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The 2019 Team H&B Official Roster!

Danielle wilson

“I’m a stay at home momma from Illinois. I’m a self-taught bowhunter who’s been at it now for about half of my life. Since the first time I sat in a stand I have been obsessed; even timing my wedding, my first home, and both of my pregnancies around bowhunting. Now our entire world revolves around hunting, gathering, foraging, cooking and food preservation. The highlight of my life has been handing down these skills to my two boys and sharing this life with my husband!”

Damian Riffle

“I’m a Small Business Owner and Construction Project Coordinator for a large Corporation in East Central Ohio. Ive been hunting my entire life and started targeting specific bucks in the early 2000s with 100% success since 2007.
I also love to get out and travel to experience hunting other animals around the Country.”

Shawn Polke

“I’m a Project Management Analyst for Newport News Shipbuilding, building aircraft carriers and submarines. I’ve been hunting since I was 7 when I shot my first pheasant. I’ve been addicted to hunting whitetails since I was legal at age 12. I also enjoy waterfowl hunting, turkey hunting, and any other hunting opportunity that may come up. My long term goal is to kill a whitetail buck in as many states as possible.”

Clay Thurman

“I live in Nebraska with my wife Ashley and our daughters Huxley, Josie, and Dixie. We are bowhunters at heart. If you prefer not to be beat up by a girl on the Archery range, don’t shoot with my wife. It’s really embarrassing. Our time away from work is spent in the timber hunting or in the water hand fishing. I took my first deer with a bow by myself when i was 11. I can’t wait for my girls to start hunting! My favorite thing about hunting is the feeling when my arrow hits home after all of the hard work. Mule deer are my favorite animal to chase but I can say with 100% certainty that there is no feeling in the world like the feeling of laying your hands on a mature whitetail.”

Phil Murray  Born and raised in Northern Missouri moved to Texas at 21 and been here ever since. Firefighter/EMT with the Austin Fire Department and member of the Texas Army National Guard. Been bowhunting since 15 and I eat, sleep and breath it. Have a beautiful wife and son who is 16 months old and can’t wait until I can get a bow in his hands.

Phil Murray

Born and raised in Northern Missouri moved to Texas at 21 and been here ever since. Firefighter/EMT with the Austin Fire Department and member of the Texas Army National Guard. Been bowhunting since 15 and I eat, sleep and breath it. Have a beautiful wife and son who is 16 months old and can’t wait until I can get a bow in his hands.

Derek Long  “Born and raised in Kansas. Live in Fort Worth Texas now but travel back every year to hunt Ks. I work in the oil and gas Industry. My dad and grandpa got me shooting a bow when I was 4. You’d think I’d be a better shot by starting out that young.. 🙄 I’ve got a wife, a son and daughter. Hunting and my family consume my time. I try to fool some largemouth to help pass the summer months.”

Derek Long

“Born and raised in Kansas. Live in Fort Worth Texas now but travel back every year to hunt Ks. I work in the oil and gas Industry. My dad and grandpa got me shooting a bow when I was 4. You’d think I’d be a better shot by starting out that young.. 🙄 I’ve got a wife, a son and daughter. Hunting and my family consume my time. I try to fool some largemouth to help pass the summer months.”

Conner Wakefield “Whitetail Drifter”  “Small town kid from eastern Iowa. I began hunting because of a concern of how and where my meat was being handled. My hunting journey started in 2016 exclusively with archery equipment. I recently started as an RV technician for Cheyenne Camping Center which combines all my previous acquired skills into a profession that allows my work ethic to flourish with my passion of tiny on the go living! Sick. For. It.”

Conner Wakefield “Whitetail Drifter”

“Small town kid from eastern Iowa. I began hunting because of a concern of how and where my meat was being handled. My hunting journey started in 2016 exclusively with archery equipment. I recently started as an RV technician for Cheyenne Camping Center which combines all my previous acquired skills into a profession that allows my work ethic to flourish with my passion of tiny on the go living! Sick. For. It.”

Dan Smeltz  “Born and raised in Northeast PA. I started hunting at the age of 5 with my Pop, however I didn't start bowhunting until 18 and every year I got deeper and deeper until it pretty much took over my life. I love every aspect of deer hunting, a few short months in the tree stand quickly turned into a year full of scouting and shed hunting during the off season. Operations Engineer by trade. When I'm not in the woods, I really enjoy target archery, fishing and cooking wildgame.”

Dan Smeltz

“Born and raised in Northeast PA. I started hunting at the age of 5 with my Pop, however I didn't start bowhunting until 18 and every year I got deeper and deeper until it pretty much took over my life. I love every aspect of deer hunting, a few short months in the tree stand quickly turned into a year full of scouting and shed hunting during the off season. Operations Engineer by trade. When I'm not in the woods, I really enjoy target archery, fishing and cooking wildgame.”

