Profesional Hunter Appearances
Event founder Brian Smith (left) and Dan have a light moment during the 2014 event.
Monster Buck Contest and Pit Scoring Host Dan Thurston will keep you in stitches with his witty humor and slanted view of hunting. Dan has been a main stay for the MBC from day one and has now been announced as our official Host. Dan has a leading role in the Outdoor Channel hit tv show Drury's Bow Madness that airs on Thursday nights. His humorous approach to hunting whitetails with his bow and his hilarious "Bow Sadness" moments has made him a series favorite among viewers. Dan is a Kansas native also known as "Kansas Dan" and lives in Emporia.