Meet the Women Wave Makers

April 2022 News

Take Me Fishing is hosting the inaugural Women Making Waves event series in partnership with West Marine. These free, interactive classes take place each Wednesday in April in West Marine stores across the country as well as online. All demos will be held at 6PM local time.

Can’t attend in person? No problem!  Each event will be live streamed on West Marine’s Facebook and Instagram. RSVPs are encouraged as space is limited.

Exciting fishing demos at these stores will be led by these amazing Wave Makers:

April 6: Nicole Jacobs in Minnetonka, Minn.

Demo: Crappie Spring Fishing and Bass Fishing

Jacobs is a professional angler from St. Paul, Minn. who empowers others to follow their passions through faith and fishing. She’s an avid bass angler and has competed in tournaments across the country since 2013.

April 13: Annie Nagel in Sausalito, Calif.

Demo: Kayak Fishing for Beginners

Nagel, a Sonoma County native, is a professional kayak angler who takes her fishing skills up the coast from Monterey Bay to Humboldt in Northern California. Although she’s happy to catch any edible saltwater fish, her favorite targets are king salmon, rockfish and lingcod.

April 20: Tiffany “Snookie” Risch in Beach, Virginia

Demo: How to set up a drop shot rig and when/where/how to fish it

Born and raised in Virginia, Risch dedicates her life to fishing. She’s worked as a deckhand alongside some of the best anglers in the business, honing her knowledge of the sport in freshwater and saltwater fishing.

April 27: The Gale Force Twins in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Demo: The best rig/lures for mahi and tuna

During their time at University of Miami, Amanda and Emily Gale spent every summer break and long weekend on a busy fishing charter boat in Key West. It was there that they honed their fishing skills and earned their U.S. Coast Guard 50 Ton Captains licenses. Today, the duo runs Gale Force Twins, LLC where they build fishing communities and provide resources for saltwater fishing and boating.

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