This was my first indication that Michael Waddell—champion turkey caller-turned hunting show host—was every bit the guy you see cleaning his own kills on TV. He’s a diligent, honest, legitimate southern boy who despite his success still values hard work and doing the job right. Even if that means doing all the work himself.
KEVIN HOLLAND: the only publicly known member of both SEAL Team Eight, Naval Special Warfare Development Group (Red Squadron), and the U.S. Army Special Mission Unit 1st SFOD-Delta. America’s ace in the hole.
Jake Herak, a star of the History channel’s Mountain Men series, discovered his life’s ambition when he was still in kindergarten. It came one day while the six-year-old was watching Jeremiah Johnson, a 1972 film starring Robert Redford as a 19th-century war veteran who reinvents himself as a gritty survivor high in the Rocky Mountains.
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