Tom Hanrahan is one of Maine’s most renowned outdoors writers. Each year he spends more than 150 days in the field.
He has written for such national publications as Outside magazine and is a regular columnist for Maine’s Northwoods Sporting Journal.
For the last eighteen years (from 2016) Hanrahan has spent nearly one-third of the year outside.
A lifelong hunter and fisherman, Hanrahan’s outdoor life began at Boy Scout camps in upstate New York and Vermont. In fall, the author lives in remote outpost camps in the North Maine Woods, a three-million-acre tract that is the eastern United States’ largest wilderness parcel.
A master Maine guide, Hanrahan is a graduate of Princeton University. Before coming to Maine, he worked as a reporter and columnist for the New York Daily News.
His work has been honored by the New York Press Association and the Maine Press Association, as well as the Maine Association of Broadcasters. A resident of Whitefield, Hanrahan has also worked as a small farmer and dairy farm helper. The author is a sporting clays enthusiast. He is married to Lisa Levinson, a frequent outdoors companion and accomplished camp cook.