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Shawn Kimbro

Shawn Kimbro is the author of two popular fishing books, Chesapeake Light Tackle, An Introduction to Light Tackle Fishing on the Chesapeake Bay and The Right Stuff, Gear and Attitudes for Trophy Light Tackle Fishing. A frequent speaker to fishing clubs, environmental groups, and conservation organizations, he is recognized and respected across the Chesapeake region as a leading voice for stewardship within the fishing community. His innovative and conservation-oriented fishing techniques have been written about in the Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun, The Annapolis Capital, Chesapeake Bay magazine, Field & Stream, Saltwater Sportsman, and other publications. He was recently profiled in an illustrated six-page feature in Angler’s Journal. His how-to fishing videos have garnered nearly a million views on YouTube and on other social media outlets, and his blog, ChesapeakeLightTackle.com is one of the most visited fishing websites in the region. His new book, Chesapeake Bay Panfish is due out this fall.