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Meet The Host

Tom Nelson

Tom Nelson

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 plus years.

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 archery gear.

Each week Tom shares his passion for archery and bow hunting into millions of homes as host of American Archer show which recently celebrated it’s 20th season on Outdoor Channel.