Scott Bestul is a Field Editor for Field & Stream and has been with the magazine since 1993. The author of three books, including The Total Deer Hunter Manual and a widely published freelance writer, Bestul has bow-hunted animals of every sort across the US and Canada. The Wisconsin native now makes his home in the rugged bluff country of southeastern Minnesota with his wife Shari and teenage twins Brooke and Bailey. Dave Hurteau is a Senior Editor for Field & Stream magazine, specializing in bow hunting. He is the co-author of The Total Deer Hunter Manual and contributed The Total Fishing Manual and Total Gun Manual. He lives in upstate New York with his wife and two sons, and hunts as often as he can.