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“Legends of the Outdoors” National Hall of Fame

Founder - Garry Mason

Releases 2018 Inductees and Event Information

June 14, 2018 - SPRINGVILLE, TN - Founder of the "Legends of the Outdoors" National Hall of Fame, Garry Mason, has released the information for this year's annual Banquet and Induction Ceremony.

This year's event will once again be held aboard one of the largest paddlewheel showboats in the country - the General Jackson Showboat/Music City Queen in Nashville, TN on Saturday, August 25th dockside along the Cumberland River. Boarding begins at 9:00am and will be followed by the banquet and induction/award ceremony at 10:00am.

The 2018 "Legends of the Outdoors" Inductees are as follows: Jimmy Sites, Producer and Host of Spiritual Outdoor Adventures television series; Orlando Wilson, a pioneer in outdoors fishing television; Jim Scoutten, host of Shooting USA and Sighting in with Shooting USA; Charlie Brewer Jr., 2nd generation owner of Charlie Brewer Slider Company; Linda Powell, Director of Media Relations for O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc; Doug Minor, V.P. Sales & Marketing for Strike King Lure Co; and John McAteer, Promotional Pro Staff Manager for BearMagnet TV.

Our Guest Speaker this year will beRob Keck. Rob is the current host of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio show, Director of Conservation at Bass Pro Shops, Chairman of the Board of Wonders of the Wildlife and a member of the RedHead Pro Hunting Team.

Hall of Fame members scheduled to attend include - Charlie Ingram, Bill Huntley, Emily Shaffer, Joella Bates, Jerry Antley, Mike Morgan, Ray Eye, Dave Precht, Rob Keck, Harold Knight, Darrell Van Vactor, Morris Sheehan, and Cuz Strickland.

Board of Directors
Garry Mason
Executive Director
Springville, TN


Cindy Mason
Springville, TN  
Lorelei Kerns
Assistant to the Directors
Big Sandy, TN  
Mickey Beck Lebanon, TN  
Ron Cleveland Council Bluffs, IA Champion bird carver and waterfowl hunting enthusiast
Todd Coppernoll Waunakee, WI Co-Owner and President of WPM Management Group

Pat Doyle

Franklin, TN

Kent Driscoll Cumming, GA Professional outdoorsman and fisherman, head of B 'n M Poles pro staff, tournament crappie angler
Tommy Garner Hardy, AR Nationally acclaimed outdoor writer and television & radio personality
Kenny Louden Springville, TN Professional waterfowl & fishing guide, Head Archery Coach and Assistant Bass Fishing Coach for Bethel University
Kevin Blake Weldon Waukee, IA Country music entertainer and creator of Bad Boy & Jimmy music, cds and videos
Scott Davis Nashville, TN High school principal and owner-host of Swamp City Media and Urban Outdoors TV Show
Dale Boyer Newburgh, Ontario, CA
Peyton McKinnie Marion, LA Deputy Sheriff and Founder of Tiger Bend Outdoors