Hank Shaw runs the James Beard Award-winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook, the internet's largest source of wild food recipes. A former restaurant chef and journalist, he is the author of four cookbooks, and hunts, fishes and forages near Sacramento, Calif.
Randy Newberg is the host of the popular shows, On Your Own Adventures and Fresh Tracks with Randy Newberg, both focused on self-guided public land hunting in the Western U.S. He is also the host of HuntTalk Radio, otherwise known as Randy Newberg Unfiltered.
Hank Patterson is a self-proclaimed world renowned fly fishing expert and guide. Hank owns twelve copies of "A River Runs Through It" on BluRay and an additional eight on VHS. Hank is a Boy Scout dropout, an enemy of all snakes and a card-carrying member of Trout Unlimited. If you see Hank in a bar, buy him a beer. If you see him on the river, prepare to forget everything you ever thought you knew about fly fishing.
Alexis Bonogofsky is a fourth-generation Montanan, hunter, goat and sheep rancher, writer and photographer who lives and works along the Yellowstone River in southeastern Montana. She is a founding member of Artemis Sportswomen.
Brian Barney is an adventure bowhunter that writes, films and does a podcast for Eastman's. He travels all throughout the west and Alaska searching for DIY, self-guided adventures on our public land. He has a knack for turning up and harvesting trophy animals in extreme environments.
Nicole Qualtieri is a social media freelancer and public lands advocate. Her recent work includes managing social media for both Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and ZPZ Productions, home of the MeatEater enterprise. She is about to embark on a year-long road trip with her border collie Butch Cassidy and is in the process of publishing her first book that will help urbanites connect with the outdoors.
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