Nick John Wittwer  “Born and raised in Southern Wisconsin, and that's where I started and operate my carpentry business. I have a beautiful wife, and two kids. My obsession with whitetail hunting started at age 7, been hooked ever since I saw my uncle call in a monster and let an arrow fly. When I'm not hunting I enjoy spending time with my family outdoors and doing motocross.”

Nick John Wittwer

“Born and raised in Southern Wisconsin, and that's where I started and operate my carpentry business. I have a beautiful wife, and two kids. My obsession with whitetail hunting started at age 7, been hooked ever since I saw my uncle call in a monster and let an arrow fly. When I'm not hunting I enjoy spending time with my family outdoors and doing motocross.”

Chaz Bryant Schrupp  “Born in Illinois raised in Eastern Iowa. Started archery hunting when I was 23. Been obsessed ever since. I work for a small oil company in Walcott Iowa. I’m also a volunteer firefighter there. If I’m not doing something the revolves around hunting you can find me in the gym.”

Chaz Bryant Schrupp

“Born in Illinois raised in Eastern Iowa. Started archery hunting when I was 23. Been obsessed ever since. I work for a small oil company in Walcott Iowa. I’m also a volunteer firefighter there. If I’m not doing something the revolves around hunting you can find me in the gym.”

Steve Stauff  “Born and raised in Southern Minnesota on a hog farm and grew up working for the family. I spent most weekends out on the family property chasing squirrels, ducks, pheasants, turkeys and deer. In the summers I spent a lot of time in a walleye boat with my old man.   I am married with three daughters and just picked up bow hunting in the last few years. Still chase ducks, turkeys and deer and try to play a little golf.  For work, I am a small business marketing consultant partnering primarily with law firms.”

Steve Stauff

“Born and raised in Southern Minnesota on a hog farm and grew up working for the family. I spent most weekends out on the family property chasing squirrels, ducks, pheasants, turkeys and deer. In the summers I spent a lot of time in a walleye boat with my old man.

I am married with three daughters and just picked up bow hunting in the last few years. Still chase ducks, turkeys and deer and try to play a little golf.

For work, I am a small business marketing consultant partnering primarily with law firms.”

Jeremy Beck  “Wisconsin born and raised. Started hunting with my dad and grandpa as far back as I can remember. Bowhunt, lift, work. I'm a lead fabricator and CWI for Mid-City Steel. My girl and 2 dogs are my life....after shooting light”

Jeremy Beck

“Wisconsin born and raised. Started hunting with my dad and grandpa as far back as I can remember. Bowhunt, lift, work. I'm a lead fabricator and CWI for Mid-City Steel. My girl and 2 dogs are my life....after shooting light”

Clayton Meyer

“I'm a lawn maintenance supervisor for a lawn and landscape company in central Iowa.
My addiction for hunting started at the age of 9 and I have never looked back. Whitetails are my number one passion but I love a good ol' spring time turkey hunt. I am a public land hunter who likes the challenge of adjusting to pressure and putting in work to find those great areas.
If I'm not out hunting I'm usually out on the water fishing for bass or some sort of panfish.”

Dana Pace  “I was Iowa born and Illinois raised. I grew up watching my Dad and Grandparents hunt. My passions are Bowhunting, Shed Hunting, and anything that will get me in the woods. Present day I am a Family man, CNC Machinist by trade, as well as an Antler Artist. Passing on my love for the outdoors to my children and friends, is by far my greatest accomplishment.”

Dana Pace

“I was Iowa born and Illinois raised. I grew up watching my Dad and Grandparents hunt. My passions are Bowhunting, Shed Hunting, and anything that will get me in the woods. Present day I am a Family man, CNC Machinist by trade, as well as an Antler Artist. Passing on my love for the outdoors to my children and friends, is by far my greatest accomplishment.”



Dominic Scheetz  “I’m from Virginia and work up in Maryland for a general contractor. I love hunting but got a late start. I started bowhunting back in 2014 and now I’m addicted and hunt almost exclusively with a bow. Aside from hunting, I like to work with wood or take on various DIY projects, spend time at the lake in the summer, and hit the slopes on a snowboard during the winter.”

Dominic Scheetz

“I’m from Virginia and work up in Maryland for a general contractor. I love hunting but got a late start. I started bowhunting back in 2014 and now I’m addicted and hunt almost exclusively with a bow. Aside from hunting, I like to work with wood or take on various DIY projects, spend time at the lake in the summer, and hit the slopes on a snowboard during the winter.”

Chris Zeger  “From Central Ohio I’m a lead maintenance technician in the manufacturing industry. Spend all my free time in the outdoors chasing Whitetails,Turkey, and also my 2 gsp bird dogs. Can’t wait till my little boy is old to start tagging along to get him involved.”

Chris Zeger

“From Central Ohio I’m a lead maintenance technician in the manufacturing industry. Spend all my free time in the outdoors chasing Whitetails,Turkey, and also my 2 gsp bird dogs. Can’t wait till my little boy is old to start tagging along to get him involved.”

