5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know about the Busbice Family, the Stars of A&E’s ‘Country Buck$’
OutdoorHub Social 11.19.14
1. The family patriarch, Bill Busbice was the Chairman of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, and he was on the board for 8 years prior to assuming the chairmanship. So it’s pretty much a given that this family knows a thing or two about wildlife.
2. The Busbices live on a 55,000-acre property that has been hunted on by celebrities like Dick Cheney the Robertson Family. The property is actually so expansive that it extends through three different parishes in Louisiana it is home to a lucrative timber harvesting operation.
3. Before founding Wild Game Innovations in 2002, Bill Busbice was the owner of a successful trucking company, Ace Transportation, which catered to the oil and gas industries. Bill later sold the company, which gave the family the needed capital to found Wild Game Innovations.
4. Ryan Busbice came up with the idea for the multi-million-dollar enterprise, Wildgame Innovations, in 2000 after he and his father, Bill, read a story about the volume of deer corn sold by one company in north Louisiana. Ryan had already been experimenting with different feed formulas on the family’s property when the light bulb went off in his head. Two years latter he graduated from the University of Louisiana and Wild Game Innovations was born.