More About the Author
Hunter/Mentor: A big game hunter for over 40 years, Jay is equally skilled hunting the high country with a bow or rifle. While he still loves to chase bull elk whenever the opportunity presents itself, Jay now spends much of his time sharing the knowledge and skills that he has acquired over the years with other hunters via his writing and speaking engagements.
Hunting Consultant: Hunt Connections, www.huntconnections.com, an organization that Jay founded in 1998, assists outfitters, landowners, and big game hunters from around the globe. Hunt Connections is one of the most recognized names in the big game hunting industry. Each year Jay connects hundreds of hunters with those professionals that will provide them with the dream hunt of a lifetime.
Author: Jay is the author of five highly successful books on elk hunting. His books are top-sellers and have helped thousands of hunters in their pursuit of elk high in the Rockies. Jay also offers hunters a valuable resource and free tips on elk hunting via his website, www.elkcamp.com.
Speaker: Jay is a nationally requested conference speaker. Each year Jay captivates thousands of men, women, and young people with his transparent yet highly informative down-home style. Using humor and object lessons from his years spent in the high country in pursuit of majestic elk or elusive mule deer, or flying F-4 Phantom jet fighters around the globe, Jay has a unique ability to draw the audience into his story. Jay travels extensively across America teaching seminars on elk hunting, speaking at numerous events and fundraising banquets. In recent years Jay has served as a guest speaker at the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's Annual Elk Camp.
Military: Jay served in the United States Air Force and Air National Guard as a Weapons Systems Officer flying F-4 Phantom jet fighters.
Education: Jay holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from Colorado Christian University.
Faith: Jay is a lifelong evangelical Christian. He is a teacher and public speaker on marriage, life and relationships. Top three speaking topics for faith-based events:
*God's #1 Charge To Every Husband, The Silver Bullet of Marriage: Loving Your Wife & Making Her #1
*What Are You Hear For: Your Purpose & Your Passion
*It's Not Your Battle To Fight
* President/CEO: Jackson Creek Media Group, Inc.
* Founder: The Outfitter Network- Big Game Hunt brokers since 1996
* Founder: ElkCamp.com - America's #1 Online Resource for Elk Hunters
* Founder: Outdoor Speakers Agency, 2008
* Published Works:
Elk Hunting 101, A Pocketbook Guide to Elk Hunting, 2004
Elk Hunting 201, Big Bulls...Essentials for a Successful Hunt, 2005
Elk Hunting 301, Making It Happen In Elk Country, 2006
Ultimate Elk Hunting, Strategies, Techniques, & Methods, 2008
Answers For Elk Hunters, 2009
* Producer and Host of The Elk Hunter Series (DVD), 2006
* National Lecturer & Conference Speaker on Elk and Elk Hunting