Mike Horstman is a legend among the Mountain Men. He has over 40 years of experience hunting in Alaska. The man is famous for his appearances on the History Channel’s show, The Hunt.
In most cases, mountain men don’t believe in marriage. Let us see if this is the case with Mike Horstman. Is he married to a wife or not?
From his wiki-bio, you will discover important aspects of his family. His net worth figure is given.
Mountain Men Mike Horstman was born as Michael Horstman on December 19, 1954. As at now, his age is 64 years. From time to time, he also refers to himself as Michael Paul Horstman or Michael P Horstman.
He was born in Jonesville and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. As for his education, he is a graduate of Shenendehowa.
Wiki-bio has not disclosed much of the celeb’s basic information. None of his family members is mentioned to the public.
Mike Horstman career took shape later in his life.
The star was not raised in a family line of hunters. However, one of his uncles, William Horstman, was a hunter. He mostly hunted small game and deer in the Adirondacks.
Mike Horstman developed an interest in hunting, trapping and fishing in his adolescent days. All along, he had a dream of going to Alaska to hunt.
He read different copies of Outdoor Life and hunting magazines which featured Alaskan hunting adventures. According to his bio, he first killed a bear at age 17. In the mid-1970s he made a decision to pursue his career in Alaska. He moved west, as far as Idaho. Here, he worked as a guide and horse packer for some years.
The reality star hunted Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, deer, and elk. He arrived in Kodiak Alaska during the 1979 winter. Comparing hunting in Alaska and hunting in New York, he claims that Alaska is more involving.
He further says that hunting in Alaska takes 10 to 15 days at a time. Whereas in Adirondacks, hunting takes a week or just a weekend.
Mountain Men Mike Horstman has been advancing in his career since then. He has over 40 years of experience guiding hunters in Alaska.
His skills have been showcased on the History channel’s show The Hunt. His experience in leading hunting trips began in 1973. He was promoted to be a registered guide in Alaska in the mid-1980s.
His superb skills promoted him to be a Master Guide. This happened about 15 years ago. Currently, he guides about three or four bear hunts in the spring. In the fall, he guides two to three hunts. During the hunts, he often goes with the client his dog, Adele, and a German Wirehaired Pointer.
His client mainly comes from Europe, Mexico, the United States, Alberta, and the Northwest Territories. In some cases, Mike Horstman is forced to hire a packer assistant/ interpreter.
According to ‘Mountain Men’s Mike Horstman, common sense and a clear head are critical in hunting. He also says that for you to hunt in Alaska, you have to be very attentive.
Mike Horstman Married, Wife, Children
Mike Horstman is not married to a wife. There are no known children said to be his.
He lives all alone in Kodiak Island. He has lived on the isolated coastline cabin on Eagle Harbor for more than forty years.
According to wiki-bio, the mountain man legend has no history of dating or family.
It appears that he is contented with his life and is in love with the wilderness.
Mike Horstman’s net worth is estimated to be $500,000.
His long term career as a brown bear hunt guide is the main source of his net worth. He has been in this career for a couple of decades now.
His annual salary is $70,000.
Mike Horstman is a legendary mountain man and a brown bear hunt guide. He is not married neither does he have any children. His estimated net worth is $500,000.
Quick Facts about Mike Horstman Mountain Men
|Birthdate||December 19, 1954|
|Career||Television personality, Hunter|
|Body measurements||Not known|