Pete Rogers is a graduate from the University of South Carolina and earned a Masters in Divinity degree from Erskine Theological Seminary before being ordained. Over twenty years ago Pete began merging his love for writing with his love of the outdoors.
Pete spends over 250 days a year afield in pursuit of various game. An avid bow hunter, he also enjoys handgun hunting, gun hunting, wingshooting and trapping. Whether hunting, fishing or trapping, if it has feathers, fur or fins, he is usually not far behind. Taking these and other experiences, Pete publishes over 100 articles and 400 photographs annually for numerous publications. Some of his credits include American Hunter, Bowhunting World, Fur Fish Game, Turkey Country, Carolina Sportsman, Shoot-on, Game and Fish, and others. He is the author of two outdoor books including the winner of the 2012 Excellence in Craft Times Well Spent; Ramblings from A Sportsman’s Life. Along with his newest book, So, You Want to Hunt Turkeys? Released in 2018.
In 2019 Pete joined forces with Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo of Archer’s Choice Media to host “Ralph and Vicki’s OffGrid Podcast-hosted by Pete Rogers” that is available on all major podcast outlets.
In addition to writing features, Pete is also an NRA certified instructor in Shotgun, Rifle and Pistol. He has also trained at the National Training Academy in Advanced Riflery. He is also a certified Explosion Specialist.
Pete conducts product testing and evaluations for many major brands including; Taurus, Traditions, Rock River Arms, Taylor & Company, Alps Packs, Browning Blinds and chairs, Gamo, Daisy, Cordova Coolers, Yeti, ThermaCell, Walls, TruGlo, Bear and Son Cutlery, Sitka Gear, Easton, Beman, NAP, Western Rivers, Wildlife Research, Walkers Game Ear, Silynx, and many others.
He is a member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) Southeastern Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA) and is past President and former Chairman of the Board of the South Carolina Outdoor Press Association. (SCOPe)
Pete’s stories and photographs have earned over fifty awards in literary, photographic, and videography competitions. In 2017 he was given a Pinnacle award by the Professional Outdoor Media Association.
Pete is an active blogger and YouTube contributor. He conducts seminars annually about Outdoor Careers, writing, hunting, trapping and his faith in God. When not afield, he spends his time with his wife and five children in Taylors, SC.
If you would like to have him speak at your church, hunting club or event please contact Pete via email or phone from our contact page.