Scott Linden is widely known as one of the foremost media interpreters of outdoor pursuits. His passion for the subject, experience as an educator, performer and writer combine to make the woods and waters an enjoyable experience for everyone. He is the creator and host of Wingshooting USA television series, a popular seminar presenter, and popular blogger at www.scottlindenoutdoors.com. Scott's new book What the Dogs Taught Me was released in June, 2013.
Wingshooting USA is the most-watched upland bird hunting television show in the world, airing on seven networks and reaching over 280 million homes. He also authors columns for Quail Forever and Ruralite magazines, designs dog care and training gear, consults with apparel and equipment manufacturers on product development, and serves as a technical advisor and stock footage supplier to network TV and feature-film productions.
Scott lives near Bend, Oregon, with wife Karen Bandy, various cats, horses and wild critters, and hunting partners Buddy and Manny, German wirehaired pointers.
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The Borrowed Acres Project is a DIY land and wildlife management project located on several hundred acres of forest and pasture land in central Alabama. This privately owned property that will serve as a testing ground for modern-day land and wildlife management practices to enhance deer and turkey hunting got its name from the owner, who said that this land is merely borrowed from God. This piece of property, located in foothills of the southern tip of the Appalachian Mountains, has not been managed in the past and just began its "makeover" during the summer of 2013. Follow along as Editor Mark Olis brings in expert advice and know-how to show other landowners and hunting lease operators the best tried-and-true methods for growing mature bucks and fostering a healthy wild turkey population. He'll cover everything from habitat enhancement to predator control.
Who Is Mark Olis?
Mark grew up hunting deer and turkey in central and south Alabama. His father introduced him to the outdoors at an early age when they would spend Saturday mornings chasing squirrels and rabbits. Mark's addiction for the natural world grew from there and he now enjoys hunting and fishing year-round. Mark also enjoys sharing the hunting lifestyle with his young son and daughter. When not in the woods, Mark is raising his children in a Christian home with his beautiful wife, Rachel. Whether it's shooting does with his bow and arrow and processing the meat into delicious venison recipes or calling in coyotes in the "off season," he'll bring you the info and coverage in video and story form. You may email Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org.