It was a pleasure running into our friend Dena Vick recently at iCast. Barb has known Dena for some time and Angie had the pleasure meeting her this past fall at the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers Conference in Bismark, ND. They were happy to finally have her on the show, together and in-person, as Dena is a major player in the fishing industry. She was recently promoted to Director of Fishing and Marine Marketing Strategy and Communications at Traditions Media which is one of the top fishing media companies in the US.
Are you an outdoorswoman who wants to broaden your horizons and experience new adventures, but you don't want to go it alone? On today's episode, we profile a woman who is creating opportunities for women just like you. Meet Amy Ray, owner of an organization called The Sisterhood of The Outdoors. Her life's mission is to encourage women and children to experience the outdoors by promoting friendship, adventure, and enjoyment. They provide various guided hunting trips all around the country and walk you through everything you need to know to ensure your trip is enjoyable. You just might even meet a new lifelong friend or friends. Tune in to this week's episode and learn more about The Sisterhood!
Anyone who ice fishes has heard of Dave Genz. Dave is called the godfather of ice fishing and has revolutionized the sport. Many people don’t realize that behind the scenes was his wife Patsy and daughters, Missy and Kathy. From actually sewing the shacks, to wrapping hooks with lead and packaging maggots to be shipped around the country those three women were and are an important part of this legacy. Missy and Kathy said they didn’t grow up fishing, they grew up catching! Listen in as we talk to the three of them around their kitchen table, and find out the rest of the story.