Meet the Folks
Here you will find a brief bio by many of the folks that run the magazine and/or provide the features and articles we publish.
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E. Donnall Thomas, Jr., Co-Editor
A lifelong outdoorsman, Don Thomas has bowhunted extensively across a dozen countries in North and South America, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific in addition to his home states of Montana and Alaska, ta
G. Fred Asbell
I began shooting a bow and arrow and bowhunting in about 1961 in central Indiana. There weren't very many bow shooters or bowhunters back then, and even fewer deer, and what information you could find
David Petersen grew up in Oklahoma a long time ago, a teenage member of the same archery club as Betty Grubbs, the reigning field archery Women's National Champion during the 1960s. After serving six
Krista and Sterling Holbrook
Krista and Sterling Holbrook are dedicated traditional archers. They met 33 years ago in Florida when they discovered a mutual interest in diving and spear fishing. Sterling soon gave up flying in Ala
Jason R. Wesbrock is a native of Illinois where he lives with his wife, Christine and daughter, Rachel.Although bowhunting is his main passion in archery, he is credited with numerous tournament champ
Nathan L. Andersohn picked up an early addiction to traditional bowhunting in his birth state of Michigan. After attending college in Colorado, he fell in love with the Rocky Mountains and stayed ther
Fred Eichler is the owner of Fulldraw Outfitters. When he is not guiding hunters he splits his time between wildlife photography, freelance writing and trapping. His articles and photos have appeare
Jerry Gowins, Jr.
A lifelong resident of Oregon, Jerry and his bride of 30 years, Nancy, reside in Eugene. He has been bowhunting with traditional gear since 1989. Not coincidently, he sold his first magazine cover p
Denny Sturgis, Jr.
Denny Sturgis, Jr. received his first longbow at age three from his bowhunting father. He lives in rural Michigan with his bowhunting wife, Marie, and their four children. In addition to operating a r
As a Colorado native and avid traditional bowhunter Connie Renfro has enjoyed pursuing the wide variety of big game found in her home state. She has traveled to Alaska and has hunted several other sta
Brian Sorrells grew up hunting small game alongside his father, starting at age five. After four years of active service in the U. S. Army, he discovered bowhunting through a co-worker. His friend sta
Dennis Kamstra has been actively hunting with bow and arrow for 48 years. He and his wife, Cathy, reside in Washougal, WA and Polokwane, South Africa. He has authored numerous articles on hunting big
Duncan Pledger started shooting a bow at age four and is still at it. The grandson of one of the pioneers of archery in Wisconsin, he has a keen interest in the history of modern bowhunting. Pledger