Stay Tuned as we will be adding more Featured Celebrities over the coming year!
Wingshooting USA . Cast & Blast TV
Scott Linden is an active and energetic media interpreter of outdoor pursuits. His passion for the subject, experience as an educator, musician and writer are put to use making the outdoors come alive for a wide variety of audiences.
He is the creator and host of Wingshooting USA television series, the most-watched upland hunting series in the U.S. He is also a popular seminar presenter, and blogger at outdoorlife.com and scottlindenoutdoors.com. Scott’s book What the Dogs Taught Mewas released in June, 2013 from Skyhorse Publishing of New York.
Scott’s byline has appeared in Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, Quail Forever, Shooting Sportsman, Pointing Dog Journal, Gun Dog, and Sports Afield magazines. He is a frequent guest on television and radio talk shows, designs dog gear, consults with apparel and equipment manufacturers on product design, and serves as a technical advisor and stock footage supplier to network TV and feature-film productions. Scott is also the author of "Fun Family Outdoor Ideas," a book for families and entry-level outdoor enthusiasts.
Linden’s other accomplishments include:
Creator and producer/host of radio shows for Field & Stream and Outdoor Life magazines (20 years)
Creator and developer of the first television series for Boy Scouts of Ameica
Creator/producer of the most-repeated Outdoor Channel series of 2005-2007
Five international “Telly” awards for creative excellence (every TV series he’s
created captured this honor in its debut season)
Other TV series (nine total) created by Scott include Outdoor Notebook, Field Test TV, Cast & Blast, and Clay Target Shootout.
The Hunt For Big Fish
Larry Dahlberg, has the rare distinction of being well known in both the fly and conventional tackle realms.
His innovations range from hard bait and soft plastic designs to rod developments that have allowed him to successfully land every conceivable species of fish – both salt and freshwater – while pioneering game fishing opportunities around the globe. In March of 1996 Larry was inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame for his contributions to the world of fishing and then in 1999 Larry was presented the most prestigious award from the International Game Fish Association (IGFA), The Conservation Award. Larry was inducted into the IGFA Hall of Fame in 2017.
Larry shares our passion to help get more folks on the water and our belief that fishing elevates one’s awareness of our environment, helps us understand more about nature and generally makes us better people.
The Brown Trout-Atlantic Salmon Nexus
Authorship/Fly Fishing/ Nature Adventurist Biography
Matt Supinski is a book author/editor/ fly fishing guide/outfitter/DVD producer/ instructor, lodge owner and operator, free-lance writer and photographer, book author and culinary trained chef from Newaygo, Michigan. He has been fly fishing since the age of seven for 46 years, having been brought up in the Niagara Frontier of upstate New York and spending time as a boy in Poland.
His degrees are from the Ohio State University- B.A School of Business, and the Culinary Institute of America. Prior to being a full-time fly fishing guide/writer/author, he was in the international corporate hotel business working in Europe and the U.S. for several hotel chains- Sheraton, Omni, Renaissance and Westin hotels in food and beverage management. His highest attained position was Assist. V.P. of Corporate Food and Beverage for Omni International Hotels and V.P. of Food and Beverage for the Amway Hotel Corporation at the Amway Grand Plaza. He is very familiar with Mobile/AAA/Michelin rating systems and food critics with various Hotel/Restaurant industry and national publications. He has written countless magazine articles in the 1980-early 90’s for Hotel/Restaurants/Resort and Culinary magazines.
In 1995, he opened his Gray Drake and Trout & Eagle Lodges (www.graydrake.com), which he and his wife Laurie have been operating for 20 years.
He guides clients for trout, steelhead and salmon 280 days a year on Michigan’s Great Lakes Rivers like the Muskegon, Pere Marquette, Big Manistee and St. Joseph and for Atlantic salmon on upper Michigan Rivers and lakes. He has fished from Russia to all of Europe, the U.K., and Patagonia, Iceland and extensively throughout all of North America including Canada from the Atlantic Maritimes to British Columbia’s Skeena system.