~Nationally-known outdoor writer, photographer, editor, researcher since the early 1970's.
~Hundreds of feature articles published in most of the major fishing and hunting magazines, such as Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, Sports Afield, The American Rifleman, The American Hunter, BassMaster, etc.
~Active member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America (O.W.A.A.) since 1976.
~Long-time Senior Writer for BassMaster Magazine and a regular columnist for numerous other magazines.
~Writes the monthly humor column, "Off the Deep End" for Fishing Facts magazine.
~Editor of "Gone Fishin'" magazine, and creator, writer and co-producer of "Gone Fishin' TV Magazine" series.
~Author of "Guide to Successful Bass Fishing" (1980), "The Compact Guide to Bass Fishing" (1982), and co-authored a number of other fishing books.
~Won the B.A.S.S. Federation Iowa State Bass Tournament 1980; past president of Iowa B.A.S.S. Federation.
~Author and Publisher of "Under the Solar/Lunar Influence" (1990) and "How to Know When to Go" (1998).
~Creator, designer, and publisher of the PrimeTimes family of solar/lunar calendars, featuring the famous "Astro Tables 2000," which runs monthly in various media across the U. S.