Chris first got my attention through Facebook with the beautiful outdoor and artistic photography he posts on a consistent basis. I’ve always dreamed of being a photographer but have never taken the time to learn.
After watching Chris’s photos for a few weeks my jaw dropped to the floor when one day he posted a picture of him and his son, Ethan fishing from kayaks. I was elated to find out I have a relative that doesn’t think I’m undeniably insane for fishing from such a little boat!
Chris, Angie and Ethan, the family that yaks together...
Since that day Chris has inspired me to try to learn how to take a better picture. He says I’ve inspired him to break out his fly rod again. His wife and son now have kayaks to fish from, and I think that’s a great family activity! He recently told me I was the closest thing to a female version of him that he’d ever known. Funny, I thought he was a male version of me.
Chris just posted some photos of a kayak fishing trip he took down the Flint River with Henry Jackson of Flint River Kayak Fishing of Columbus GA. It seems they had a great time. Many fish were caught and more beautiful photos snapped.
Feral-One Photography — Flint River, 2011
After you browse the photos from this gallery, be sure to take some time to look at some of his other work while you’re there. You’ll find some spectacular outdoor photography including wildlife photos, bow fishing, hunting, hot air balloons, and airplanes among other subjects. His “drop shots” (and I’m not talking about a fishing rig) are simply amazing.
To view these others galleries go to Feral-OnePhotography.com.
I’m looking forward to meeting Chris and his family, Angie and Ethan in the not-too-distant future. I think it will be pretty cool to meet a new relative with whom I have so much in common that it seems we grew up together.
If you think about it even our screen names show a kindred connection — Feral-One and ShesAManiYak. The two seem to imply that we’re both a little left of normal, whatever that may be.
About the Author: Pam is a Pro Staff Member at Yakangler.com and a member of Canoe Kentucky's Pro Team, co-sponsoring her along with Team Hobie. She is the new Director of Kentucky Kayak Fishing where they're working to set up a non-profit organization to help "Yaks Give Back" to our citizens, the environment, and to promote the growth of kayak fishing in our state. Pam is also the author of ShesAManiYak.com]