Chris Brackett

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Chris Brackett
Residence Bartonville, Illinois
Nationality American
Known for Bow expert, host of Arrow Affliction

Chris Brackett is a professional archer, bow expert, former host of Arrow Affliction.'

Brackett is from Bartonville, Illinois. He is the founder of Brackett Outdoors, which organizes several outdoor activities including bowfishing.

In 2008, Brackett hosted the show Arrow Affliction on Sportsman Channel.[1] After that, he has served as a trainer in History Channel's Top Shot and has started other projects like Outdoor Channel's Fear No Citations, with Zac Brown.[2]

In early 2016 Brackett achieved notoriety in social media and the outdoor press resulting from a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article[3] in which he was quoted claiming Chronic Wasting Disease is not fatal. (“There has never been an animal die of CWD,” Brackett said. “Never, never, never.”) He also attributed the source of CWD as being "...from nuclear testing out West," These claims were widely debunked.[4]


  1. ^ Exclusive Interview With Chris Brackett: Why He Left Arrow Affliction and What’s Next! on WiredToHunt (February 1, 2010)
  2. ^ Zac Brown and Chris Brackett Fear No Evil on Outdoor Channel (April 4, 2011)
  3. ^ "Outdoor TV star Chris Brackett bucks conventional wisdom on fatal deer disease". Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  4. ^ "Chris Brackett Has it Wrong on CWD". Retrieved 2016-09-11.

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