Ed is a lifelong shooter and hunter and started collecting prizes for shooting on his way to becoming an Eagle Scout.  Raised in Northern California, he took his first deer, a Columbian Blacktail at age 12.  In later years, Rocky Mountain Mule Deer, Desert Mule Deer, Coues Deer and finally Whitetail Deer were all successfully pursued.

Ed has hunted across the U.S. as well as Africa, Cuba, Mexico and Argentina.  Now happily living in Texas, Nilgai have been one of his most sought after game animals, taking them with everything from AR platform rifles to Stopping Rifles and Double Rifles.

Ed co-owns American Shooting Centers in Houston, Texas and stays active building and loading for various rifle platforms.  He is also an avid Sporting Clays competitor and ranks as one of the top shooters in the world in the 55+ category and has won numerous Regional, National and World Championships.  Sponsors include; Beretta, Fiocchi, MEC Trap machines and Rhino Chokes.  Ed sits as a Board Member on the N.S.S.F. Range Advisory Council.