Team ReelFowl - Prostaff

 Greg Houser

Greg currently lives in Los Banos, the heart of California’s waterfowl wintering grounds, with his wife Lisa. He has been hunting waterfowl for over 20 years with a short break when he was enlisted as a U.S. Marine. He currently hunts the California refuge system and flooded rice in the Sacramento area where he grew up.

Greg has always been a passionate waterfowler but it grew in August of 2011 when he picked up his new duck dog, “Hank.” From the moment he came home, the training began, for both Greg and Hank. Hank has earned an AKC Junior Hunt Title, Senior Hunt Title and is well on his way for a Master Hunt Title. He has competed in North American Hunting Retriever Association (NAHRA) Hunting Tests and done very well. Hank earned a Companion Dog Obedience Title including a blue ribbon first place just after his first birthday. Hank has hunted ducks in the marsh, the rice and the Suisun Bay.

Greg’s passion for the dogs wasn’t finished yet. In October 2012, Greg picked up his second hunting dog, “Maggie”. Maggie earned a Beginner Novice Obedience Title including blue ribbon first place all before her first birthday. Maggie has also earned an AKC Junior Hunt Title and is currently training for AKC Field Trial Derby’s and Hunt Tests.

Greg and Lisa started Houser’s Quality Labs to breed high quality Labrador Retrievers and further enjoy their passion of training dogs and helping others. Greg picked up his third Labrador, “Jaxi” and has already begun her training.

Greg has been a member of the Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club since 2012. In 2013, he was nominated and elected as the club’s president. Also in 2013, Greg was asked to be a facilitator for the Combat Veteran’s Waterfowl Association. He spends countless days in the field with his wife, friends and dogs, chasing birds up and down the state.

Check out Greg's website to learn more about Houser's Quality Labs.

 

 

Katrina L. McFaull

Katrina was born and raised in Redding, CA. She joined the Army strait out of high school serving 7 years and completed two combat tours, first to Iraq in 2008 then Afghanistan in 2011. Katrina got her first taste of the hunting life back in 2010 when her boyfriend Ross, took her as a non-hunter on an all day pheasant hunt. Since that day she has developed a true passion for the outdoors.

Katrina is an avid waterfowl hunter chasing ducks and geese all over California. She is also an upland hunter who enjoys hunting doves and turkeys, and watching her dog flush pheasants, chukar, and quail. On the off season you can find Katrina out on the lakes and in the rivers of Northern California fishing for trophy bass and trout. Katrina enjoys sharing her passion of the outdoors and has introduced many woman to hunting and fishing. Katrina is a strong believer in our hunting and fishing rights in California. She is a member of California Waterfowl Association, Ducks Unlimited, Combat Veterans Waterfowl Association, and a proud donor to the Fregoso Outdoor Foundation and the Wounded Warrior Project.

 

 

Tony Steelman

For Tony, Northern California has always been his home and it is where he lives today with his lovely wife, Lisa, and two children. Tony was raised in a family that was always hunting or fishing and it has remained a passion to this day. This passion inspired Tony to start his own guiding and outfitting business, Steelman’s Trophy Hunting Ranches, approximately 10 years ago. The opportunity to meet new people and share knowledge to create a positive experience for them, is something that Tony truly enjoys.

Tony also donates time and hunts to various organizations such as NWTF, California Waterfowl, Ducks Unlimited, Combat Veterans and Wounded Warriors. In addition, Tony is a strong advocate for educating our youth about hunting and encouraging them to spend time outdoors. He actively participates in the annual California Department of Fish and Game Youth Turkey Hunt and always looks forward to guiding trips when clients bring their children.

 

 

Joey Ploshay

Joey was born and raised in Saratoga, Ca. At a young age he fell in love with the outdoors, hunting, and fishing. He enjoys all aspects of the outdoors and fishing, including freshwater, salt water and fly fishing. He is an avid hunter who hunts year round pursuing deer, pigs, predators, waterfowl and upland game. He hunts on both public and private property, but truly enjoys the challenge of hunting California’s public land.

Fishing and Hunting has evolved into his way of life; everything he does revolves around being outdoors. As much as he loves to hunt, he also enjoys teaching and educating new and young hunters about the outdoors. To help share his passion for hunting and fishing, Joey created California Hunting Addiction and California Fishing Addiction on Facebook and Instagram. On these pages he shares stories, answer questions, and connects with other people that love the outdoors.

 

Kyle Davis

Kyle had a very early introduction to the outdoors; has started joining his dad on hunts when he was 4 and got his hunting license at 10 years old. He started off hunting turkeys then he shifted his focus to ducks and geese, now that is what he lives for! Ever since he could shoot, he and his dad have been waterfowling almost every weekend. Kyle takes pride in hunting public land and finding success where others can't. His favorite place to hunt is the tidal marshes of Northern California.

Kyle is also an avid fisherman. He loves to fish for large and small mouth bass, trout, striper and sturgeon. Other than hunting and fishing Kyle is involved with raising pigs for 4-H during the summer. Kyle takes pride in being an outdoorsmen and knows that the outdoors will always be his favorite place to be.

Be sure to check out Kyle’s – West Coast Slough Slayer Instagram and YouTube Page.