Wild Women: Women In The Business Of Hunting And Fishing


OutdoorswomanMany people still think of hunting and fishing as men’s sports and hobbies. However, more and more women are getting into these pastimes that take them out into the great outdoors. Yes, there are even women in trapping and in taxidermy. In fact, there are many outlets in the world of wildlife and the great outdoors where women can work, make money, and have fun.

If you are a woman that enjoys the outdoors, you may want to consider some of the following job opportunities that could allow you to get outdoors and spend time with nature. And, of course, just might let you fill your plate with delicious, healthy wild game.

Start Your Own Video Series

Get out there with a Gopro, or even a normal video camera, and start making videos. If you like to get out in the field you can tape your own fishing and hunting experiences, or you can even do gun demonstrations and products reviews. You might be able to get products for free from companies to use in your show, whether it’s a scope to use in the field or to do a review of (or both).

You can make money off of making videos as well. Not only are there options for selling ad space in your videos, but you may also get sponsors. Thinking of the people you see fishing pro in tournaments; they do what they do because they get money from sponsors that helps them get to the tournaments where they can win more money.

Blog About It

People love to read online, and starting a blog on your hunting and fishing ventures can be a great way to share your experiences and make some money. There are plenty of people that would be happy to read the exploits of a woman that enjoyed spending time hunting and fishing in the great outdoors. It also offers another outlet to post your videos.

Your blog should have a focus, which means keeping it all about hunting, or about all the things you can do for food in the great outdoors; like hunting, fishing, and even foraging. Sell ad space, make money through pay per click ads, and maybe even make some space to do product reviews for free stuff.

Join Tournaments

If you are really good at what you do, joining a tournament can be a great way to earn some money. Fishing is an excellent sport to find all sorts of tournaments in. Maybe you have a bass boat, or you prefer shore fishing, or you like to bowfish for catfish. No matter, there are plenty of opportunities to make money doing what you enjoy.