Tony Hansen, Contributor at Outdoor Life

Tony Hansen



  • Primary hunting passions are whitetails and turkeys
  • Was named a QDMA Signpost Communicator of the Year (2016)
  • Finds 4-footers on Lake Erie to be a mild nuisance while pursuing 5-pound smallmouth


Tony Hansen is a contributing writer to Outdoor Life. A Michigan native, he lives in the southern Michigan community where he grew up chasing deer, turkeys, and football-sized smallmouths with the most meaningful catch of his life, his wife, Nichole.

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