Dan is a water resources engineer who recently took a sabbatical to study sustainable farming practices and learn how to farm by participating in the Sustainable Food Production Program at Minnesota State College-Fergus Falls. Dan is documenting his sabbatical adventures on his blog.
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” Since age 18, Tony Capecchi has been chronicling his worldwide travel and outdoor adventures for national magazines, including In-Fisherman and North American Hunter. He has co-hosted “Live Outdoors” on CBS Radio, produced television for NBC and worked on The History Channel’s hit series “MonsterQuest.”
Randy Brock, a native Minnesotan from Litchfield, grew up hunting and fishing. As the Chief Meteorologist at KTTC-TV in Rochester, Minn., he now enjoys the fresh water springs and bluffs of the Driftless Area. Randy is a lifelong student of the outdoors, which feeds his desire to conserve this special resource. He enjoys camping with his family, fly fishing and hunting for upland birds and deer.
Mitch Petrie is the owner of Muddy Boot Productions, an independent producer of outdoor television, currently producing "Wardens" on the Outdoor Channel.
Mitch writes about his passion for hunting, fishing, wildlife and the business of the outdoors.
T.R. Michels is a professional guide who specializes in trophy whitetail, turkey and bear hunts in Minnesota. He has guided in the Rocky Mountains for elk and mule deer, too. He publishes the Trinity Mountain Outdoors website at www.TRMichels.com.
Kirk Schnitker is a hunter and angler who has worked on conservation issues since the early 80's, including his work with Pheasants Forever since it began. An attorney who has litigated many outdoor cases, he has been appointed by three governors to serve on outdoors-related boards.
Trevor Anderson, 19, grew up hunting and fishing with his dad, Star Tribune outdoors columnist Dennis Anderson. He loves to fish, whether for muskies, walleyes, bass, or trout with a fly rod. In fall, he hunts waterfowl, upland game and deer with his bow.
Ron Hustvedt is an outdoors writer and photographer who covers a broad array of experiences, individuals and events centered on hunting and fishing. He is also a professional educator. Please visit his website at www.WriteOutdoors.com.
Josh Douglas caught a smallmouth bass on a trip when he was a teen, and it ignited a lifelong passion for fishing. He competes on the Silverado Pro Tour and the Bassmaster Weekend Series among other tournaments, with an ultimate goal of competing in the Bassmaster Classic.