Ed was born and raised in Oregon and has had thousands of articles and photographs published in scores of magazines in this country, Europe and Asia. He has been the Oregon, Northwest, Pacific Coast, Western, or a department editor for Outdoor Life, Western Outdoors, and other publications. He writes about fishing, hunting, wildlife, camping, travel and related subjects.
Ed is the producer and host of the western edition for the In-Fisherman Radio Network, a book author and a seminar speaker.
Ed is a past president of both the Outdoor Writers Association of America and the Northwest Outdoors Writers Association.