has been a firefighter/medic for 20 years and has a passion for the outdoors and conservation. Carl started as a competition turkey caller 17 years ago. He is now a 3 time Illionois, Ohio, and Indiana State Owl Calling Champ. He placed at Grand Nationals twice. He has placed in over 25 state and local contests. He started The Indiana Youth Turkey Hunt at Big Oaks Fish & Wildlife Area. Carl makes special appearances on Hunter Specialties Outdoors TV, Realtree All Stars of Spring, and Turkey Call TV. Carl also does traveling all over the midwest doing seminars on whitetails, turkey and predator hunting.