WWIA Testimonials

First I need to thank Jim Reisdorf (husband, Viet Nam veteran, Marine/ Army reserve)  for watching on TV a WWIA hunt in 2009.  That started our journey of hosting the  WWIA Upland NY Bird Hunt / Coup...

Mary Lou Reisdorf
WWIA associate

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WWIA Associates

Eric Engquist
Eric Engquist

Eric Engquist served our country in the Army as an Infantry Officer, assigned to units both within the U.S. and overseas, including deployments to Kosovo and Iraq. He is...

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WWIA Sponsors

WWIA Pro Staff

The WWIA Pro Staff team is comprised of outstanding professional guides who have given of their time and energy to support our cause. In doing so, they have distinguished themselves and are hereby recognized for their hard work, devotion to duty, and dedication in supporting our nation's combat wounded Purple Heart heroes.

Name: Chris Guikema
Email: chris.gikema@wwiaf.org
Phone: 505-801-7500
Representing: Compass West Outfitters
Service provided to the WWIA: Guided Aoudad ewe hunts in New Mexico

Personal Biography: Professional outfitter or guide for over 20 years in the Western US. Elk-Mule Deer- Bighorn Sheep-Antelope-Aoudad-Fly Fishing For Trout

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Name: John Carlson
Email: john.carlson@wwiaf.org
Phone: 715-339-3625
Representing: Ross's Sport Shop & Guide Service
Service provided to the WWIA: Musky Fishing Guide

Personal Biography: I grew up on the shores of the Phillips Chain of Lakes and can't remember a time that I wasn't chasing Musky.

Meet John Carlson

Name: Capt. Sean Rush
Email: trophybassexp@cox.net
Representing: Trophy Bass Expeditions of Central Florida
Service provided to the WWIA: Bass Fishing Guide
Memberships: Save Rodman
Personal Biography: Hello Friends! My name is Sean Rush and I am the owner/operator of Trophy Bass Expeditions of Central Florida here in Ocala, FL.

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Name: Capt. Joel Brandenburg
Email: anabananafishing@earthlink.net
Phone: 813-267-4401
Representing: Anabanana Fishing Company
Service provided to the WWIA: Florida Fishing Guide
Memberships: USCG Certified & Approved
Personal Biography: Captain Joel is a native Floridian and Southwest Coast resident. He has fished and hunted the globe

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Name: Tim Fischer
Email: tim.fischer@wwiaf.org
Phone: 740-606-5559
Representing: Wisconsin Fishing Guide
Service provided to the WWIA: Fishing Guide
Personal Biography: Wherever his angling adventures lead him, Tim Fischer is dedicated to achieving, then sharing, a profound understanding of the fishery. A lifelong angler, Tim was introduced to the art of fly fishing at an early age.

Meet Tim Fischer

Name: Chris Willen
Email: chris@chriswillen.com
Phone: 847-878-4781
Website: chriswillen.com
Representing: Chris Willen Guide Service
Service provided to the WWIA: Musky Guide
Personal Biography: Chris Willen has been musky fishing for well over a decade, from the freestone rivers of the Upper Midwest to the limestone rivers of the Cumberland plateau and most places in between. One of the things he has enjoyed the most is to share the sport of fishing with others. With that, he began Chris Willen Guide Service.

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Name: Richard Wright
Email: richard.wright@wwiaf.org
Phone: 740-606-5559
Representing: USCG Charter fishing for Lake Erie
Service provided to the WWIA: Fishing Guide
Personal Biography: I have lived in Southern Ohio my whole life. I joined the U.S. Army in 1989 and was stationed at Ft Bragg NC, but I am now still serving in the Ohio Army National Guard. I served in Desert Shield/Storm as well as in OIF II as a Combat Engineer.

Meet Richard Wright