Craig Boddington was born and raised in Kansas where his big-game experience in the mid-1960's included pronghorn and mule deer in Wyoming, whitetail and mule deer in Kansas, and mule deer in Colorado. His outdoor writing career began in college and continued while on active duty in the USMC. He’s penned more than 4000 magazine articles and authored 23 books on hunting and shooting
He’s hunted big game in more than 30 American states, seven Canadian provinces, and five Mexican states hunting all varieties of North American big game except jaguar, walrus, and polar bear. Craig has also been on 104 African safaris, including hunting in: Kenya, Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Tanzania, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Central African Republic, Chad, Cameroon, Ghana, Tunisia, and Uganda. He is the only living American journalist who has hunted Africa's Big Five.