Bruce Ingram has spent a lifetime exploring the woods and waterways of his native Southwest Virginia. He is a devoted fisherman, birder, hunter, and paddler, sharing his love of the outdoors in five books and more than 2,000 magazine articles. A high school English teacher by day, Ingram lives with his wife Elaine in Troutville, Virginia. They have two children and two grandchildren. The Outdoor Writers Association of America has honored Bruce six times for writing excellence. Follow Bruce's blog and keep up with his writing and speaking engagements at https: //sites.google.com/site/bruceingramoutdoors/home.