A Veteran of the Outdoors.

Tom Nelson is The American Archer. A lifelong Michigan resident, Tom has been shooting bows and arrows for almost 50 years. He has been the host of AA since 1997. Tom is a passionate bow hunter and an ambassador for any activity that utilizes archery equipment. He has taken more than 300 big game animals, representing over 30 species. Tom has hunted with his "stick and string" in 29 US states, eight Canadian provinces, and Mexico, as well as South Africa, Namibia, France, and New Zealand. In an average year, Tom spends about 100 days on the road pursuing his passion.


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