Richard Mann was born and raised in West Virginia and has hunted from the Montana mountains to the green hills of Africa. He is a veteran, former police officer, and special agent, and has been writing for firearms and hunting publications since 1996. In 2015, Mann began contributing to Field & Stream to cover guns, ammunition, ballistics, and hunting. In 2022, he was named as the brand’s Shooting Editor.
- Military and law enforcement firearms instructor
- Accomplished shooter
- Worldwide hunter
- Authored several books and thousands of articles
- Student of ballistics and practical firearms application