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Sheraton W DSM
515-223-1800

2010
Spring Banquet Archive

Iowa Bowhunters Association
Spring Banquet - March 5, 2011


featuring Keynotes Fred and Michele Eichler
Sheraton Inn
1800 50th Street
West Des Moines, IA

Fred Eichler has been involved in archery for the past twenty-one years.  He has successfully harvested numerous trophies with his bow in North America, Canada, and Africa.  He has also completed the Super Slam taking all 29 North American Species with his recurve bow. 

His past work experience includes working for Bear Archery, managing Arrow Dynamics, one of the largest archery pro shops in Colorado, and working as field operations manager of Dart International (the video hunting simulator). 

Currently, as a full-time outfitter/guide, Fred's other interests include hunting, writing, photography, and videography.  He has had articles and/or pictures published in Bowhunter, Bowhunting World, Traditional Bowhunter, Outdoor Life and North American Hunter magazines and has released Traditional Harvests I , II and III, IV and Traditional Harvest V. These DVDs highlight traditional hunts for antelope, bear, deer, mountain lion, boar, sharks and stingrays, caribou, elk, javelina, bison, muskox, grizzly, polar bear  and turkey. 

Look for Fred on the Outdoor Channel on Easton Bowhunting TV with Host Fred Eichler and Predator Nation on the Sportsmans Channel.  Fred is on the pro-staff of Easton, Realtree, Muzzy, Palmer Traditional Bows, Robinson Outdoors, Nikon Optics, Three Rivers Traditional Archery,  Hunter Safety Systems, Delta Targets, and Badlands. 

Fred is a  current member of the Outdoor Writers Association, the Colorado Bowhunters Association, Professional Bowhunters Society, Pope and Young Club and the NRA.

Michele Eichler is the CEO of Muzzy Products Corp and has worked in the archery industry for over 26 years. She has been active as a board member of the Archery Trade Association for the past 10 years and current Chairman of the Board and is a member of various bowhunting organizations including the Pope and Young Club and Colorado Bowhunters Association. 

In addition to her duties at Muzzy Products, she helps with Fulldraw Outfitters. Michele has been been hunting since she was 12 years old and has taken 10 different North American big game species and 6 African species with her bow. 

For more about Fred and Michele Eichler, see Surrounded by Hunting on hunttv.com.  

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