The Nosler Pro-Staff is a select group of hunters and shooters whose achievements and expertise qualify them for a place on our team. Our pro-staff is made up of professional guides, outfitters, hunters, television personalities, and competitive shooters. They are an integral part of our research and development process, providing feedback and testing on new products. The members of our Pro-Staff make their livings hunting and shooting. They spend more time at the range or in the field in one year than most of us will in a lifetime. We supply them with product, and they provide us with honest feedback about what works, and what needs to be improved. Our Pro-Staff members don’t just endorse our products; they rely on them day in and day out to get the job done. Whether they are guiding clients to a once-in-a-lifetime trophy, filming a television episode at the end of the world, or competing for a championship, our Pro-Staffers choose Nosler because they know they can rely on the quality and performance of Nosler bullets, brass, ammunition and rifles. Talk to any member of our Pro-Staff and they will be happy to tell you why “Professionals trust Nosler.”

 

 
 

Pro Hunter, Outfitter, Hunting Consultant, TV Host, Executive Producer

 

Jim Shockey


Jim is the winner of SCI’s prestigious CJ McElroy Award and North American Professional Hunter of the Year Award. His personal hunting experiences include travel to the remotest, wildest and most beautiful reaches of the world. To date, he has taken more than 200 big game species across the globe, including more than 190 different species with muzzleloader and holds more than 50 SCI world records. His energetic and adventurous approach to worldwide big game hunting and conservation have made him one of the most respected hunting personalities alive today and one of the most accomplished big game hunters in history.

Jim resides in British Columbia, Canada with his beautiful wife of 26 years, Louise.  

 

 
 

Member, US Palma Rifle Team

 

Anette Wachter


Anette Wachter is a member of the United States National Rifle Team which is by invitation only. She competes in long range bulls-eye competition and has recently started shooting tactical rifle and 3 Gun. “I am a big fan of Nosler match 155 grain bullets. With these I won 3 national records at 300 yards and won the 2011 BC Championship
and more”. Anette’s 2012 and 2013 accomplishments include: 2013 Silver Medal BC Rifle Championship. 2013 USA Team National
Champion Roumanian, Herrick and Port Clinton Trophies. 2013 3rd National Doc Aiken Trophy. 2013 S. Africa USA Team Silver Medal America’s Match. 2012 US Team Hayes Silver Medal – Camp Perry Palma. 2012 Team USA Silver medal at the BC Championship.
2012 BC Championship Flintoff Trophy.

You can follow my adventures on my blog at www.30calgal.com

 

 
 

A.K.A.  "The Twins"

 
 

Jason Whitaker


Nosler Pro-staffers Josh and Jason Whitaker A.K.A.  "The Twins"  from Colorado started hunting and trapping at a very young age. After high school, the twins started professionally guiding big game hunters in the West. They now have 15 years of guiding experience for western big game as well as 11 years guiding in Sonora, Mexico. Jason and Josh own and operate Whitaker Brothers Hunting Company and provide trophy class hunts in several different states and Mexico for many different species of game. They also guide hunters on the famous Deseret ranch in northern Utah for Tom Land of Wild Country Outfitters. The twins have built a great reputation as some of the most honest, hard working guides and outfitters in the industry.

Their work ethic is second to none and if they aren't in the field they are working out to stay in shape so they have no limitations in providing their clients with a hunt of a lifetime!  After years of hunting and guiding experience the twins have learned what works best which is why they choose Nosler rifles and ammunition for themselves as well as their clients. The twins are proud to be on Nosler's team representing a product and company that has made them and  other people successful on hunts worldwide! 


Josh Whitaker

 

 
 

Co-host of “Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures”

 

Eva Shockey


Eva Shockey knows what it means to be a part of the Outdoor Industry. Growing up with Jim Shockey as her father brought Eva into the outdoors and in front of the camera at an early age. With a combined passion for conservation and adventure, Eva is now a full-fledged 'Outdoor Channel' and 'Wild TV' personality and is quickly making a name for herself within the industry as a proud, outdoors-woman. Spending over 250 days per year traveling the world to hunt and co-host "Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures" as well as represent the Outdoor Channel at various television appearances, red carpet events, and trade-shows across Canada and the USA, Eva has found a way to balance hunting, travel and family into what she calls the “best lifestyle in the world”.  

