Maine women outdoors — an interview with the women adventurers of Maine

More and more women in Maine are looking to the outdoors for fun and recreation.  There is a rise in interest in hunting, fishing and other sporting activities once dominated by men, among women.


In a recent interview on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, host Keith Shortall was joined by the following luminaries in the outdoor world:

Robin Follette, her blog, Robin’s Outdoors, appears in The Bangor Daily News. She writes her column, The Maine Thing, for Lancaster Farming newspaper. She also publishes Maine Nature News. Instructor at Hooked on Fishing – Not on Drugs, Board member at Becoming an Outdoors-Woman

Tammy Morris, Vice President of Becoming an Outdoors-Woman. Owner of Tammy Lea Photography, Topsfield, ME

Bonnie Holding, Program Coordinator, Casting For Recovery

Tenley Bennett, Master Maine Guide and Manager of Fish River Lodge in Eagle Lake

To listen to the recorded interview visit the Maine Public Broadcasting Network.

  • About The WON

    The Women's Outdoor News, aka The WON, features news, reviews and stories about women who are shooting, hunting, fishing and actively engaging in outdoor adventure. This publication is for women, by women.