Jenny Decker: Rainbow Trout

Jenny’s rainbow trout were caught while fishing on the White River in Arkansas outside of Bull Shoals State Park. Not only is this women a contributor of fish, she helps in almost every other facet of Salty Sisters Designs. From helping us on social media to putting the final pieces together, to preparing the skins Jenny can and does do it all.

Jenny has been a nurse for 14 years, the last 5 of those have been practicing as a travel nurse while seeing the world. She was the first documented person to solo circumnavigate the Big Island by kayak (a 20 day expedition) and spent the last 2 years paddling for an outrigger canoe team that had a very successful first couple years. Her team referred to her as ‘the heart’ of the canoe. She also recently obtained her Dive Master certification.

If you were to ask any of Jenny’s friends what her best qualities are they might have a hard time narrowing it down. Jenny is one of the kindest souls many of us are lucky enough to know. Always up for an adventure, getting outside and camping you better believe she will be inviting and encouraging friends along for the ride. Jenny’s colleagues LOVE when they get the opportunity to work with her and her friends will tell you she would do anything for them if they are in need.

On any given day you might find Jenny indulging in a few of her favorite things. Hanging with her dog, Romeo, an ice cold Corona with a lime, a glass of Pinot Noir or her ‘last meal’ food the perfect turkey sandwich.

Jenny, Krystal and Romeo are currently en route to Florida to purchase a sailboat and begin their lives as cruisers. You can follow their adventure on FB & Instagram @chapstickchronicles and subscribe to their YouTube channel here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk7RgMFmwv8D7HftfTLngxQ

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Colin McCloskey: Brook Trout

Colin’s contribution was caught while fly fishing with his family on Paradise Lake in the Marble Mountain Wilderness.

Colin lives in Scott Bar, CA with his wife Bethany and quirky dog Fern. He is a whitewater rafting guide, fly fishing guide, avid birder, hunter, hiker, and kayaker. He loves to raise, catch, and grow his own food.

Colin is one of the most passionate and driven people you will ever meet. He dreams one day of owning his own guide company and seeing a red crossbill to add to his birding life list.

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Ray Kolean: Steelhead

Ray’s Steelhead were caught while fishing in SE Alaska.

He started charter fishing in 1991, wrapping up last year totally 27 years on the water. He also worked as a deckhand on a commercial troller and a few Halibut openings.

Lived in Bethel in the mid eighties, five kids, three granddaughters.

Ray now lives in Bellingham on the water with his girlfriend. His current project is developing a Bigfoot Tour.

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Larry Shodin: Mahi

Larry’s Mahi was caught while fishing the waters off the Kona Coast of Hawaii.

If ever there was a man you wanted as a neighbor Larry is him. Mr. Fix it, if he doesn't know how to, he soon will. Larry shares the true spirit of Aloha, greats everyone with a smile. He enjoys all things mountain and ocean, scuba diving, standup paddle boarding and fishing. He and his wife, Valerie, currently run a beautiful Airbnb in Kona, Hawaii.

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