NWTF Convetion Weekend

Glass from 1977 convention. Ray Eye has attended every NWTF convention since 1977
Downtown Nashville, TN.
Arrival at the Opryland Hotel--NWTF Convention central.
Interior of the Opryland
Fountain inside of the Opryland.
The registration area awaits.
The taxidermy displays at the convention are a sight to behold. Here are some mounted gobblers in flight and some...
...mounted gobblers in fight
The raffle girls--another convention highlight.
Turkey hunters entering show floor Nashville, TN's NWTF Show.
The large crowds watching a seminar.
The sprawl of the convention floor.
Alex Rutledge shown with Ray Eye.
Bob (Walker's Game Ear) Walker and Paul Butski flank their good buddy Ray Eye.
Brenda Valentine with Ray Eye.
You want turkey hunting legends? The convention always boasts some turkey hunting legends such as Chris Kirby & Ernie Calendrelli of Quaker Boy Game Calls, Ray Eye, Preston Pittman and Jerry Antley
Colt Ford performing live.
Hunter's Specialties guru David Forbes with Ray Eye.
Dick Kirby with Ray Eye.
Eddie Salter and Matt Morett flanking Ray Eye.
Ray Eye with Ernie Calendrelli of Quaker Boy Game Calls.
Ray with the guys of Indian Creek Shooting Systems.
A group of kids in the Jakes Program.
The famous Jeff Foxworthy of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
The equally famous Jim Spencer with Ray Eye (just kidding).
Lee and Tiffany at the Team Realtree Booth.
Tiffany signing autographs at the Team Realtree booth.
A proud parent with a little turkey hunter in training.
The NWTF National Convention brings out a veritable who's who of the outdoors. Some of you folks might recognize this guy.
Mr. Tom Kelly
Preston Pittman of Pittman Game Calls
Ralph Duren signing autographs at Jakes Program
Rob Keck
Mossy Oak camo's Ronnie "Cuz" Strickland
Terry and Mark Drury
Tom Stuckey
Treebark Camo's Jim and Sherry Crumley.
The Wild Turkey Girls pose with Ray Eye.
That's one nice slice of pecan pie. Yum yum.
Ray Eye presenting a turkey hunting seminar
The crowd at Ray Eye's turkey hunting seminar
Poult calling division Benjamain Pentacost 1st place with Micuh Pentacost 3rd place
Jimmy Pollard showing off his Turkey Call.
Jimmy Pollard with his 2nd Place Trophy.
Dakota Clouser shown with his trophy.
Dakota Clouser demonstrating his calls.
Judges for 2010 Grand National Caling Contest
Mitchell Johnston 2010 Grand National Champion
North Carolina's Mitchell Johnston named Champion.

Outdoor celebrities were coming out of the woodwork at the National Wild Turkey Federation National Convention in Nashville, TN. Special correspondent Ray Eye reports.