Dwight Schuh, one of the bowhunting community’s most celebrated writers and the long-time Editor of Bowhunter Magazine, has announced his retirement at the end of May 2011. Dwight sold his first freelance story to the magazine back in 1975, and in 1996 magazine Founder M.R. James chose Dwight as his heir-apparent. Since that time, Dwight has been at the helm of “The Number One Bowhunting Magazine,” and his contribution to the brand has been immeasurable. Until Dwight retires next spring, he will continue to assist the editorial staff as Editor-at-Large. And we’re thrilled to announce that even in retirement he will continue to work with the magazine.
“…I will maintain a close association with Bowhunter as Hunting Editor, a capacity in which I will write a regular column and several feature stories each year, plus participate in occasional episodes of Bowhunter TV,” said Dwight from his office in Nampa, Idaho.
At this time, we’re also pleased to announce that as Dwight steps back, respected Equipment Editor and Bowhunter TV Co-Host Curt Wells will step up. He immediately assumes the role of Editor. Curt’s association with the magazine began when he sold his first article to M.R. James back in 1985. His presence with the magazine grew steadily until Dwight appointed him Equipment Editor in 2003. Curt’s popular “Tried & True” gear review column has appeared in nearly every issue since, and he has written dozens of feature articles. An extremely successful bowhunter from the Upper Midwest, where he seems to keep one foot firmly planted in whitetail country and the other in the West, Curt will continue to be a familiar face as Co-Host of Bowhunter TV. Curt works from his home office in Wahpeton, North Dakota.
Regarding his new role, Curt said, “Many years ago, Dwight Schuh inspired me to become a bowhunting writer. To now be in position to cover his back trail as Editor of Bowhunter Magazine is an incredible honor and one I will not take lightly.”
The Bowhunter Family would like to take this opportunity to thank and congratulate both editors as they enter new stages of their careers as bowhunting communicators.
For more information, visit www.bowhunter.comor contact the editorial headquarters: Bowhunter Magazine & TV, Intermedia Outdoors, 6385 Flank Dr., Suite 800, Harrisburg, PA 17112-2784; (717) 695-8085.