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Boomers Box - June#1
Meet HMG's Pro & Field Staff!!!
The HMG Pro Staff
Name: Boomer Stelmach
Years in the Outdoors: 20+
Hunting Resume: Avid Waterfowler who has hunted Mallards in Mississppi, Missouri and Minnesota; pushes Roosters in Minnesota and South Dakota. Grunted at big Whitetail bucks in Missouri and Minnesota; loves to glass Antelopes in the mountains of Wyoming. Chases Gobblers in Missouri, Iowa, South Dakota and Minnesota. Radio Guest on WJON's 1240AM & 98.1FM Country "In the Outdoors" show and BOB 106.1FM "Bear Facts and Fish Tales."
Fishing Resume: Hooked Walleyes/Northerns/Crappies and fly fished in Arkansas, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Kansas, Missouri and Minnesota. Pursued deep waters to offshore fish both the Pacific & Atlantic Coasts for Groupers, Snapper & Snook.
Favorite Trip: Quacking at GreenHeads in Western Minnesota & Central Mississippi.
Name: Steve Carney
Years in the Outdoors: 40+
Hunting and Fishing Resume: We've combined Steve's profile because of his vast experience of hunting and fishing all over the United States. Steve has professionally guided for 30+ years in the Midwest; just depends on the season what Steve will be doing in the Outdoors. He writes for multiple publications in the Midwest and hosts a Saturday afternoon Outdoors show on CBS Radio WCCO 830am. Already endorsed by industry recognized brands, what a nice fit for the team!
Favorite Trip: What an enthusiast, every trip is special!
Name: Jerry Carlson
Years in the Outdoors: 50+
Hunting & Fishing Resume: Another Resume that is definately worth combining, there isn't much that Jerry hasn't hunted or fished in the Midwest; rain or shine. Jerry writes approximately 160 articles yearly for diffrent publications and had his own TV show in the 1980's called "In the Outdoors." He authored a book called "Details for Locating and Catching Fish" and hosts two weekly Outdoor Radio Shows in Central Minnesota on WJON AM WWJO FM.
Favorite Trip: Teaching folks about the Outdoors.
Name: Thayne Jensen
Years in the Outdoors: 35+
Hunting Resume: Elk Hunting in the Northwest Mountains of Colorado.Chasing Bear, Whitetail, Waterfowl and Pheasants in MN.Pursuing wild turkeys in Iowa,Minnesota and Kansas.
Fishing Resume: Largemouth Bass Fishing in Missouri,Arkansas,Iowa and Minnesota.Teasing Walleyes in Canada,Minnesota and Iowa.
Favorite Trip: Talking Turkey with Toms in Iowa!
The HMG Field Staff
Name: Amanda Kotval
Years in the Outdoors: 20+
Hunting Resume: Pheasant,Waterfowl and Turkey Hunting in Central and Northern Minnesota. Bear and Deer Hunting in Northern Wisconsin.
Fishing Resume: Slaying Crappies, Perch, Largemouth Bass and Northern Pike on the Great Lakes of Minnesota
Favorite Trip: Deployed Veterans Turkey Hunt on Camp Ripley MN
Name: Captain Randy Powell
Years fishing: 20+
Fishing Resume: Live, eat & sleep saltwater fishing, this is Captain Randy's life. He owns Flats Factor Fishing Charters in Venice Flordia (www.flatsfactor.com). He has done everything from sight casting for redfish in ankle deep water; to catching Wahoo out of the bay boat. Tarpon season in Florida is his favorite time of year. Captain Randy loves sight casting to 1 50 pound tarpon while using a spinning rod! Clients love fishing with Captain Randy, hence he shows the big Gulf of Mexico to 500+ folks yearly!!!
Favorite trip: His favorite trip was his honeymoon to Key Largo. Words don’t do a justice to the 5 days of filming compressed into 5 minutes at his wife's side!
Name: Mike Ferrell
Years in the Outdoors: 25+
Hunting Resume: Chased Whitetails in MN, MI, WI & the Dakotas. Ruffled bird feathers (Waterfowl & Upland) across the MW Plains, and fortunate enough to harvest booth a Canadian Moose and MN Black Bear.
Fishing Resume: Founder & Owner of Deep 6 Lures, started fishing open waters in MN as a Toddler. Caught Lakers in the Northwest US and Lake Superior.
Favorite Trip: Watching his oldest daugher harvest her first Whitetail buck!!!
Name: Brennan Schuette
Years in the Outdoors: 15+
Hunting Resume: To say Waterfowling is a passion of Brennan's would be an understatement, during the Fall there aren't many ponds/fields in MN, SD & ND that Brennan hasn't visited. A master at creating the "X Spot" for tornadoes of Mallards or Snow Geese in the field.
Fishing Resume: Throws leeches/minnows for Walleyes in Minnesota, South Dakota & North Dakota. Open or Hardwater doesn't matter, but does love to chase "bucketmouths" on hot summer days.
Favorite Trip: Field hunting Mallards across MN & the Dakota's!!!
Name: Jared LaFrance
Years in the Outdoors: 30+
Hunting Resume: Pursues struttin Toms in MN & MO and chases Rudy's in SD. Grunts at big bucks in Iowa.
Fishing Resume: Fishes Bass all over the United States! If we were to name drop :) ... Mossback Mayhem Bass Tournaments, The Ulitmate Bass Tour, D's Bustin Bass Tour, Big Bass Bash, Okoboji Open, I-Bass Tournament & Oakley Big Bass Tour.
Favorite Trip: Chasing big bucks in Iowa!!!
Name: Todd Forcier
Years in the Outdoors: 25+
Fishing Resume: A professional musky guide (40+ trips yearly) whose obsession of chasing muskies in central Wisconsin has provided his clients with a positive, educational and rewarding experience for them. If musky fishing is slow, Todd will take the time to search for other game fish such as walleyes or crappies for his clients. Professional fishing guide, tournament fisherman, tournament director, and works with kids to promote fishing.
Favorite Trip: Being able to net each of my daughter’s muskies.