A lifelong resident of Michigan, Tom Nelson has been
shooting shooting a bow and arrow for almost 50 years. Recently Tom was
recognized as a Master Bowhunter by the Michigan Bowhunters Association. He was
only the 12th bow hunter to be honored with this award in the organizations 60
A passionate bow hunter Tom has taken more than 300 big game
animals, representing over 30 different species. He has bow hunted in 29
states, 8 Canadian provinces, Mexico, South Africa, Namibia and Europe. Each
year Tom spends more than 100 days in the field, in pursuit of game with his
Each week Tom shares his passion for archery and bow hunting
into millions of homes as host of Cabela's American Archer show which recently celebrated it’s 20th season on Outdoor Channel.
As a Cabela's Ambassador Pro Staffer, Tom is a strong
supporter of protecting our hunting heritage and promoting conservation and
fair chase hunting.