 

 
 

President of Kromka Sporting Adventures

 

Jim Kromka


I grew up hunting on a family farm in central Wisconsin. Most of my free time was spent enjoying the outdoors which included hunting. I had dreams of hunting big game around the world and someday sharing my adventures with others. I worked hard for 22 years to fund my habit for big game hunting and competitive shooting. I made contacts and friends around the world, and decided to follow my lifelong dream of sharing my love and knowledge of hunting and
shooting with others while getting them into the field. I am now President of Kromka Sporting Adventures LLC.( KSA) and we
book and host hunting trips in North America, Europe, Africa, and Canada.

It’s an honor to be a Nosler Pro-Staff member. Their rifles and ammunition are a deadly combination as many of my clients
around the world can attest to. John Nosler revolutionized the industry with the Partition bullet, and did it again with the Ballistic Tip and AccuBond bullets. My clients LOVE Nosler products, I do, and so will you!

 

 
 

International hunting expert & co-host of Jim Shockey’s The Professionals.

 

Corey Knowlton


Like most of us I started hunting at a young age with my family.  Mainly after upland birds with my father, grandfather, and mother.  As I grew older, I wanted to turn my passion for hunting into my career.  I started out guiding friends on Waterfowl hunts and then soon I landed my first real job in the outdoors as an assistant guide in Colorado hunting Mountain Lions.  I saved all the money I could and used it to go on any big game hunt I could afford.  After a few more years of experience, along with a partner I started a Hunting Consulting agency.   Through this, I got to host trips and Guide hunters around the world.  Over a decade ago I met a guy named Jim Shockey and he trusted me to book his first African Safari. Over the years, this relationship grew and grew and a few years, back we came up with the idea to show the world what really goes down on these crazy trips we go on.  The name of the show is "Jim Shockey's The Professionals".   After about 15 years at it I still love my job. My favorite part is getting to help someone make their outdoor dreams come true.  I don't care if it is helping someone get their first Whitetail Deer in their own back yard or if we head after a Mystical Argali Ram on some distant jagged peak 7500 miles from home, I love it and I always will.

 

 
 

Top Shot - Season One Winner
Editor Recoil Magazine

 

lain Harrison


Winner of the first season of TV's Top Shot competition, this British-born marksman moved to the US to pursue his love of rearms. After a
military career as an infantry officer in the UK where he shot anything from small arms to 30mm cannon and guided missiles, he took up
competitive marksmanship in the USA and has seen successes in 3 gun, USPSA and NRA Action shooting.

Currently the Editor in Chief of the groundbreaking RECOIL magazine, he continues to wear out barrels, ruffle feathers and expand the rearms world to a new audience of gun enthusiasts, in
the hope of protecting the Second Amendment rights we all hold dearly. Iain’s feedback has been influential in the development of Nosler’s new lines of handgun ammunition and he uses Nosler
bullets as a benchmark for testing a huge variety of guns. "I use Nosler products because they provide dependable, consistent performance across a wide spectrum of calibers and velocities,
which is important when you never know what kind of gun is going to come across your desk for evaluation."

 

 
 

Nosler Pro Staff Member

 

Brian Cope


Brian lives near Albany, Texas where he makes his living raising and riding horses, roping, and for the past 25 years, guiding on the world famous Nail Ranch.  With countless clients and decades of hunting experience behind him, Brian has learned that no other brand in the world can be trusted in the field like Nosler.  Wounding and chasing trophy-class whitetail in fields of prickly pear and thickets of thorny mesquite is not an option - which is why Brian keeps a Nosler Trophy Grade Rifle by his side along with Nosler AccuBond ammunition for guaranteed results, every time - no tracking required.

