Eric Pickhartz

Eric Pickhartz is the Editor in Chief of Wide Open Spaces, bringing a strong love of the outdoors, a zest for storytelling, and a professional journalism background to the site's content on a daily basis. His fishing experience began at a young age on Minnesota lakes, both frozen and thawed, and he has since used seasonal hunts and fishing trips as an excuse to become a better writer and editor. His favorite pursuits are wild turkey, waterfowl, and deer. He lives in Bastrop, Texas with his wife and two sons.