Certificate in the Master Wildlifer Program – 2003 - Cape Girardeau, Mo. conducted by the University Outreach and Extension in cooperation with Clemson University
Certificate in Deer Steward I Program – 2011 - Branson, Mo. Conducted by the Quality Deer Management Association.
Certificate in Deer Steward II Program – 2012 - LaGrange, Ky. Conducted by the Quality Deer Management Association.
Certificate in Deer Steward III Program – 2012 – Bogart, Ga. Conducted by the Quality Deer Management Association.(1st in the State of Missouri and only 26 in Nation at that time)
2012 to Present - Swarovski Optik Field Technician – Representing Swarovski Optik at Dealer Events and Show - Working with and helping dealers and customers with Swarovski Product Lines.
2005 - 2009 - Bass Pro Shops Corporate Office - Springfield, Missouri - Imagery Specialist - Researching Fur, Fin, Feather and the Historical Hunting Tradition for each region of the country for each new store going in. Working with Directors, Biologist and Staff of Game and Fish Departments throughout the country, to celebrating the Hunting Heritage and conservation message for that state. Public Relations dealing with local Conservation Groups throughout the country to get each specific local conservation message and bring that into the new local Bass Pro Shops. Which would help determine the theme of each new store and then buying or acquiring Taxidermy, Artifacts, and Historical Photos, that would reflect the historical hunting region and the conservation message for each new store.
2001 to 2004
The Missouri Sportsmen Radio Show which airs on KWKZ 106.1 Cape Girardeau 6:00 a.m. on Saturday's
2000 to 2005
Land Management Editor for Missouri Sportsmen Information Network
2003 to 2005 - National Wild Turkey Federation Habitat Pro-Staffer for three years and consider in the top five in nation for two years.
2002 to Present: Guest Speaker
Bass Pro Shops - St. Charles and Springfield Missouri
Local Clubs and Conservation Groups,
Local Sporting Good Stores
2000 thru Present
Covering events Archery Manufacturers & Merchants Organization (AMO) trade show & Ducks Unlimited Great Outdoor Festival for Bill Jordan’s Realtree, providing an article’s and photographs.
Covering events Fan Fair Archery Shoot Out – Country Music Association, Andy Griggs and Dave Watson Bushnell’s Secrets of the Hunt – providing links for article’s and photographs
The Weekend Hunter - Column in the Jackson USA - Newspaper, Jackson, Missouri.
Outdoor Columnist - Column in the Standard Democrat - Newspaper, Sikeston, Missouri
Around the Campfire -National Wild Turkey Federation – Show-Me Gobbler Magazine for State of Missouri
Outdoor Column - Column in the Southeast Missourian - Newspaper, Cape Girardeau, Mo., Missouri
Outdoor Column - The Banner Press – Newspaper in Marble Hill, Mo.
Free Lance Writer and Photographer
My writing credits include articles in a variety of national, regional, and local magazines and web sites ranging from: Missouri Deer Hunter, River Country Outdoors, River Hills Traveler, Realtree Outdoors Web Site, Buckmaster’s Rack Magazine, Banta’s Online Hunting Magazine, Outdoor Guide Magazine, Whitetail Journals Hunt Club Digest, Buckmasters Web Site and Ted Nugent’s Adventure Outdoors Magazine, Whitetails Unlimited Magazine, In-Fisherman Magazine, Permission to Hunt Magazine, Deer and Deer Hunting Magazine, Mossy Oak Game Keeper Magazine, Trapper’s World, Predator Xtreme and American Trapper.
SEMO Beagle Club Rabbit and Land Management Committee - 2 years
Bootheel Boss Gobblers of the NWTF Superfund Banquet Committee - 7 years
Bootheel Boss Gobblers of the NWTF – Secretary – 2 years
Bootheel Boss Gobblers JAKES day as archery and calling instructor. – 2 years
Quality Deer Management Association –Local Branch – Banquet Chairman – 5 Years and MC
Vice President of the Missouri State Branch of the Quality Deer Management Association – 2013-2014
2012 Owner of North American Wildlife & Habitat – www.northamericanwildlifeandhabitat.com
2000 to Present:
Official Measurer of Missouri Show-Me Big Bucks Club
Official Measurer of Archery Big Bucks of Missouri
Official Measurer of Buckmasters Trophy Records
Providing the Whitetail Deer Activity Index for Bass Pro Shops.
Successful hunting means being in the right place at the right time. I have analyzed the lunar influences that help predict deer activity and movement patterns for over 28 years, based on over 2000 daylight sightings of free range deer, and have compiled this information into an easy-to-follow guide that hunters can use to plan their strategies.
2006 Bass Pro Web Site Only
2007 King of Bucks Calendar
2007 - 2008 King of Bucks Calendar
2008 - 2009 King of Bucks Calendar
2009 - 2010 King of Bucks Calendar
2010 - 2011 King of Bucks Calendar
2011 - 2012 King of Bucks Calendar
2012 - 2013 King of Bucks Calendar
2013 - 2014 King of Bucks Calendar
2014 - 2015 King of Bucks Calendar
2015 - 2016 King of Bucks Calendar
Well just reviewed 300,000 game camera photos for last year and, finished my information for the 2015-2016 Whitetail Deer - Daylight Activity Index I share this information with Bass Pro Shop and they put it in their King of Bucks Calendar and have done this for past 11 years with over 28 years of record keeping and now over 2000 wild Whitetail Deer in my study. I believe the new calendar will come this August at a local Bass Pro Store.
Predator Management - Quality Deer Management - Mossy Oak Game Keepers- 2016 Spring Issue
Coyote Chumming - Trapper's World - March / April 2016
Coconut Liner - Predator Xtreme - January/February 2016
Trapper's World - September / October 2015 - Trapper Not a Photographer
Summer issue 2015 of leading wildlife management magazine Mossy Oak GameKeepers is out today and has some great articles, with 25 different articles. One sticks out LOL - My article on Why you Should be Keeping Records and photos has been published. Little information on Photo Journals, Soil Test, Plantings and Minerals, Population Survey, Observation Data, Game Cameras Photos, and Deer Movement, Harvest Records, Trapping Records, Sheds Fawning Dates and Developing a Property Management Plan.