Terri Rilling is a self-taught freelance outdoor photographer. She grew up surrounded by farmland in Three Hills, Alta., and was always curious of her surroundings. She now calls Lucan, Ont., home, where her passion for photography and hunting really started. Starting out with an Olympus Tough po... Read more »
Wendy Carefoot is the Art Director for Western Sportsman magazine, The Outdoor Edge magazine and the Canadian Firearms Journal magazine. Wendy has three almost-grown children and lives on an acreage outside of Edmonton with her husband, Dave. She enjoys camping and catching that trophy fish. She... Read more »
Michaela has worked as the assistant editor for Western Sportsman and The Outdoor Edge magazines since January 2013. Graduating from the Journalism – Print program at Niagara College, in Welland, Ont., in 2007, Michaela’s background is in newspaper journalism, a medium she has thoroughly enjo... Read more »
Gord always knew that someday he would be a cartoonist. Gord was the co-creator for Farcus, a daily cartoon that ran for 10 years in more than 250 newspapers worldwide. He was also a partner and the creative drive in Funbag Animation Studios, a successful film animation company based in Ottawa, Ont.... Read more »
Keith has been drawing ever since he can remember and knew he would be a cartoonist, even before his colourist, Gord. Keith has illustrated for numerous magazines and book publishers throughout the years, including a children’s book, My Sister Is An Angeline. He also drew two comic strip... Read more »
Justin Hoffman is a freelance outdoor writer and photographer, residing in Ottawa, Ont. With a specialty in freshwater fishing on the writing side, his photography primarily revolves around wildlife, including hunting and angling facets. As comfortable with a rod as a camera in hand, Justin's pub... Read more »
Living in the heart of the central flyway in the Canadian prairies, Lowell Strauss spends a significant amount of time hunting birds or big game, trapping or fishing. He also enjoys teaching outdoor skills such as hunter education, camping and survival. He is a competitive target shooter, range offi... Read more »
Don calls Calgary, Alta., home when he is not hiking, climbing and exploring the Rocky Mountains. Don’s lifelong passions for nature and photography provide insight and enthusiasm in his work. For 20 years, Don has been photographing wildlife and landscapes, specializing in black a... Read more »
Larry Herscovitch has spent 50 years hunting, fishing and training dogs in Canada, from Halifax, NS, to the lower mainland of BC where he now resides. His time afield is usually divided between salmon and trout fishing in the summer months and chasing upland game and waterfowl in the fall. Much o... Read more »
I was born in Calgary, now live in Edmonton and have lived in Alberta all my life. I spend as much time as possible outdoors with my camera and gun, bow or fishing rod. I most enjoy spring bear, deer and grouse hunting, as well as ice fishing for perch. I have been interested in nature and photog... Read more »
Victor Pavlicic is a retired machine mechanic who worked for General Electric for 34 years and took early retirement at 55. He is a lover of the outdoors, who has hunted and fished for most of his life and particularly enjoyed bow hunting for whitetail deer. He has been interested in wildlife photog... Read more »
Tim Allard hails from Ottawa, Ont. He's a full-time outdoor journalist, as well as author and photographer of the multi-award winning book Ice Fishing - The Ultimate Guide (2010), also available in French under the title Pêche sur glace. Tim is a regular contributor to numerous North American print... Read more »
Growing up in rural Ontario has left Ryan surrounded by natural beauty. Spending all his time as a child fishing, catching snakes and snorkeling, it was only natural for Ryan to pursue a career in the outdoors. Starting with a basic point-and-shoot camera, Ryan became hooked on creating imagery t... Read more »
I spend a minimum of 75 days in the field or on the water each year hunting, fishing or scouting. I have written magazine articles covering all freshwater species of fish and fishing for them and some saltwater species. My hunting articles cover everything from small game hunting to predator hunting... Read more »
TJ is the host of Canada’s longest running hunting television series, Outdoor Quest TV, and he is one of Canada’s most prolific outdoor writers. He has been voted Canada’s top hunting writer three times in the past four years and in 2011 he was voted Canada’s best outdoor columnist. His pass... Read more »
Nick Trehearne has been enjoying the outdoors from a very early age, doing everything from backpacking to hunting. It was this lifestyle that pushed him in the direction of a career where he can be outside for the majority of the year. As a result, Nick owns and operates Nick Trehearne Photograph... Read more »
