Mike Connett

Avid bowhunter, and retired US Air Force Commander, Mike Connett , joins the VPA Prostaff with 40 + years of bowhunting experience. Mike owns and operates “Widerack Outfitters” Bowhunting Only Whitetail Hunting in Southeastern Ohio. He has harvested multiple whitetail deer, mule deer, turkey, antelope, elk, black bear, caribou, and mountain lion with his bow. Many of which met or exceed the minimum score required by Pope & Young. He has hunted many states and provinces in North America, both on guided and do-it-yourself adventures. He is a member in good standing with the Pope & Young Club, and the local Chapter President for the National Wild Turkey Federation. Mike is an outdoor writer and has been published in Bow Hunter Magazine, American Legacy Outdoors, and Ohio NWTF Caller. He enjoys and hunts with ALL forms of archery equipment… crossbows, compounds and recurves. Mike writes: “I have a passion for youth, handicapped and all fellow archers.” and further describes himself as “as sinner, saved by grace.”