Stories of Anglers: I Am An Angler

The face of fishing is changing. In I Am An Angler we’re here to tell the stories of anglers, all anglers. From urbanites to moms to kids to kids at heart. The boat is big enough for all of us and the water is open to everyone.

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See how these stories prove that fishing is truly for everyone and anyone.

I Am An Angler

JEANINE BLAIR: MOTHER FISHER

Jeanine is committed to passing on the tradition of fishing to her five daughters and the countless other women in her organization, Fishanistas. She shares the power fishing can have to sustain mind, body, spirit and the planet.

BECOMING AN OUTDOORS WOMAN (BOW): FINDING YOUR INNER OUTDOORSWOMAN

A lot of magic can happen when 40 women get together to discover their inner outdoors woman. After this three-day event, many of them realized their inner outdoors woman was there all along.

LOOP NOLA: GETTING KIDS OUT OF THE CITY AND OUT OF THEIR COMFORT ZONES.

Jon Skvarka created LOOP NOLA to give New Orleans youth the healing experience he had with the outdoors. Through outdoor activities, kids get to build confidence, social and emotional skills, communication, and an appreciation for nature.

SLANGMAGIC: FROM THE COURT TO THE WATER

This former New York Knick and Brooklyn native has an unexpected passion: fishing. Lance Thomas wanted to share his passion while embracing his competitive nature, so he started SlangMagic.

CHASTENATION: FISHING FOR THE GREATER GOOD

When Chasten first took a young boy with spina bifida out fishing, she was hooked on helping others. Watch the inspirational story of Chasten Whitfield, Founder of Chastenation and learn how this young angler is dedicated to helping kids with disabilities get out on the water.

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  • Blessing Akajiaku says: January 22, 2020 at 5:37 am

    OMG!!! These are very interesting stories from Anglers, I want to go fishing. Jeanine actually got me with those words…”if you’re upset about something, walk away, go fishing.”
    It makes fishing come alive in a way I’ve never felt before.