Alex Rutledge, of Birch Tree, Missouri, has hunted turkey, deer, elk, and predators for over 30 years. He holds several turkey calling titles, including the 1987 National Amateur Turkey calling Championship, the 1987 Missouri State Turkey Calling Championship, and the 1988 Grand National Gobbling Championship. Alex is also a two-time South Central Missouri Ozark Calling Champion, Southeast Missouri Gobbling Champion, and the Southwest Open Turkey Calling Champion.
Alex has appeared on the Hunter’s Specialties Outdoors television show on The Outdoor Channel, the PrimeTime Bucks, PrimeTime Bulls and Cutt’n & Strutt’n DVD series, ESPN’s Whitetail Country, and others.
Alex’s is now the host of his very own 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, sharing his knowledge, faith, and sense of humor with the hunting community. He 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 for his lifelong dedication to the sport of hunting and his efforts to introduce women, children, and disabled individuals to the outdoors.