ABOUT WORLD WENT DARK OUTDOORS
WWDO is a Pennsylvania-based hunting team and TV show that lets you get up-close and experience some of the most exciting, fast-paced, in-your-face bow hunting you've ever seen!
It was a crisp November morning, the grunting and snapping of twigs in the pre-dawn darkness told of the rut crazed bucks in the area. Crunching leaves gave away his approach, the arrow was off and when he crashed, the words, “his world just went dark” were uttered. World Went Dark Outdoors was born. That was back in 2007 and since then, we have expanded our business and direction. We have added pro-staffers, great friends if you will, to grow WWDO along with us. Todd Davis and “The Esterly Boys”, Jack and Carl Esterly are vital parts of this organization.
We film all our hunts, which are 100% fair chase, adrenaline pumping, fast paced action hunts. Most are with our bows but occasionally you will see a gun. We pride ourselves in bringing the viewer into our world, showing them the up close and personal encounters we experience. The viewers will feel as though they are part of the hunt. We are as real as real gets, just some average guys living a dream. We capture everything involved in the hunt from the successes to the failures and everything in between. We are the reality for most working class hunters. Whether its a deer hunt, coon hunt, turkey hunt, or something else, we will bring the action to you!! You will feel like you’re there with us. It’s that close, and it’s that personal!! WWDO style!
REAL GUYS LIVIN’ THE DREAM (PRO STAFF)
Born and Raised in Eastern PA, Jeff has been huting since the age of 12. In 2007 he co-founded WWDO with his brother Jason Keffer and his passion is bowhunting the Whitetail Deer.
Inspired and trained by his “Pop”, Jason has been hunting for over 24 years. In 2007 he co-founded WWDO with his brother Jeff Rhoads. He is a Whitetail Deer hunter at heart but will chase just about any game.
Born and raised in Berks County, PA, Carl has been hunting his whole life. His true passion is bowhunting and he wants to pass along that passion to his daughter Gabriella and inspire others in her generation.
With an outdoor addiction passes along by his father, Jack has been hunting, fishing and trapping since he could walk. His passion is bowhunting Whitetail Deer and inspiring newcomers to everything the outdoors has to offer.
Todd started his hunting career at the age of 12 and aside from his wife and three children, his passion is bowhunting. As a former bow technician, Todd brings a wealth of experience to the team.
Ken Hammel is a nationally known caller and hunter who has been harvesting record Wild Turkey and North American Whitetail Deer for over 30 years. Having hunted in seventeen states and multiple Canadian Provinces, Ken has a passion for the outdoors and loves to introduce young hunters to calling and harvesting.
Gerald Foster is Vice President for Mountain Hollow Game Calls and is also a member of the prestigious Mossy Oak Pro Staff. For over 35 years, Gerald has been hunting with the bow and rifle all over North America, harvesting many mature whitetail bucks and gobblers.
Born and raised in South Jersey, Frank has had a passion for just about anything involving the outdoors since he was old enough to hold a fishing rod, camp and bow hunt with his grandfather and uncle. Frank wants to educate the next generation and pass this tradition down to his boys Logan, Cole and Wyatt.
Since early childhood, Travis has been an outdoorsman following his fathers footsteps. His true passions are bow hunting whitetail and fishing for anything that swims. No matter the season you know he’s in the woods or on the water.
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