Mark Romanack, “the Outdoors Guy” is a life long outdoorsman and one of the nation’smost active members of the outdoor media. A graduate of Northern Michigan University with aB.S. Degree in Conservation, Romanack has spent his entire career working to help othersbetter understand and appreciate the outdoors. Romanack’s outdoor career started in 1981 as an Environmental Educator. While working as a naturalist, he began to write outdoor articles for hunting and fishing magazines to supplement his income. His first article was published by Michigan Out of Doors Magazine (the nation’s largest independent conservation organization). This part time hobby quickly grew into a full fledged career with to date more than 3,000 writing credits in over 60 different local, regional and national magazines. Currently Romanack writes frequently for host of magazines and also produces a weekly outdoor blog on Facebook and thewww.fishing411.net site.
Romanack made the move to outdoor writing full time in 1986. Since that time he has published 13 different printed books on fishing, including the widely popular Precision Trolling “Troller’s Bible” series of depth guides. Romanack has also released a growing number of Kindle “e-books” including Spinner Fishing Secrets, Walleye Jigging Tactics and Walleye Crankbait Trolling Strategies. In addition to writing and photography, Romanack has become a sought after public speaker on a variety of freshwater fishing topics. Considered one of the nation’s leading authorities on walleye fishing and all things trolling, Romanack conducts more than 40 multimedia seminars annually on a variety of fishing topics.In 2007 Romanack plunged into the television world by hosting and field producing a new TV series called Fishing 411 broadcast nationwide on World Fishing Network. Currently filming season 10, Fishing 411 has grown rapidly both in distribution and popularity reaching millions of homes on Dish Network and a host of cable TV providers. The Romanack family is also very active on the popular social networking venues. In addition to maintaining two Facebook accounts with over 20,000 followers, the Fishing 411 team provides social networking content in the form of video, photography and written communications for all of their sponsors. Brands currently supporting
Fishing 411 include Evinrude, Starcraft, Off Shore Tackle, Jay’s Sporting Goods,Ontario’s Algoma Country, Smooth Moves, Lowrance, MotorGuide, Trailmaster Trailers,Yakima Bait, Fish Hawk Electronics, Lurk Divers, the Ultimate Sport Show Tour and Cisco Fishing Systems.Romanack lives in Northern Michigan with his wife Mari, sons Zack and Jake and theirhunting dogs Mason, Stormy and Drake. Mark can be reached via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, https://www.facebook.com/mark.romanack and https://www.facebook.com/Fishing411.
Captain Jake Romanack is both one of the youngest and most experienced charter captains on the Great Lakes.
The son of outdoor writer and TV host Mark Romanack, Jake has been fishing since he was old enough to hold up a trolling combo. “Jake grew up on the Great Lakes mastering both the fundamentals and the finer points of trout and salmon trolling,” says Mark Romanack. “Jake spent three years acting as a first mate on a dozen different charter boats before he stepped up and got his own “captains” license.
These days Captain Jake specializes in educational charters, seminars, YouTube videos and co-hosting TV productions as part of the family business Fishing 411 Productions.
“Modern Salmon Tactics” takes an in-depth look at targeting trout and salmon on the Great Lakes putting emphasis on using lead core and copper lines fished on in-
line boards, fishing Tadpole Divers on boards, double stacking diving planers, fishing meat rigs, attractor fishing tactics and refined methods for downrigger fishing.
Captain Jake Romanack lives in Northern Michigan, but travels frequently to target trout, salmon, walleye and other species around the Great Lakes region. Jake can be reached via e-mail at Jake@Fishing411.net and also on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/jake.romanack? fref=ts or via his cell phone at 231-878-2017.