Mr. Brothers lives in Berclair, Texas. He holds a degree in wildlife management, has worked for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and has managed H.B. Zachry ranches in Webb, Zapata, and Jim Hogg counties in Texas as well as Grand and San Juan counties in Utah. In subsequent years, Mr. Brothers operated his own ranch and served as a consultant to other landowners on land, livestock and wildlife management issues. He is particularly well known for his work promoting good whitetail deer management.