I am outdoor writer and photographer Bill Vaznis. I grew up in western Massachusetts and like my father have been an avid outdoorsman all my life. You may have encountered my articles, columns and photographs over the last 30 years in Deer & Deer Hunting, Bowhunting World, American Hunter, Whitetail Strategies and other fine magazines, or my deer and bear hunting how-to books, or my two western novels . . . THE RETURN OF THE LARAMIE KID and THE DIRTY WHITE STETSON . . . that depict several realistic NDES’s (Near Death Experiences). These westerns both have whitetail bowhunting scenes while one features Goliath, a 92-pound giant rattlesnake, and the other Engendro, an 880-pound giant mutant blue catfish. 

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