UNION DALE - Hunter Wallis, 17, of Union Dale was recently crowned the intermediate (ages 16-20) champion turkey caller at the Mossy Oak/ National Wild Turkey Federation Grand National Turkey Calling Championships recently held in Nashville, Tenn.

Each year dozens of the best callers from across the nation attempt to take home this most prestigious calling honor.

This is Hunter's fifth strait title, having won the intermediate in 2014 and the Jr. title in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

He is a member of Zink Calls/ Avian X elite turkey calling team and Z-Unit Pro Staff and can regularly be seen on Avian X TV shown on the Pursuit Channel.

Hunter will be traveling to several states this spring hunting and filming for next years episodes and plans on continuing with a career in the hunting industry.