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Choosing a Summer Camp – Michelle Icard

(From the 5/29/2021 Program, Segment 3)

Speaker, author & educator, Michelle Icard, utilizes her experience & knowledge to share with the Carolina Outdoors team about successfully choosing the right summer camp for your teen & preteen.

Going to summer camp can be stressful for many & there are techniques to relieve anxiety.

-Why going to camp gives children confidence to fail
-Choose carefully & yes, force your child to go
-coed or not coed?
-Learn about Icard’s new book (Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen) & her summer leadership camps, “Athena’s Path” & “Hero’s Pursuit“.


Sandals for Summer

(From the 5/22/21 Program, Segment 2)

Listen to the Carolina Outdoors via Podcast or early on a Saturday morning via WBT.

The Outdoor Guys from Jesse Brown’s speak to Griffin Gideon, representative from Olukai Footwear, talks about the year ’round wearing of sandals & the temperature that impacts others into wearing them more.

Plus, sandals & flip flops, have a wellness component with more support & comfort, these days.  Also, what sandals are good for land and which are better for being around water.

about the time of year that kicks in wearing flip flops and sandals.  He also speaks on the wearing of flip flops year round, even when it is cooler.

Olukai is one of the hottest brands in casual and sport sandals.  They are pushing some summer camp brands such as Chaco & Teva sandals for demand this summer.

If you’re shopping online, check out Jesse Brown’s Online or the Brick and Mortar in Charlotte.


Mount Rushmore of Fly Fishing- Henry Cowen

(From May 22nd Program, Segment 3)

Henry Cowen’s article in Fly Fisherman Magazine describes “Our Fly Fishing Mount Rushmore” & the faces that would be chiseled into his “Mount Rushmore.”

Cowen describes Lefty Kreh’s influence in the outdoor world bring fly fishing to everyone & acting as the best fly fisherman in the world.  His timing helped make the use of book, video & internet & launched him into the status of greatest.

One of Lefty’s great mentor and influencers was Joe Brooks that was one of the initial “rock stars” of fly fishing.  Brooks’ appearances on Wide World of Sports & American Sportsmen helped make him the father of American fly fishing.

Another face of fly fishing importance, according to Cowen, is Lee Wulff.  Another larger than life fly caster, tyer, television star & educator–within fly fishing–that helped propel the sport.

Lastly, the surviving member of Henry’s–Mount Rushmore–is artist, tyer & warm water advocate, Dave Whitlock.

These are Henry’s top four influencers in fly fishing, but what are yours?  The Outdoor Guys from Jesse Brown’s want to know?


Jesse Brown’s Outdoors is 51 Years Old

(From the May 1st, 2021 Program Segment 1)

Jesse Brown’s Outdoors Turns 51-Years old on May 1st, 2021.  The Outdoor Guys talk about the things that are going on in the Sharon Corners location near SouthPark & in the community.

Have a listen!