Larry Weishuhn

High Plains Outdoors writer and producer

Larry Weishuhn is one of North America’s most recognized outdoor personalities.

Weishuhn, a graduate of Texas A&M University (Class of 1970), has long appeared on award winning and widely watched television shows devoted to quality big game hunting on Versus, Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, and Pursuit on such shows as  “North American Hunter” and the extremely popular “Winchester World of Whitetail with Larry Weishuhn” which during his tenure was one of the country’s top rated outdoor shows according to Nielsen Ratings and many others. In 2010 he left these highly successful shows to devote his efforts toward  “A Hunter’s Life with Larry Weishuhn” which airs on Sportsman Channel July thru December. The show has been both publicly and critically acclaimed. Weishuhn is currently working on a new series,  “Dallas Safari Club’s Trailing the Hunter’s Moon with Larry Weishuhn” which will debut in June 2013 on Sportsman Channel.

An extremely popular, knowledgeable, award winning outdoor writer and book author Weishuhn has  published more than 2,500 feature articles (serving on staff with such publications as Deer & Deer Hunting, Petersen’s Hunting, Shooting Times, Sporting Classics, North American Hunter and many others).  He has written six books including “Trailing the Hunters Moon” which in 2004 was named the prestigious “Fore Word Magazine’s Book of the Year for Adventure and Recreation”, winning over hundreds of titles world-wide.

Weishuhn long has long served as s featured speaker for the National Rifle Association’s Great American Hunters’ Tour.  He continues to do many public speaking engagements each year promoting hunting and proper wildlife management. He is also an entertaining and in-demand “after-dinner” speaker and is known throughout the hunting world as “Mr. Whitetail”.

A professional wildlife biologist, Weishuhn has established quality management programs on over 15,000,000 acres across North America and has served as a wildlife consultant in Africa, South America, Europe and New Zealand.  Weishuhn has authored numerous professional papers and has frequently been a featured speaker at national and international symposiums.

Larry hunts with Ruger rifles and pistols topped with Zeiss scopes, shooting Hornady ammo.  He has hunted big game extensively throughout North America as well as in Europe, Africa, South America and New Zealand. He serves as a spokesperson for Ruger firearms, Zeiss Sports Optics, Dallas Safari Club and Nature Blinds.

Weishuhn is a Professional Member of the Boone & Crockett Club, Life Member of the National Rifle Association, Dallas Safari Club and Houston Safari Club.  He is co-founder of the Texas Wildlife Association and a member of The Mule Deer Foundation.

In 2007 Weishuhn was inducted into the National Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame.

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