EP055: Michelle Bodenheimer

Michelle grew up in an fishing family, she knew about hunting but didn't start until her senior year of college, after she met her now husband Todd. She jumped right in after attending a Women in the Outdoors program with NWTF. Saying that she was hooked may be a bit of an understatement now, after-all she has hunted many different species around the world.

In today's interview, she shares her hunting stories from local in the USA to her amazing hunts in Africa. He hunts have not always come easy from being stuck in Africa for several months to being attacked, this lady is a trooper!

Things you'll learn from Michelle

  • Always purchase travel insurance
  • NWTF - Save the habitat, Save the hunt.
  • From going hunting with someone to solo
  • Her 2nd trip to Africa and it's adventures
  • It's better to aim for the stars and miss than a pile of poop and hit it.
  • Working and overcoming breast cancer


Rapid Fire Questions

Dogs or Cats - Dogs

What would you do on a rainy day? Water Fowl Hunt

Hard or Soft - Soft

Pepsi or Coke - Coke

Dream Job? I have it!

What is something that you have always wanted to do but haven't? Oh, that list is so long. So many things and places I want to explore.

Ice Tea or Lemonade - Lemonade

What foods do you dislike? Prepackaged

Have you been in a car accident? Ha ha, more than I can count! And none of them were my fault!

What is the funniest prank you have ever played on someone or had played on you? In college some guys thought it would be funny to put a cup of water on a door handle. When I got up to go to the bathroom at 2 am and it was just not fun at the time.

Weirdest thing you have ever eaten? African Worm. (I couldn't get the spelling on it correct)

Piece of clothing that best describes you? Camo

If you could eliminate 1 thing from your daily schedule, what would it be and why? I think FaceBook time. It needs to be moderated.

Funny Trait you have that others don't know? I think I'm going to have to pass on this one. I don't think of myself as funny, I'm sarcastic maybe to a fault but I tend to be more serious side.

What is the one thing you can not live without? Thins is going to sound totally cliche and typical, but my family and friends. I don't know what I would do without either of them!

Important Links

FB: Michelle Bodenheimer

IG: @fishingchick

iTunes: EP055: Michelle Bodenheimer

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