Hunter’s Specialties National Pro Staff Member Audrey McQueen Wins 9th Women’s World Elk Calling Title
Cedar Rapids, Iowa – -(AmmoLand.com)- Audrey McQueen, a member of the Hunter’s Specialties National Pro Staff, recently won her 9th Women’s World Elk Calling Championship at the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s 25th annual convention.
Audrey currently lives in Eagar, Arizona and operates Trophy Ridge Outfitters (www.trophyridgeoutfitters.net) with her husband Roger; offering hunts for elk, mule deer, antelope and oryx.
“I grew up on a ranch near the small town of Luna, New Mexico,” said McQueen. “My favorite hobbies were always fishing and hunting. I have always been very competitive and enjoy calling contests. A couple of years ago I started competing on the Women’s Bassmaster Tour as a professional angler. Last year I placed second in the Women’s Bassmaster Tournament championship.”
In addition to her record 9 World Elk Calling titles, Audrey has also won back-to-back Best of the West elk calling titles and twenty-three first place state championships. She continues to consistently be one of the top callers in the country.
“We’re excited to have Audrey as a member of our National Pro Staff,” said Hunter’s Specialties Field Services Coordinator Neal Denison. “Her abilities not only as a competition caller, but a hunter, have placed her in an elite group of professionals in the industry. It’s pretty amazing that just 7 days after winning the championship she gave birth to her first child, Taylor Lynn. That’s what I call dedication.”
The World Elk Calling Championships are held to help raise awareness of elk habitat and conservation initiatives of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. To date, the RMEF has helped to protect or enhance more than 5.5 million acres. Winners receive prizes ranging from $500.00 up to $2500.00 for first place.
For more information, log onto the Hunter’s Specialties website at www.hunterspec.com, write to 6000 Huntington Court NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402, or call a Consumer Service Specialist at 319-395-0321.