Master Guide Hal Blood is a special breed of deer hunter. He has the patience, persistence, and tenacity to find and track big bucks in all types of weather no matter where they roam. As a hunter and Master Maine Guide, Hal has taken more than one hundred mature white-tailed bucks. Hal started deer hunting with his Dad at age ten. He quickly got the fever and became addicted to chasing deer around the Maine woods. After a four year stint in the Marine Corps and ten years of being a lobsterman, Hal decided to turn his passion for hunting into his profession. He and his wife Debbie moved to Jackman, in the northwest mountains of Maine and built a sporting resort and named it, Cedar Ridge Outfitters. This resort became well known for its outstanding service, food, and quality hunting and fishing guides. Hal and Deb have recently sold the business and are looking forward to the next chapter in their lives. After some coaxing from his friends and clients, Hal decided to share his years of knowledge about how to hunt bucks in the big woods. His book, Hunting Big Woods Bucks, was such a success that more and more hunters wanted to learn from Hal in person. This led to his offering deer hunting clinics at his lodge as well as doing sporting show seminars and other speaking engagements around the Country. With help from his long time friend Chris, they turned Big Wood Bucks into a company with the idea of helping other hunters by giving them the tools and knowledge to become better deer hunters. With all of this Hal, has given novice hunters as well as seasoned veterans a new look at hunting and taking bucks in the Big Woods by challenging the animals one on one. Hal has since written a second book "Hunting Big Woods Bucks Vol II" which is a more in depth look at the way's of these amazing animals and more strategies for successfully hunting them. Since selling Cedar Ridge Outfitters, Hal has taken a position at Remington Arm’s Company where he is the Hunting and Expedition Specialist. Hal’s wife of thirty five years, Deb, who has taken her share of whitetails, has been his biggest fan and supporter over all these years. Hal also has a son who also loves chasing whitetails around the Big Woods. Gary, age thirty three, is in the army reserves and is currently living in Texas. Gary has two children and Hal is looking forward to introducing his grandchildren to the sport of hunting. Hal and Deb have settled into the new home they built in Moose River, Maine.