Home: Duluth • Age: 72

Occupation: Business owner, retired. Insurance and financial planning.

Honors: Past national president, Izaak Walton League. Outdoor Life Conservationist of the year. Two honorary doctorate degrees.

Field pursuits: Bird hunter, angler. Particularly fond of rivers and trout fishing.

Quote: "To be successful as a hunter, fisher or trapper you have to live close to the earth. You have to know about the woods and the animals and the rhythms of nature. I love the culture of hunting and fishing, and the men and women of hunting and fishing. I never cease to be excited about it."