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of Fame


 Judd Cooney


Category C- Bowhunters who have shown Literary Excellence that have  Advanced the Sport of Bowhunting


   Besides being considered a world class bowhunter and Senior Member of the Pope and Young Club, Judd has been active in the outdoor writing and photography field since 1966 and has been a member of the Outdoor Writers Association for 32 years. He is one of only two members to serve three terms on the board of directors and has served on numerous committees throughout his membership. He served as OWAA president in 1996 and was chairman of the board in 1997. 


    Judd is a full time writer and photographer in addition to his guiding and outfitting operation. He has had articles or photos in many of the outdoor magazines and specializes in writing about bowhunting and big game hunting but has covered a vast array of outdoor subjects from flowers to airline travel. His cover photos have appeared on, Outdoor       


    Life, Sportsmens's Bowhunting, Colorado Outdoors, Aqua Field Publications Annuals, Game & Fish Publications, American Hunter, Deer & Deer Hunting, Fishing & Hunting News, Colorado Country Life, The Trapper & Predator Caller, American Trapper, Southwestern Outdoor Sportsman, Petersen's Bowhunting, Bowhunter, Bow & Arrow Hunter, Bowhunting World, Western Outdoors and several Canadian and European publications. 


   At present Judd spends the spring guiding turkey hunters in Iowa and consulting for Black Bay Outfitters bear camp in northern Saskatchewan. He stays busy during the fall trying to hunt as many areas of the country as he can and running Iowa Trophy Whitetail Outfitters, a quality trophy whitetail and turkey operation in the hill country of western Iowa where the bucks are humongous. 


    When Judd is guiding deer or turkey hunters he is generally on the road photographing, hunting, fishing or doing seminars, telling other people about the outdoors and how to get the most out of enjoying it. 




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