A teenage 'Duck Dynasty' in Marlow

High school sophomore Jackson White makes and sells his own duck calls.
by Ed Godfrey Published: December 15, 2013
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He's only a sophomore in high school, but Jackson White seems to have found his calling.

The comparisons to “Duck Dynasty” never cease for White, but there is one big difference between the Marlow teen and the duck call makers from West Monroe, La.

“I'm only 15,” White said. “I can't grow a beard yet.”

White is no threat to the Duck Commander's empire yet, but he has turned the garage at his Marlow home into a duck call factory of his own.

White makes and sells his own duck calls under the brand name of Fowled Out Custom Calls.

“Every day after school I go home and make (duck calls) for three or four hours,” White said. “On Saturdays, I spend about seven or eight hours making calls. It's very time-consuming.”

Fed up with the high price of duck calls, White decided to start making and selling his own after watching tutorial videos on YouTube.

“I got tired of paying for the name, paying $100 for each call,” he said. “I just watched YouTube. I bought all the stuff (to make calls) and it was trial and error from there.”

He invested $2,000 to start the business, buying a wood lathe, carving tools, a drill press, wood and acrylic blanks, and the inserts.

White uses Cocobolo wood, a tropical hardwood from Central America, to make the calls because it is supposedly the best sounding wood for duck calls.


by Ed Godfrey
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Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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FOWLED OUT CUSTOM CALLS

Jackson White's duck calls can be ordered through his Facebook page, Fowled Out Custom Calls. He can also be contacted by email at Jackson.White28@yahoo.com or by phone at (580) 467-4918.

Murf's Guns in Duncan also sells White's custom calls.

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