Alex Rutledge, of BirchÂ Tree, Missouri, has hunted turkey, deer, elk, and predators for overÂ 30 years. He holds several turkey calling titles, including the 1987 National Amateur TurkeyÂ calling Championship,Â the 1987 Missouri State Turkey Calling Championship,Â and the 1988 Grand National Gobbling Championship.Â Alex is also aÂ two-time South Central Missouri Ozark Calling Champion, Southeast MissouriÂ Gobbling Champion, and the Southwest Open Turkey Calling Champion.
Alex has appeared on the Hunterâ€™s Specialties Outdoors television show on TheÂ Outdoor Channel, the PrimeTime Bucks, PrimeTime Bulls and Cuttâ€™n & Struttâ€™nÂ DVD series, ESPNâ€™s Whitetail Country, and others.
Alex’s is now the host ofÂ his very ownÂ show, Bloodline, which can be found on the Pursuit channel.
In addition to his television appearences, Alex conducts seminars across the country on hunting whitetails and turkeys,Â sharing his knowledge, faith, and sense of humor with the hunting community. HeÂ also enjoys guiding smallmouth fishing trips on Ozark streams in his off time.
In 2007, he was inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame forÂ his lifelong dedication to the sport of hunting and his efforts to introduceÂ women, children, and disabled individuals to the outdoors.