Meet Michelle Bancewicz, the first female captain ever to compete on National Geographic’s popular TV show, “Wicked Tuna.” Michelle and first mate, Lea Pinaud, will appear in the fleet of the 12th season of the show, which debuts on Feb. 26.
It’s one of a kind in the nation! Check out this interview with Kaitlyn Barnhart, co-founder and national program director of The Mayfly Project. It’s a non-profit organization that mentors foster children through fly-fishing programs.
I keep a very full schedule with my shooting, writing and school. But, I absolutely love the outdoors – especially anything near the water. This summer, I started taking a special liking to muskies. Since I was on a bit of a fishing kick, I reached out to Jacob Ott from Otters Guide Service to […]
Imagine my surprise to learn that the first female scientist, Louella Cable, at the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, now the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, hailed from South Dakota – my home state. She attended the same university where my parents once worked, and we are delighted that guest author Ben Ikenson contributed this article. […]
Florida angler Betty Bauman has made it her profession to teach women how to enjoy fishing. The only rule: No yelling. “We try to explain to the ladies that when there’s a fish on, things have to happen fast, people get excited and voices may raise,” Bauman says. And it was one such experience that […]
If you want to find the perfect Valentine’s Day, date idea, it might be time to grab a tackle box instead of a chocolate box. Sure, candy and flowers are nice, but shared outdoor experiences can be the heart-shaped key to happier couples. Think of the thrill of a new adventure, the bonding that takes […]
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. See how these stories prove that fishing is […]
Lincoln, Alabama has become a regular stop for the Lady Bass Anglers Association, but fishing this body of water in the summer was a new occurrence. Questions swirled about how the recent flooding would impact the fishing. During practice anglers would have varying levels of success. Most of which related to when Alabama Power would […]
Springtime is the ultimate time of change for bass and bass anglers alike. Spring is a season of rebirth and endless possibility. While some anglers just wish the ice would melt from the surface of their favorite lake, those of us in the South are already fishing tournaments. Early spring is the time of year […]
Find out why Texas Pro Angler Pam Ridgle can’t get enough bass fishing in her post from the Lady Bass Angler Association (LBAA). I love to fish and this has been a pastime for me all my life. As a kid I remember this being our source of entertainment and family fun. There were many […]
I think most of you know what a “bucket list” is, but if not, here’s how it is defined by our friends at Merriam-Webster: “A list of things that one has not done before, but wants to do before dying”. If you’re a boater or wannabe boater, I’d like to share some suggestions and experiences we […]
A letter from Thomas R. Pero to OWAA members. I have been writing professionally about good old-fashioned fishing and hunting for close to 50 years now, and I’ve been a continuous member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America for nearly 40, having been sponsored during the early 1980s by my late friend, the legendary […]
I grew up in a family that loved to fish. My grandparents owned “Brumley’s Fishing Camp.” My parents lived at the camp, next door to my grandparents. I always went fishing with my dad or grandparents. The great outdoors was always a part of life for me. I didn’t start competing until my kids were […]