Brad Harris has been hunting and fishing since he was 10 years old. Raised in the Ozarks of Missouri, Brad has always had a burning desire to be the best outdoorsman he could be. Hunting and fishing for one species was not an option for Brad. He wanted to do it all. His drive and determination has made him one of the most proficient hunters in the country today. From small game in his native Missouri to big game in Africa, Brad has sharpened his skills to provide consistent success in the field.
Brad's love for the outdoors is not driven by business or public exposure. It is deeply rooted in heritage and tradition that has been passed downn to him through generations of hunters in his family. Married 30+ years with children and grandchildren, Brad knows what commitment and dedication mean and carries that commitment to the hunting public and sponsors who have helped him throughout the years. A much sought after seminar speaker, Brad has given informative seminars all over the United States and Canada. His knowledge of a large variety of wildlife species throughout North America has put much demand for his highly informative and lighthearted appearances.
His continuous drive for perfection has shown throughtout his 25+ years career. He is known as one of the most proficient guides in the industry. He has guided many writers, editors, and industry buyers to success on hunts for elk, bear, whitetail, mule deer, turkey, waterfowl, predator and small game. His talents as a game caller are known nationwide as he has won numerous titles include winning the NRA World All-Around Game Championship in 2001.
Featured in hundreds of magazine articles and books over the years, Brad has been called by major magazines as "doctor do-little" of the hunting world and "Mr. All-around". Brad has produced over 60hunting videos, numerous instructional cassettes, written several magazine articles, and is the co-host of the Christian Sportsman radio program. Brad was host of the television show "Outdoor Traditions" for 7 years on the Outdoor Channel and hosted hunting camps for writers, buyers and celebrities for over 25 years. Although Brad has developed many hunting products throughout the years, there is no doubt his biggest contribution to the outdoor industry came in 1983 when he invented and developed the first Grunt Deer Call. He also admits he still has a few closely guarded secrets he is not yet willing to share.
Brad and his wife Teri are members of the First Baptist Church, Neosho, Missouri. He is self employed and manages several recreational properties. Brad is a senior member of the Realtree staff.
TV show appearances: F-NT Freedom Outdoors