VIDEO: Duck Dynasty meets Game of Thrones Last year, they sold 60, 000 of their Duck Commander callers. This year, they are projected to sell over 750, 000, and at an average price of $59. 72 (they range from $19. 95 to $179. Duck calls are still being produced daily by the Robertsons and friends on the site. You will definitely want to duck into the store and grab some great Duck Commander items to remember your trip. You can also view the largest duck call created to commemorate the Duck Commander's 40th Anniversary. Estimated Net Worth: $20 Million. In the hands of Willie Robertson, the second youngest son of Phil and Miss Kay, Duck Commander went from a family business to a multi-million dollar business. In 2011, before the show premiered, Duck Commander sold about 60, 000 duck calls; in 2012, when the show premiered, that increased to 300, 000. Phil Robertson, a football quarterback at Louisiana Tech University, founded the company. He began his business in a dilapidated boat, where he spent 25 years making duck calls from Louisiana cedar trees.
'Duck Dynasty' star: why he was fired from fast food job "Duck Dynasty's" Tim Guraedy, a. k. a. "Mountain Man, " may be an author, radio host and recording artist but he wants us all to know he has stayed true to his roots.
A former college quarterback from Monroe, La., Robertson gave up a coaching career for his love of duck hunting when he discovered he could whittle a better duck call than any on the market -- a move that eventually made him millions of dollars and earned his family their own reality TV series.
Anyway, the Robertsons are now making wines with the same winery that produces Sutter Home. The label is also called Duck Commander, and its first release includes a 2011 zinfandel-merlot-cabernet blend called Triple Threat, a 2012 chardonnay dubbed Wood Duck and a 2012 pink moscato known as Miss Priss.
In mid-December 2013, controversy from an interview Phil Robertson gave to GQ magazine resulted in an indefinite suspension by A&E, due to remarks he made which were being widely viewed as anti-gay. Following public pressure on A&E to lift the suspension, he was reinstated nine days later.
Put simply it is all because of Duck Calls. The calls made by Duck Commander have proven that they have the most realistic sounds, are easy to use, and probably one of the better selling points is that each one is still put together by hand and quality tested at the warehouse in West Monroe, Louisiana.
Here is our list of the Best Beginner Duck Calls: Duck Commander Triple Threat. Buck Garder Double Nasty. Uncle Si Single Reed Duck Call. Duck Commander Camo Max. Haydels DR-85 Duck Call. Duck Commander Ole Raspy.
With their recent pay raise, the 20-person cast will be making over $200, 000 per episode! At seven episodes a season, that means they'll rake in a whopping $1. 4 million for season four! Willie Robertson's book, The Duck Commander Family, has sold over 1 million copies on Amazon.
Robertson is a devout Christian, a member of and elder at the White's Ferry Road Church of Christ in West Monroe, and is outspoken about his beliefs.
Since he hunted ducks long before ever working with Duck Commander, Jase states that no matter what happens with the business, he will still go hunting every day the season is open and work his schedule out. Jase and his family are currently starring in the A&E hit series “Duck Dynasty. ”
The first patent for a duck call was by Elam Fisher of Detroit in 1870. It consisted of a reed attached to a mouthpiece. Fred Allen of Monmouth, Illinois made the first modern-style call in 1863.
The 7 Best Duck Calls on the Market Here are the seven best duck calls that you can buy. Buck Gardner Double Nasty Wood Duck Call. Rich-n-Tone RNT Macrohen Double Reed. Faulk's Professional Duck Call. Haydel's Double Reed Mallard. Duck Commander 6-in-1 Whistle. Zink Nothing But Green Black Stealth. Duck Commander Triple Threat.
Duck Commander Willie's Camo Max Duck Call Willie Roberson's designed callers are very popular by waterfowl hunters all around the US. This is because his callers produce realistic and effective sounds that mimic the calls of a mallard hen. It's definitely one of the best duck calls out today.