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About Gary Howey

Gary-HoweyNortheast Nebraska

  • >   Avid Hunter:  Archery, Shotgun, Rifle & Muzzleloader  (deer, antelope, waterfowl, turkey & upland game)
  • >   Avid Angler: Open water and Ice Fishing
  • >   Former tournament angler, hunting and fishing guide & Depredation trapper
  • > Inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing “Hall of Fame” in 2017
  • >   Award winning writer, photographer, producer,  videographer, radio and television broadcaster
  • >   President of Outdoorsmen Productions LLC
  • >   Co-Host of the “Outdoorsmen Adventures” television Fishing series (Upper Midwest)
  • >   Co-Host of “Outdoor Adventures” radio program (South Dakota, Nebraska & Iowa)
  • >   Syndicated outdoor writer “Of the Outdoors” columns (South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota and Kansas)
  • >   Contributing writer Buckmaster, Game & Fish Magazine, The Outdoorsmen Magazine and Siouxland Outdoors
  • >  2017 Inductee into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
  • >   Seminar Speaker
  • >   New Product Field Tester and Product Development specialists
  •  >  PADI Certified Open Water Diver
  • >   Nebraska Hunters Safety , Hunter Safety Field Instructor (1993-Present) , Former Master Hunter’s Safety Instructor and Aquatic Education Instructor (1991)
  • >   Active Member 36 years and Past Executive Director of the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers (AGLOW)
  • >  Past Active Member for 34 years of the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA)
  • >  U.S. Army E-1-E-3 Ft. Lewis Washington &  Ft. Lee. VA. (1968-1969)
  • >  U.S. Army E-4 – E-5 VII Corps Bamberg Germany Light Equipment & Communication (1969-1970)
  • >   U.S. Army E-5 U.S. Army 794th An Khe Detachment 4th Infantry Division An Khe & Pleiku Viet Nam Tactical Communications (1970-1971)
  • >  Iowa National Guard E-5  HHC 2nd BN 133 Mechanized Infantry-Sioux City, IA. Communications  (1973-1974)
  • >  Nebraska National Guard E-5 & E-6  Co A TF  1st-134 Mechanized Infantry-Wayne, NE. Tactical Communications (1976-1989)
  • Gary Howey with a Largemouth Bass

    Gary Howey with a Largemouth Bass


    >  Past Chairman,  current Treasurer and Board Member Lewis & Clark Natural Resources District (NRD)
  • >  Co-Chairman Cedar County Tourism Board
  • >  Board Member –  Secretary Wau-Col Rural Water System
  • >  Past Chairman & current Co-Chairman Northeast Nebraska Resources, Conservation and Development (RC&D)
  •  > Former Board Member Corps of Discovery Welcome Center
  •  > Former President & Board Member Hartington, NE. Chamber of Commerce
  • >  Former Member Member Shannon Trail Tourism board
  • >  Member Upper Missouri Chapter Ducks Unlimited
  • >  Member Lewis & Clark Pheasants Forever & Past Habitat Coordinator
  •  > Life Member Bass Anglers Sportsmen’s Society (BASS)
  • >  Co-Founder & Past President Tri-County Sportsmen
  • >  Life Member Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • >  Life Member Disabled Veterans of America
  • >  Life Member AM Vets
  • > Member American Legion

Pro-Staff

  • >   Jiffy Ice Augers
  • >   Roost’ em Calls
  • >   Alpen Optics
  • >  Northland Fishing Tackle
  • >  Flying Fisherman
  • >  Honda