Welcome to the POMA Family

Welcome new POMA members. We’re proud to have you in the family.


Mark Hirvonen
Marquette, Michigan
Bio: I have been involved in the outdoor media industry since 2002 when I was elected to the board of Jim Posewitz’ group Orion-The Hunters Institute. I met Randy Newberg while on that board and helped him to conceptualize the “On Your Own Adventures” television show and website and bring it to reality. We are now in our eighth season of production.

Robert Deen
Boise, Idaho
Bio: Robert Deen is an outdoor writer, history buff and photographer. He and his English springer spaniel Star divide their time between Boise, Idaho and a cabin in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains near Mount Lassen. Robert has fished and hunted throughout the United States, as well as in the Peruvian Amazon, Alaska, Hawaii, New Zealand.

Margaret Anderson
Phoenix, Arizona
Bio: Former Fishing Editor of Arizona Hunter and Angler Currently freelance for several online publications currently Outdoors Editor for Arizona Boating and Watersports/Western Outdoor Times

Patrick Hayes
Virgina Beach, Virgina
Bio: I’ve been working in the graphic arts and photography fields since the late 90s. My list of design clients includes; Joe’s Crab Shack, Bass Pro Shops, Gander Mountain, Peace Frogs, etc. My photography clients: Mossy Oak, Outdoor Life, Grand View Media, Thompson Center, Benelli, Honey Brake Lodge.

John Anderson
Phoenix, Arizona
Bio: Shooting Editor for Arizona Boating and Watersports/Western Outdoor Times since 2015. 12 articles per year.


James Swan
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Bio: Author — 10 published non-fiction books and one novel that have sold over 250,000 copies; over 300 freelance articles in magazines including American Hunter, North American Hunter, Audubon, Traditional Bowhunter, Intellectual Capitol, and Sports Afield; and over 500 columns in ESPNOutdoors.com, Outdoor Hub, and Outdoor Wire

Troy Basso
Chapel Hill, Tennessee
Bio: I served a decade in the US Army where I served in multiple countries. I attained my college degree while serving. I am currently a well published outdoor writer, tournament bass angler, and bowhunter. I am also a professional fly designer for Catch Fly Fishing and have my original patterns being marketed worldwide.


Tourism Saskatchewan
Company Mission: Bring your story to life by visiting Saskatchewan and experiencing what we have to offer firsthand! Let us help you tell your story, we can offer the assistance you need by developing detailed itineraries, coordinating the necessary permits, arranging transportation, meals, accommodations and more.

Honey Brake
Jonesville, Louisiana

Witt Machine & Tool Co.
Fort Garland, Colorado
Company Mission: We manufacture a unique clamp on muzzle brake, screw on muzzle brakes, suppressors, and integrally suppressed AR-15 uppers.

Sellmark Corporation
Mansfield, Texas
Company Mission: To improve the lives of our customers by providing products of superior value that promote a healthy outdoor lifestyle; create precious memories and experiences; enhance safety and protection from harm; increase mobility and comfort; and feature the latest technologies to better accomplish outdoor activities.

Carson Optical
Ronkonkoma, New York
Company Mission: Carson Optical is known for product innovation, exceptional customer service and value. Carson is a leading supplier of consumer optics for all ages. Carson branded products include a wide range of Binoculars, Magnifiers, Microscopes and related optical accessories…

Visit Central Florida
Auburndale, Florida
Company Mission: Visit Central Florida is the tourism bureau for Polk County, Florida, which is located between Orlando and Tampa. Titled the “Largemouth Bass Capital of the World,” Polk County is home to 554 lakes and the area provides a multitude of outdoor activities including fishing, hunting, hiking, wildlife viewing, birding and eco-tourism.