Bruce Cochran

Cartoonist Bruce CochranSince the 1960s, Bruce Cochran’s cartoons and illustrations have livened up the pages of America’s outdoor publications.

Cochran’s 10 humor books, published by Willow Creek Press, have sold over 68,000 copies. His drawings have illustrated the work of many popular outdoor humorists. Since 2000 his stories have won six first place awards in the Outdoor Writers Association Of America’s Excellence In Craft contests. His  Fowl Thoughts column is a regular feature in Wildfowl magazine. His cartoons and articles appear regularly in publications like Delta Waterfowl and Ducks Unlimited magazines, Gun DogPheasants Forever Journal, WildfowlKansas Wildlife & Parks magazine, and On Wisconsin Outdoors. His illustrations are featured regularly in Ducks Unlimited’s children’s magazine Puddler.

In addition to his work with outdoor publications Cochran has been a frequent cartoon contributor to Playboy since 1960.

Bruce has served on the OWAA Board of Directors, is a member of Trout Unlimited, Pheasants Forever and Delta Waterfowl, a Life Sponsor of Ducks Unlimited, and a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association.

Pick up any Cochran book or browse through a magazine featuring his cartoons, stories, or illustrations and you’ll experience the feeling of “being there” that has made his work so popular with sportsmen everywhere.

Bruce Cochran is available for book, advertising, and illustration assignments. His books can be purchased on the Products page, ordered from your local bookseller or from His watercolors and cartoons are available as prints, posters, or note cards at