Dac Collins, News Editor at Outdoor Life

Dac Collins

News Editor


  • A recovering trout bum and steelhead junky, and a disciple of John Gierach, John Muir, and Tom McGuane. 
  • Enjoys thinking and writing about the “why” behind outdoor pursuits, and exploring the deep connection between humans and the natural world.
  • Previously worked as a freelancer, staff writer, and editor at weekly newspapers and alt-weeklies in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.


Dac Collins is the News Editor at Outdoor Life. He covers conservation issues affecting North America’s fish and wildlife, and helps tell the latest stories about the hunters and anglers who pursue these important species.

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