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Hunter Safety Instructor
Learn to Hunt Mentor
Ryan has been hunting since he was 8 years old. Ryan hunts throughout the Midwest. He spends the majority of his time hunting in Northeastern Wisconsin. Ryan hunts deer, bear, waterfowl, and turkey. His true passion is sitting in a bow stand chasing trophy whitetails. When Ryan is not hunting, he is a High School Social Studies teacher. He enjoys spending time with family and friends in the outdoors.
Cabela's North American Bass Circuit
TBF (The Bass Federation) Zone 2 Winner
TBF State Tournament Winner
TBF Divisionals Winner
TBF National Championship - 6th Place (Aired on NBC Sports)
BFL All-American participant - 14th Place (Aired on NBC Sports)
Ben has been bass fishing for the past 25 years. He has 12 years of tournament experience with local, regional, and national exposure in both traditional and nontraditional settings. Ben has experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating bass tackle and equipment. Ben spends the majority of his time fishing tournaments in the Midwest Region of the United States. When Ben is not spending time on the water he is teaching High School Business and Marketing.
Cory is an avid and knowledgeable outdoors-man. Cory loves the challenge and the thrill and the pursuit of wild game. Cory is a well known waterfowl hunter in the area, but also contains great knowledge in trapping, deer and turkey hunting. Cory also spends a lot of time on the water searching for the elusive musky. If you have any questions about Waterfowl hunting or trapping, Cory is your guy. When Cory is not hunting, he enjoys spending time with friends and family and four-wheeling.
My first experience of hunting when I just stable enough to walk without falling, my father had taken me up into one of his tree stands as we watched for deer to walk by. When I turned 6 years old my grandfather taught me how to use a 4 -10 shotgun that he taught my father with when he was younger. When I turned 16 I began to travel down to camp that my grandfather, father and uncles had founded and I started to hunt on my own. Out of all the Mississippi deer I have managed to kill from the first time I started to hunt. My biggest kill was 142’ 12 buck.
I am a 3rd generation hound hunter. I spend the majority of my time in Northeastern Wisconsin hunting black bears, coyote, and whitetail deer. My true passion is bear hunting with hounds. When I am not hunting I am working for the City of Peshtigo. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
I am Kristen Nickel I am 20 years old. I am from a pretty small town located in south eastern Wisconsin. I have been tagging along with my dad hunting since I was 3. I became a licensed hunter when I turned 12. My biggest enjoyment of hunting is hunting with my hound dogs. I have 4 hounds at this time. The main things I hunt with my hounds are raccoon and coyote, but we also have a rabbit dog. I also show one of my hound dogs in the UKC competitions. I also like to deer hunt with my bow and gun, along with goose and duck hunting and I also have recently started to really get in to bow fishing.
Mike has been hunting since he was 12 years old. He was introduced to hunting by his uncle and best friend Ryan. Mike currently live in Northeast Wisconsin where he does most of his hunting but loves to travel and hunt different places across the Midwest. Mike hunts whitetail deer, ducks, geese, pheasants, turkeys and grouse. His true passion is goose hunting. When Mike is not hunting he is an avid Wisconsin Badger fan and loves to fish. With every hunt comes new learning experiences and a lasting memory as a member of Reel Hunting Outdoors.
Zach Polaske is an avid deer and bear hunter. Zach has over 20 years of hunting and fishing experience. He spends the majority of his time chasing trophy whitetail deer and bear. When Zach is not hunting, he is spending time with his family and fishing big water for salmon and walleye.
Whitetails and property managementt
Jason has been hunting since he was 7 years old. At a young age Jason was introduced to hunting from family members who primarily hunted deer. Jason began hunting deer at the age of 12. Jason spends most of his time hunting deer in Northeastern Wisconsin. Jason specifically focuses his passion of hunting to being in the stand bow hunting deer. Jason also has a serious interest in deer/land management. Jason completed the Quality Deer Management Association’s deer steward course. Additionally, Jason enjoys filming hunts
Wenzel Outdoor Production
Luke is avid outdoorsman who's passion is chasing trophy whitetails throughout the Midwest. Most of his efforts and concentration is in WI and Upper MI. Through out the off season luke enjoys bass fishing and chasing muskies.
I have grown up in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin my entire life, and started sitting in a duck blind when I was 4 years old with my dad. Once I was of age I began hunting ducks, pheasant, and deer. I picked up bow hunting when I was 17 and fell in love with it. On top of hunting, I take yearly fishing trips to places like Canada, Minnesota, and Green Bay. In the last few years I have picked up Ice fishing and really focused in on waterfowl hunting. When I am not hunting or fishing I am working as a Firefighter/Paramedic with Dousman Fire District and Fort Atkinson Fire Rescue, I also work as a Basement Environmental Specialist for Badger Basement Systems.
I started out going on deer hunts with my dad and my uncles when I was 8 in Northeast Wisconsin. When I was 16 my family was living in the La Crosse area and I got introduced into waterfowl hunting by some friends and now I am hooked. You can find me in the marsh most every weekend in the fall and when I am in my deer stand and the action is slow dreaming about late season mallards on the Mississippi River. I am also a certified Hunters Safety Instructor.
I am a Wildlife Major along with an Ag education major at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Ga. I have a passion to teach young adults about the importance of wildlife management, not just hunting, but how to identify skulls, tracks, what the game likes to eat and other signs of wildlife in the area. I love to teach and volunteer. I've volunteered to help DNR with youth hunts before. I really enjoyed it. I'm an avid hunter as well so I can show good spirit and show people the relationship between man and dog... In my case, woman, dog, and nature.
Hunts: Deer, waterfowl, doves, and upland birds.