CALLING THE WILD
THE HISTORY OF ARKANSAS DUCK CALLS: A LEGACY OF CRAFTSMANSHIP AND RICH HUNTING TRADITION
Avid Arkansas duck call collector and author, Mike Lewis chronicles the history of Arkansas duck call making and captures the spirit of over fifty renowned call makers with enthralling, evocative historical profiles. He recounts how Arkansas artisans dominated the early market and continued to influence the design and refinement of the modern duck call through the vivid combination of images and stories. The four hundred page book traces the evolution of call design from 1890 to 2017, featuring the work of call makers, whose contributions of hand-crafted duck calls are highly regarded as among the prized in the world. Lewis includes over three hundred call makers and over seven hundred photographs that facilitate identification of the calls. in this highly collectable legacy publication.
Written by Mike Lewis / Photography by Lisa Buser / Forward by Howard Harlan / Editor & Publisher Susan Schadt Press / ISBN 978-0-9973559-3-2