Jeff Burleson is a native of Lumberton, N.C., who lives in Myrtle Beach, S.C. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in fisheries and wildlife sciences, and is a biologist and registered professional forester in North and South Carolina for Brigman Company.
Bob Satterwhite has been writing about the outdoors, particularly trout fishing, for more than 25 years. A native of Morganton, he lives in Cullowhee close to the Tuckasegee River, Caney Fork, Moses Creek and several other prime trout streams.
Dustin Wilks is a professional bass fisherman from Rocky Mount. He has fished professionally since 1999, and currently competes on the Bassmaster Elite Series. Wilks has qualified for five Bassmaster Classics, and is sposored by Culprit, Daiwa, OutKast Jigs, Costa Del Mar, RJA Cutom Crankbaits, Skeeter, Yamaha and Keelshield.
Don Shoopman fishes for freshwater and saltwater species mostly in and around the Atchafalaya Basin and Vermilion Bay. He moved to the Sportsmanís Paradise in 1976, and he and his wife June live in New Iberia. They have two grown sons.