K.J. Houtman

K.J. Houtman

Houtman writes books embracing the great outdoors for children and adults. Available as paperbacks and e-books at Amazon, they are: A Whirlwind Opener (#1), Driving Me Crazy (#2), Spare the Rod (#3), Duck, Duck Deuce (#4), Born to be Wild (#5) and A Second Chance (#6) as well as K.J.'s Reflections Under the Big Pine with Bill Miller, a non-fiction devotional for adults.

“I thoroughly enjoyed the Fish On Kids Books series – Houtman has a wonderful talent. I'm engaged in the life of Gus and when one book ends, I want to find out what he is up to in the next.” Sharon Rushton, Outdoor Writer and author of No Paved Road to Freedom

“From cover to cover the best series of chapter books I've seen in years. These books are wholesome with a focus on adventure. Wish I had them when I was a kid. I'm still a kid at heart and prolific reader. These are my kind of books.” Larry Rea, host, Outdoors with Larry Rea, Memphis, TN

“I’ve read them all and think these books are great.” Jim Zumbo, professional hunter and outdoor writer

Areas of Expertise: Storyteller of outdoor experiences (AGLOW, SEOPA, POMA)

Articles from Contributor

Sort by:
Lars Andersen with one of his custom-made bows.

Behind the Scenes with Danish Speed Archer Lars Andersen

Lars Andersen’s newest video (embedded below) showed him jumping while shooting a bow, splitting an arrow on a knife, defensively shooting an incoming arrow, and catching an arrow then returning it in mid-air. Related: The guns of 'American Sniper' » Now with over 25 million…

Read More »

Ice Team Pro Staffers Barb Carey and Shelly Holland catch walleyes on Lake of the Woods. Image by Keith Worrall.

Ice Fishing: Where Should You Drill?

When faced with new, ice-covered lakes (and no waypoints from friends in the know) a dilemma quickly follows. Where should you drill your holes? I checked in with Dave Genz and a few other Ice Team pros on how they break down the layout of…

Read More »