 

 
 

Ryan Fraker

TEAM 144


Team 144 was formed by three local Oregon guys that came together with a shared passion for firearms. After becoming best friends and shooting together on a regular basis, we began competing in long range tactical matches, USPSA, and 3-Gun competitions. Soon after, we were granted sponsorship's by Nosler, Leupold, AXTS, and Mascot clothing. The name ”Team 144” comes from Psalm 144 which the team believed was very appropriate. Dan, Landon, and Ryan are all in Law Enforcement and enjoy spending time on the range and teaching others who share their passion for this sport. Look them up on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/Team144

 

Landon Rasmussen

Dan Conner

Dan Conner

 

 
 
 
 
Rob Ramero Nosler Pro Staff

Jansen Jones

Jansen Jones was introduced to firearms basics and safety while hunting the plains of Nebraska with his father, and has not looked
back. In 2004 Jones competed in his first IDPA match while in college and has been an avid shooting competitor ever since in multiple disciplines.

Jones has numerous state and championship level titles and many podium finishes including but not limited to; Georgia State USPSA Champion (2013, 2014), Tar Heel 3 Gun Championships Match Champion - Limited Division, Colorado Shotgun Championships-
Champion Manual Division, Armalite Team Event Championships- Runner-Up, X-Treme Texas 3 Gun Championships 3rd Place
Overall- Limited Division, Area 6 USPSA Multi Gun - Runner Up Limited Division, 3 Gun Nation National Championship- 3rd place
overall - practical division. Jones has been on the 3 Gun Nation - Pro Circuit since its inception in 2012 and continues to climb the ranks in the deep pro field of shooters.


Rob Romero

Rob Romero bought his first handgun in 2005, and his journey in competitive shooting began. He had ability and a strong competitive spirit, and in 2006 he moved from California to Georgia where he met and began shooting with fellow Noveske shooting team member, Jansen Jones.

Since 2011 Romero moved almost exclusively into 3-gun winning titles at large 3-gun championships like Rocky Mountain, Ozark, The FNH Championship and many more. Since then he has evolved into a top-level competitor, with regular podium finishes at major matches across the United States. Romero is considered far and wide to be a constant match threat and has proven this time and time again with countless 1st place and runner up match finishes across the country against the best shooters from both here and overseas.
Aside from actively competing Romero is the proud father of two young daughter and lives in Atlanta with his family.
 

 

 
Jim Kinsey Nosler Pro Staff
 

Executive Producer | Skull Bound TV

 

Jim Kinsey


Jim’s thirty years of hunting the globe have proven invaluable in his career of film and television production. Working as Director of photography and Executive Producer for the last 15 years, Jim is currently Executive Producing Season 3 of Skull Bound TV on the Sportsman Channel. He has hosted, directed, edited and conceptualized many current television shows and dozens of national commercial spots. His work has appeared on feature films with Steven Baldwin, Nat Geo's Ultimate Explorer, The History Channel, Discovery, Animal Planet, BBC, PBS, NOVA, and the Outdoor Channel. Whether stalking dangerous game on the Dark Continent or traversing British Columbia’s high country his passion for capturing the essence of the hunt is seen in his cinematography. 

 

 
Jana Waller
 

TV Show Host, Producer, Outdoor Writer

 

Jana Waller


Jana Waller has been a hunter and angler for over 30 years, hunting all across the U.S., Africa, Canada and Alaska. Earning a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Marketing, Jana has blended her passion for hunting and conservation with her communications background, actively promoting women in the outdoors and the undeniable relationship between hunters and conservation.

Appearing on national television shows such as ‘Invasion Of’on Animal Planet, ‘Ammo & Attitude’ on NBC Sports, and ‘Outfitter Boot Camp’ on Outdoor Channel, Jana is currently hosting and co-producing her own hunting adventure show ‘Skull Bound TV’ on The Sportsman Channel. 

A ‘BONE-IFIED’ skull artist, Jana has been painting and beading European skulls for over a decade, custom designing skull art for hunters across the country.

 

 
Gary Lewis Nosler Pro Staff
 

Outdoor Writer, TV Host

 

 

Gary Lewis


Gary Lewis is an award-winning author, TV host, speaker and photographer. He has hunted and fished in seven countries on three continents and in the islands of the South Pacific. Born and raised in the Northwest, he has been walking forest trails and running rivers for as long as he can remember. He is a past and current president of the Northwest Outdoor Writers Association and a recipient of NOWA’s Enos Bradner Award.

