Andrew Vavra is the marketing specialist at Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s national headquarters. Born and bred in Minnesota, he's a passionate sportsman who appreciates the thrills (and chills) that come with hunting, fishing and camping in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
Brian Klawitter is an expert in trophy flathead catfish and sturgeon fishing. He owns and operates BrianK's Trophy Catfishing and Sturgeon Adventures. His guiding and seminars first cover safety, then education on fishing for the "monsters of the rivers."
Kent Mittelstaedt is a tournament angler from Minnetonka. He has spent a lot of time on the water and is a member of the Minnesota Bass Federation. His forte is mainly fishing deep structure for bass, but he also enjoys learning new methods of all sorts.
Chad Hines owns and operates Willow Creek Kennels and Hunting located in central Minnesota. Chad and his trainers have trained and titled over 60 Master Hunters along with numerous NAVHDA and field trial dogs. Willow Creek is constantly seeking ways to incorporate a more positive approach to training dogs and helping customers develop their dog of a lifetime. You can find training articles and videos at willowcreekkennels.net or on Willow Creek's Youtube channel.
For 37 years, Jeff Hughes has been the managing partner at Wild Wings of Oneka private hunt club in Hugo. An avid outdoor sportsman, he's on the board of the Minnesota Outdoor Heritage Alliance and the North American Game Bird Association.
Travis Frank’s motto is "Livin’ the dream." That means he’s on the water or in the field 300 days a year. He’s been a fishing guide at Trophy Encounters for the past 10 seasons chasing Minnesota’s toughest fish, the muskie. When he’s not on the water, he's in the deer stand or chasing Midwest fowl.
Anthony Hauck is the public relations specialist at Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever's national headquarters. He grew up on a farm in western Minnesota and now lives in White Bear Lake. He loves to hunt pheasants, Hungarian partridge, grouse, woodcock, waterfowl and deer.
Bob St. Pierre is director of marketing and public relations for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. A lifelong bird hunter, he chases upland birds each fall from Michigan to Montana with his German shorthaired pointer. He's often on the FAN Outdoors show, 6 to 8 a.m. Saturdays on 1130 AM.