A native of Pacific Northwest, John Kruse is an experienced outdoors writer and radio broadcaster who has had the opportunity to fish, hunt, hike, camp, and paddle his way across a good portion of North America. John has written magazine articles for a number of publications and is the author of "Great Places Washington". John is also the long time host of "Northwestern Outdoors Radio", an award winning radio show heard on 69 stations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, California and South Dakota. John Kruse shares an enthusiasm for the outdoors that is contagious! He loves to find experts in the field to teach both him and you better ways to catch fish, hunt game, and have fun outdoors! John is always looking for great destinations to share and keeps an eye out for conservation issues of importance. He is also not afraid to cover tough topics and ruffle a few feathers. After all, when it comes to the outdoors, we all want to keep them open and accessible with bountiful game, fish and opportunities for our children!