Delaware guide Keith McGowan honked his way to a third crown in the 14th annual World Goose Calling Championship Saturday night at Easton. Winner of $3,000 and an engraved shotgun, he also won last year and in 1987.
Once again, Jerry Haggerty, who guides for Vonnies Goos Valley in Kennedyville, placed second, and third was Albert Dager of Newark, Del. Winners of the Junior Division in order of finish were Joshua Neuwiller of Cordova, Donnie Jobes of Havre de Grace and Brian Watkins of Poquoson, Va.
Ron Wieneke of Lincoln, Neb., won the Mason-Dixon duck callin championship and a ticket to the national finals in Arkansas. Second was Billy House of Colonial Heights, Va., followed by Mark Potter of Queenstown.
Brian Watkins beat out goose champ Neuwiller for duck callin honors among youngsters. Third was Chris Hitchens of Newcastle, Del.