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2 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Rod Haydel. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Rod Haydel, often where they are interviewed.

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2 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Rod Haydel. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Rod Haydel, often where they are interviewed.

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Rod Haydel, Haydel's Game Calls

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During their high school years, Rod Haydel and his brother joined their father, the iconic Eli Haydel, in the garage where they mixed sometimes imperfect compound resins to cast clear polymer duck calls that were marketed as "Blows When Wet." At the time, when only about 20 duck calls were being plied in hunting catalogs, it seemed like a great way for the boys to offset their upcoming college expenses. Looking back decades later, it transformed the duck call manufacturing industry, becoming a hugely successful family-owned business. It also became the late Eli Haydel's - and the Haydel family's - endearing legacy.  But how'd Eli Haydel get the idea for producing these calls and what'd his mother think when he quit a steady job to pursue the dream? What are some of Rod's fondest memories growing up duck hunting among family? When did he realize that his father was different, maybe more famous in the duck hunting world, than other dads? How has Haydel's Game Calls grown since the earlier days, what new product got Ramsey fired up, and why do they remain Made in America? It's another great Duck Season Somewhere episode from deep in Louisiana.  

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Aug 17 2020 · 56mins
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Episode #53: Rod Haydel

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On this episode, Jeff and Andy, are joined by Rod Haydel of the iconic Haydel Game Calls. Rod comes on to talk about how his dad, Eli, started the company over 30 years ago and how they changed along the way. The guys also discuss duck calling contest and how Amazon is playing a factor in the call market today.

Aug 08 2018 · 1hr 10mins