The Team

Robbie Perdue, Co-founder + Director of Operations

Robbie Perdue, Co-founder + Director of Operations

is a native North Carolinian who enjoys cooking, butchery, and is passionate about all things BBQ. He straddles two worlds as an IT professional and a farmer who loves heritage livestock and heirloom vegetables. His perfect day would be hunting deer, dove, or ducks then babysitting his smoker while watching the sunset over the blackwater of Lake Waccamaw.

Michael Maynor, Co-Founder + Editor-in-Chief

Michael Maynor, Co-Founder + Editor-in-Chief

is a native North Carolinian with a passion for the sporting lifestyle and all things Southern. He can’t stop buying books and loves collecting old duck decoys. He seems ok, but deep down inside, he wants to be back in Africa . John 3:16

Andrew Todd, Online Copy Editor

Andrew Todd, Online Copy Editor

is a native East Texan who now splits his time between Natchez, Mississippi, Memphis, Tennessee, and the whole Mississippi Delta in between. An attorney by day, he can be found most evenings in his study sipping bourbon and reading.

Amy-Lauren Jones,  Fishing Editor

Amy-Lauren Jones, Fishing Editor

is a native South Carolinian with a passion for the outdoors. When she is not in the field or on the water she can be found with a paintbrush in her hand indulging her artistic passion.

Charles Reedy, Sporting & Travel Consultant
Charles Reedy, Sporting & Travel Consultant

is a native South Carolinian passionate about the Sporting Lifestyle and Travel. He has toured  and hunted in multiple continents and countries.

The Writers

Edgar Castillo

Edgar Castillo

is a recently retired law enforcement officer for a large Kansas City metropolitan agency. He also served in the United States Marine Corps for twelve years. Edgar’s passion lies in the uplands as he self-documents his travels across public lands throughout Kansas hunting open fields, walking treelines, & bustin’ through plum thickets in search of wild birds. He’s a contributing writer for several publications and e-magazines/websites. Follow the author’s adventures on Instagram @hunt_birdz

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Brian Smith

Brian Smith

is an avid outdoorsman passionate about fly fishing, wing shooting, Safari hunting, and equestrian activities. He lives with his wife Gretchen in Alabama, and together they enjoy spending time with their horses and sporting dogs on trails, rivers, and in the sporting field. To read more of Brians adventures, you can follow him on Instagram @bohemianadventure www.bohadv.com/

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Gunner Hall
Gunner Hall

Gunner is a writer based in Savannah, GA. He is an outdoor enthusiast and an avid bird hunter. He is a member of numerous conservation organizations and is currently a board member of the Georgia Chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. He also holds multiple certifications in wine and spirits. Follow his adventures in the swamps and woods of South Georgia on Instagram @gunnerhall

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Will Burden
Will Burden

is the pen-name of one of our contributor's. Will's name derives from a combination of the two main characters in Robert Penn Warren's novel, All the King's Men. A lifelong Southerner, Will is an attorney who enjoys skeet shooting, wing shooting, book reading, and bourbon drinking. He lives in Tennessee with his wife.

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LeAnne Carey

LeAnne Carey

Is a journalist and writer known for meticulously reporting literary non-fiction. She uses a creative approach to documenting southern lifestyles, regional interests, outdoors recreation and gear, local proprietors, and travel. She lives in Emerald Isle, NC with her three children and publishes The Pamlico Porch, a publication about southern hospitality, travel, and history. www.thepamlicoporch.com