Mossy Oak Congratulates ProStaffers Top Finishes at 2018 NWTF Calling Championship

(L ro R) Rob Keck, Josh Grossenbacher, Dave Owens, Matt VanCise, Jesse Martin, JR Lanham, Vince Rosdahl, NWTF President

WEST POINT, MS-( Mossy Oak, the official camo of the NWTF, congratulates ProStaffers Dave Owens, Josh Grossenbacher, Matt VanCise, Jesse Martin, JR Lanham, Kerry Elliott, Shane Simpson, Pat Strawser and Hunter Wallis for their top finishes in the 2018 NWTF Grand National Calling Championships.

Winning the Senior Division Championship was Owens,
Winning the Senior Division Championship was Owens,

Winning the Senior Division Championship was Owens, followed by Grossenbacher (first runner up), VanCise (second runner up), Martin (third runner-up) and Lanham (fourth runner-up). All five callers are members of the Mossy Oak ProStaff. The NWTF Calling Championship was part of the 42nd annual NWTF Convention and Sports Show, which was held February 14-18 in Nashville, Tennessee at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.

“Mossy Oak is incredibly proud of all of our ProStaffers who competed in the contests, and they’re always exciting to watch every year,” said Tim Anderson, Director of Public Relations and ProStaff Manager for Mossy Oak. “We’re pleased to have nine of our ProStaffers taking home prizes from the Grand National Championships.”

Martin was also the winner of the Head-to-Head Competition and Team Challenge along with Mossy Oak ProStaffer Kerry Elliott. In the Gobbling Championship, Elliott finished second runner-up. Shane Simpson, another Mossy Oak ProStaffer, competed in the Owl Hooting Championship and finished as third runner-up. VanCise claimed the top prize in the Friction Championship while Strawser finished as first runner-up.

Mossy Oak also sponsored the Youth Grand National Turkey Calling Championship and is proud of all the young men and women who competed and took home prizes in those events. Wallis was the winner in the Intermediate Division Championship for ages 16-20.

The Mossy Oak ProStaff is a group of top outdoorsmen and women from across the country that act as spokespersons for the brand. Members of our National ProStaff are people the hunting community will recognize from their hunting expertise and accomplishments, videos, TV and magazine articles. The National Staff also includes men and women well-known outside the industry who just love to hunt and be outdoors. Our Regional Pro Staff is a group of accomplished hunters who promote Mossy Oak in various regions across the U.S. They also manage a more localized Field Staff in their regions. From event support to retail store grand openings to radio and TV appearances, our ProStaff adds value to the Mossy Oak brand nationally, regionally and locally. For more information, visit

Haas Outdoors Inc. is headquartered in West Point, Miss., was established in 1986 and is home of Mossy Oak. For more than 30 years, Mossy Oak has been a leading outdoors lifestyle brand that specializes in developing and marketing modern camouflage designs for hunters and outdoors enthusiasts. The Mossy Oak Brand and patterns can be found on a multitude of products worldwide. Haas Outdoors Inc. is the parent company of Mossy Oak, BioLogic, Mossy Oak Productions, MOOSE Media, Nativ Nurseries, Nativ Living, GameKeepers, GameKeeper Kennels and Mossy Oak Properties. Mossy Oak is the official camouflage of the National Wild Turkey Federation, Ducks Unlimited, Quality Deer Management Association and Mack’s Prairie Wings and the official pattern of B.A.S.S., MLF and Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.

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