Landon Thomas  “Born and raised in Wayne county Ohio, I’m a tool and die apprentice and am also pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. Started hunting with my dad from the time I could walk, harvested my first buck at age 6 and have been addicted ever since! Love chasing mature Whitetails and turkeys in the state of Ohio and have recently gotten the western hunting bug!”

Landon Thomas

“Born and raised in Wayne county Ohio, I’m a tool and die apprentice and am also pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. Started hunting with my dad from the time I could walk, harvested my first buck at age 6 and have been addicted ever since! Love chasing mature Whitetails and turkeys in the state of Ohio and have recently gotten the western hunting bug!”

D -rock  “Researcher of Positivity, Lover of our Future, Soldier for the Needy, Game Changer for the Unable, Voice for the Quiet, Humble.”

D -rock

“Researcher of Positivity, Lover of our Future, Soldier for the Needy, Game Changer for the Unable, Voice for the Quiet, Humble.”

Brian Johnson  “Illinois born and raised, my step father introduced my brothers and I to squirrel hunting around the age of 10 or so. It wasn’t long after that I began hunting doves, pheasants, turkeys, coyote, and deer. I Helped start an archery club at Western Illinois University and made a ton of great friends in the process! I’ve got a great career with John Deere and burn many vacation days in the fall chilling in a tree! Doesn’t matter what game or fish I’m after, bow, gun, rod & reel, as long as I’m outdoors I’ll be smiling!”

Brian Johnson

“Illinois born and raised, my step father introduced my brothers and I to squirrel hunting around the age of 10 or so. It wasn’t long after that I began hunting doves, pheasants, turkeys, coyote, and deer. I Helped start an archery club at Western Illinois University and made a ton of great friends in the process! I’ve got a great career with John Deere and burn many vacation days in the fall chilling in a tree! Doesn’t matter what game or fish I’m after, bow, gun, rod & reel, as long as I’m outdoors I’ll be smiling!”

Cole Young  “Born, raised, and live in Erie, IL with wife and 3 kiddos. I’ve grown up in the outdoors, my father and grandfather being my biggest influence. I’ve hunted everything you can think of since the age of 9. When I’m not in a tree, I’m usually spending time with my kids and getting them involved in the outdoors. Other than that i have 2 GSPs that i run on birds in the fall and shed hunt with in the spring.”

Cole Young

“Born, raised, and live in Erie, IL with wife and 3 kiddos. I’ve grown up in the outdoors, my father and grandfather being my biggest influence. I’ve hunted everything you can think of since the age of 9. When I’m not in a tree, I’m usually spending time with my kids and getting them involved in the outdoors. Other than that i have 2 GSPs that i run on birds in the fall and shed hunt with in the spring.”

Wayne Cox  “Born and raised in Illinois big town of Mannon 5 houses! Lol Been hunting the Edwards river bottoms since I was a little kid anything that had a season. I've been a die hard bow hunter since high school my favorite hunting buddy is my daughter she's 7 cant wait for her to be able to harvest her first deer. When I'm not hunting,fishing or racing I'm farming with my best friend and his family also have a small concrete business on the side to help fund my expensive hobbies. I'm pumped to be on the team and cant wait to see what it's all about!”

Wayne Cox

“Born and raised in Illinois big town of Mannon 5 houses! Lol Been hunting the Edwards river bottoms since I was a little kid anything that had a season. I've been a die hard bow hunter since high school my favorite hunting buddy is my daughter she's 7 cant wait for her to be able to harvest her first deer. When I'm not hunting,fishing or racing I'm farming with my best friend and his family also have a small concrete business on the side to help fund my expensive hobbies. I'm pumped to be on the team and cant wait to see what it's all about!”

Timothy stancliff  “I’m a born and raised native of NW Pennsylvania and feel lucky to call the Lake Erie shoreline my home. By weekday, I’m a machinist for a family owned business, but by weekend, I’m a hunter of just about everything. I began hunting with my dad when I was 11 and started deer hunting at age 14. When I was 17, I was given a bow from one of my buddies and I fell in love with it. I shot my first archery buck in 2011 and I have been obsessed with archery ever since. When I’m not hunting, I’m spending time with my wife and family at the beach or at our cabin in upstate NY.”

Timothy stancliff

“I’m a born and raised native of NW Pennsylvania and feel lucky to call the Lake Erie shoreline my home. By weekday, I’m a machinist for a family owned business, but by weekend, I’m a hunter of just about everything. I began hunting with my dad when I was 11 and started deer hunting at age 14. When I was 17, I was given a bow from one of my buddies and I fell in love with it. I shot my first archery buck in 2011 and I have been obsessed with archery ever since. When I’m not hunting, I’m spending time with my wife and family at the beach or at our cabin in upstate NY.”