- > Avid hunter, fisherman, trapper & former fishing guide.
- > Graduate of the University of South Dakota.
- > Member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA).
- > Member The Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers (AGLOW).
- > Retired Editor, Sioux City Journal, Outdoor Writer, Sioux City Journal, The Outdoorsmen Magazine & Siouxland Outdoors.
- > 2016 Inductee into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
- > Contributing Writer to Mid-West Game & Fish.
- > Seminar speaker at Boat, Sport & Travel Shows
- > Co-Host of Outdoorsmen Adventures Television
- > Jiffy Ice Augers