Black Bear Hunting A to Z

Gerry Rightmyer is the Senior Vice-President, co-host, and co-owner of Antler Grow’s Forever Wild Outdoors Adrenaline Adventures television show on the Pursuit Channel and on Thursday nights at 7:30 pm.

For the past 30 years, Gerry has pursued big game. To date, he has hunted 15 states, five Canadian Provinces, South America and two provinces in South Africa. Over that span, he has qualified animals in the Boone and Crockett, Pope and Young and New York State records. His accomplishments include gold and silver medals in Safari Club International records as well. Gerry has taken big game with rifle, shotgun, muzzleloader, compound bow and crossbow.

In 2010, he was awarded third place at Boone and Crockett’s 27th Triennial Awards in Reno, Nevada. His 272 2/8” non-typical whitetail, taken in Kansas in 2006, currently ranks in the top 25 all-time. It remains the largest whitetail harvested by a non-resident in that state. It was also the 2nd largest whitetail taken in North America in 2006.

Gerry is also an accomplished outdoor writer. He has published articles in Big Game Adventures Magazine, Eastmans’ Hunting Journal, Huntin’ Fool Magazine, North American Hunter, Big Buck Magazine and various other online journals. He is also an accomplished seminar speaker. He has conducted deer and turkey seminars all over the United States for companies such as Cabela’s, Bass Pro Shops, and Gander Mountain. He has done numerous seminars for local community groups and organizations.

Gerry began his career in the outdoor industry as a Realtree Pro Staffer for seven years. Currently, Gerry is a Cabela’s Pro Staffer, and has been for the last nine years. He is an official measurer for the Boone and Crockett Club, Pope and Young Club and the New York State Big Buck Club. He is a Life Member of the North American Hunting Club and a Life Associate Member of the Boone and Crockett Club.



FRIDAY, 3:30 P.M. – ROOM 3 – Outdoor Videography – Top 10 Mistakes

SATURDAY, 2:30 P.M. – ROOM 3 – Affordable Big Game Hunts

SUNDAY, 1:00 P.M. – ROOM 3 – Affordable Big Game Hunts