Rachelle Schrute is the Hunt & Fish Editor for GearJunkie. The path to that position included long stretches of ghostwriting, freelancing, contract writing, and volunteer writing. She comes from a long line of western big game hunters and dry fly fisherman. She is heavily involved in Montana’s conservation and wildlife management practices and has served in leadership roles within multiple conservation organizations. Rachelle is a Wilderness First Responder and often spends her summers as a Wilderness Guide in Yellowstone National Park. When not gear testing or writing, you can likely find her hunting, hiking, fishing, and cooking wild game with her family.