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John Stephens

John Stephens, President and owner of RNT Calls Inc., was born and raised on an Arkansas county rice farm. He grew up hunting ducks and geese. After graduating from Stuttgart High School he went on to earn a degree in landscape architecture from Mississippi State University, a field in which he worked for a short while; however, his fondness of duck hunting, competitive duck calling and call building brought him home. John was the youngest to ever qualify for the World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest at the age of 13 under the tutelage of the late Butch Richenback, founder of Rich-N-Tone Duck Calls. After his first time of competing in the World’s Championship, John went on to win the World’s Championship its maximum of 3 times in 1995, 1998 and 2005; recently culminating his competitive career in 2015 winning the coveted Champion of Champions.

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