Lewis has penned 2,000 newspaper and magazine articles, some of his credits include Sports Afield, Rifle, Successful Hunter, African Sporting Gazette, Covey Rise, Cabela's Outfitter Journal, MDF and African Hunter.

Lewis lives in Central Oregon. With his wife of 26 years, Merrilee, he has three daughters, all accomplished hunters in their own right.

 

 
Ivan Carter Nosler Pro Staff
 

TV HOST

 

Ivan Carter


Native son of Zimbabwe, Ivan Carter has spent the last 25 years closely associated with Africa as a professional guide, Professional Hunter and leading voice of African conservation. Ivan holds
licenses to guide in Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Botswana and Mozambique and has personally guided people from all over the world to numerous big game animals and experiences through 11 African countries.

Ivan is the host of a new hour long television show, “Carter’s W.A.R.” on the Outdoor Channel. In this new show, Carter will bring viewers a behind the scenes look into some of the most complex areas of human/wildlife conflicts, surrounded by the beauty of Africa as he shows that man-eaters still exist and continent wide poaching and other conflict is on the rise. Carter’s passion and knowledge of the subject will take the viewer on an incredible journey exploring solutions to these pressing issues before it is too late.

 

 
WOJO Nosler Pro Staff
 

Professional Guide, Television Personality

 

Brian Wojciechowski "WOJO"


Brian Wojciechowski “Wojo” has been Jim Shockey’s key right hand man and head guide for over 12 years. Wojo is the man behind the
scenes who runs the outtting operations in Jim’s Rogue River moose territory in the Yukon as well as his Canadian Whitetails operation in
Saskatchewan. He has been featured many times on “Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures”, “Jim Shockey’s – The Professionals” and “Jim Shockey’s Uncharted” guiding clients to monster moose, mountain caribou, black bears and whitetail bucks.

Wojo is a lifelong resident of Saskatchewan and when he’s not guiding for Jim he can be found hunting, shing, trapping or riding his snowmobile.  A “man’s man” who grew up on a farm, Wojo is the kind of guy who can x anything that moves and overcome any obstacle that Mother Nature throws at him. He has been happily married for 35 years, has two adult children and three grandchildren.

 

 
Janna Reeves Nosler Pro Staff
 

Professional Shooter

 

Janna Reeves


5 years ago, after handling a gun for the first time, Janna quickly realized that she had a passion for shooting. After obtaining her own
concealed carry permit and participating in extensive training classes, she became an instructor and taught ladies introductory firearm classes.

It was clear Janna had a natural talent for shooting and she entered the competitive shooting world 2 years ago. Since then, she has quickly risen through the ranks to become one of the most dominant female 3 gun and shotgun competitors in the US. In 2 years’ time, she has amassed countless High Lady titles and top 3 finishes in national
matches, earned a spot on the 3 Gun Nation Lady Pro series, appeared on numerous TV shows, and was selected to represent the US on the Women's Standard Team at the 2015 Shotgun World Shoot.

 

 
Nathan Olmsted Nosler Pro Staff
 

PROFESSIONAL Outfitter and Guide

 

Nathan Olmstead


Nathan Olmstead is an owner of Prophet Muskwa Outfitters, a well-established name in the business with hunting territories in the Yukon, Northern British Columbia, Alberta, and Texas. Nathan holds a name for himself in the hunting industry as a professional hunter and being owner in one of the most prolific outfits in North America. His first kill, at the age of 7 years old, was a Blacktail deer using a Nosler Partition. With over 17 years of guiding under his belt, he knows for sure that quality matters.  With Nosler, he is assured that when the hammer drops the job will be finished.

When Nathan is not guiding and hunting, he dedicates his time and efforts to his family, different conservation and quota platforms, youth hunting programs, and other industry enhancements. Nathan is a life member of SCI as well as numerous other hunting affliliations. His most recent honor has been the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding North American Professional Hunter of the Year award.

 

 
Tommy Thacker Photo
 

3-Gun Nation Competitior

 

Tommy "TommyGun" Thacker