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Segment 3, September 23rd, 2023
A huge growth of people joining a sport that we talk about a lot on the Carolina Outdoors. The people? Women The sport? Fly Fishing
According a report published earlier this year by the OIA, female participation in fishing grew from 16 million to almost 20 million from 2012 to 2022. They represent nearing forty percent of total anglers and forty-two person were first-time anglers.
Linda Hickle was mesmerized the first time she saw someone fly fishing. She went on to help found & organize a Women’s Group of Anglers, called Women on the Fly.
She joins the Carolina Outdoors to tell that story, inform everyone about the upcoming Wine-Women-Waders Event at Jesse Brown’s, & tell her favorite places to fish.