Neil Waugh is a multi-award winning outdoors writer and photographer based in Edmonton, Alta. Raised on Alberta’s historic Coal Branch with a fly rod in his hand, Neil has been recounting his fishing and hunting adventures in numerous outdoors magazines and Internet-based publications for nearl... Read more »
Michael Hungle is an award winning outdoor writer and photographer from Regina, Sask. He specializes in waterfowl and big game hunting, walleye fishing and introducing kids to the outdoors. Michael is an active member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America and the Outdoor Writers of Canada. H... Read more »
Essentially I have had a lifelong interest in hunting, fishing and competitive shooting that has spanned more than 50 years. This innate passion for all things outdoors has led to worldwide adventures in numerous provinces and states, within 17 diverse countries around the globe, and a 30-year caree... Read more »
I grew up in Muskoka, the heart of Ontario's cottage country, and with a lake as a backyard and crown lands that sprawled for miles behind our house, fishing and hunting were always a big part of everyday life, sports I still enjoy today as much as I did when I was a kid. My aunt and uncle owned ... Read more »
A regular contributor to both Western Sportsman and The Outdoor Edge, I have had the privilege of educating and entertaining readers with a wide range of how-to articles, feature stories, news items, product reviews and columns since 1992. Aside from regular features, I continue to wri... Read more »
Jessica Reilly is an angling enthusiast and grew up exploring the streams and rivers of northern Alberta and BC. She spends most of her free time fly fishing, fly tying and searching the backcountry for new favourite fishing holes. When she doesn’t have a rod and reel in hand, she works as a fishe... Read more »
Jeff Schlachter was born and raised on a farm in the prairies of southern Alberta. From the time Jeff could walk, he followed his Dad around like a shadow and grew up shooting, riding horses, hunting, fishing and camping. After college, his love of the great outdoors steered him to Canmore where ... Read more »
Led by his father, Gord wet many lines trolling for lake trout along the rugged shorelines of Lake Superior and developed a passion and love for the rugged outdoors early in his life. Now an award winning freelance outdoor writer, Gord’s been published in several Canadian magazines. During the... Read more »
I’ve grown up hunting and fishing in the southern part of Manitoba and over into Ontario’s Sunset Country. All seasons, all weather, most weekends you could find me in a tree stand or on a body of water, soft or hard. I did quite a bit of guiding for channel cats on the Red River with the Cats o... Read more »
Duane is an award winning writer and photographer who was born in Blairmore, Alta., and grew up in nearby Bellevue in the Crowsnest Pass. He has a Bachelor of Science in zoology and a Masters of Science in biology from the University of Calgary, plus a pre-Masters of Science from the University of M... Read more »
Dominique Liboiron is an author, journalist, photographer and speaker. The outdoor sports he’s most passionate about are hunting, fly fishing (especially for brook trout) wilderness camping and canoeing. Dominique says his most memorable outdoor adventures are living in a canvas tent for six mo... Read more »
Born in California, David O'Farrell grew up on a remote cattle ranch in northern British Columbia. He started his guiding career at the age of 15 when he took a job wrangling horses for a local outfitter. David has spent the last 30 years guiding hunters, anglers and trappers in Canada's far north. ... Read more »
I was born and grew up in Victoria, BC, and attended the University of Victoria, then the BC Institute of Technology (fish, wildlife and recreation program) and the University of Waterloo (Bachelor of Science in biology). Once I graduated, my work as an environmental consultant for six years took me... Read more »
Brad Fenson has been a freelance writer, photographer and presenter for over 26 years, earning him 45 national communication awards. An avid outdoorsman, Brad is passionate about hunting, fishing, conservation and all things outdoors. From the high Arctic to the southern parts of the... Read more »
Sandwiched between being born in Alberta and retiring there, Al Voth pursued a law enforcement career that covered much of western Canada. His life-long interest in hunting and firearms was reflected in that career, as he spent the early portion working on an Emergency Response Team and the majority... Read more »
An experienced environmental field biologist and outdoors guide, Adrian Skok holds degrees in the honours program, majoring in both biology and environmental resource sciences. Adrian has conducted biologic field research ranging from genetic and reproductive success of shorebirds and waterfowl acro... Read more »