About Dale C. Spartas

For over 35 years, Dale C. Spartas has been an outdoor photographer and writer. His work has allowed him the pleasure of exploring and experiencing  the outdoors in search of images to tell the stories of a vast array of outdoor activities and adventures.  He has been fortunate that his assignments have taken him all around the world in pursuit of his art.

Dale has had more than 7,300 photographs published, as well as over 250 magazine covers. As one of the most respected and well known outdoor photographers, Dale is on the masthead of Gray’s Sporting Journal with more than 90 photo essays published in Gray’s since 1985. He is also on the masthead of Sports Afield, Trout Magazine, and Flyfish America. Editorially Dale is frequently published in Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, Shooting Sportsman, American Hunter, American Angler, American Waterfowler, Fly Fishing and Tying Journal, Ducks Unlimitted, Quail Forever, Pheasants Forever,  Retriever Journal, Pointing Dog Journal, Men's Journal, The Field, Town & Country, Flyfisherman, Gun Dog, and Wildfowl among others.

Also sought after for commercial shoots, Mr. Spartas’ commercial clients include Purina, Orvis, C.C. Filson, McAlister Company, Remington Arms, Sig-Arms, Browning Arms, Schnees, Morrison's Rogue River Lodge, TrueFlies, Bausch & Lomb, Goose Creek Kennels, Fay Ranches, Avery Outdoors, Southwind Plantation, Winchester, Leupold, 7 Lakes Lodge, Hatchet Lake Lodge, and Turneffe Island Lodge as well as a number of prominent private clients.

His books include Just Labs, Just Goldens, The Little Book of Fly Fishing, 101 Uses for A Lab, and To the Point, a tribute to pointing dogs. Dale has also self published a very successful book, ROOSTER! A Tribute to Pheasant Hunting in North America, in both a standard and a special limited edition.

Dale enjoys living in the Big Sky country of Bozeman, Montana with his family which, of course, consists of both people and dogs.



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