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10 Awesome Anglers to Follow on Instagram

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By Alli Hill

10 Awesome Anglers to Follow on Instagram
Natalie Bennion with a 21-inch brown trout on the Henry’s Fork in Idaho. Photograph Courtesy of James Wulfenstein

The outdoor community is finding fame on Instagram, particularly when it comes to fishing. From fly fishermen that provide all kinds of tips on technique to sailfish champions sharing their latest ventures, these talented fishermen and women are essential follows if you're an angler. Connect with the community and learn something new by following these 10 awesome fishing accounts on Instagram. 

Jon Brollin

A Midwestern bass angler by nature, Jon Brollin highlights his conquests on Instagram and his expertise on his YouTube channel. He’s traveled the world to put his fishing skills to the test and isn’t shy about sharing his failures as well as his successes. 

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Nick Shirghio Photography

If you never thought the art of angling could be, well, artistic, then you need to check out Nick Shirghio Photography on IG. A Naples native, Shirghio captures some of the most stunning visions of fishing that are nothing short of awe-inspiring.

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Claudia Darga

If anyone ever tells you that you fish like a girl, just remember the name Claudia Darga, who is living proof that women can be expert anglers, too. She runs a popular fishing blog and YouTube channel highlighting her adventures and sharing what she learns along the way. 

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The Lords of the Fly are the guys behind Flylords Mag, a catch-all site for news, DIY, tips, techniques, and destinations for fly fishing. They’re not only creating awesome outdoors content, they also truly care about the sport and the outdoors at large, and always find a way to turn their adventures into stories worth sharing. 

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The Daily Catch

The stunning, high-res photography alone will have you coming back to this Instagram account for more daily inspiration. Every image seems to tell a story, but more importantly, they will have you itching to get out on the water ASAP.  

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Peter Miller Fishing

TV host, 7x Telly Award Winner, world champ, director, producer, Emmy nominee, and superdad, Peter Miller has a list of accolades befitting the prizes he catches. Miller thrives on the idea that fishing brings people together, and his IG account proves it—he’s worked with all-star athletes, charity events, Bass Pro Shops, and countless other names and faces in the industry.

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Natalie Bennion

Having been raised in the outdoor paradise of Utah by free spirits from Montana and Idaho, Natalie had all the makings to become a high-profile angler. Her IG account shows a peaceful side of fishing, reflecting a tranquil experience of being on and in the water and soaking in every moment.

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Kevin VanDam

Hall of Famer and multi-award-winning angler Keven VanDam is the lead to follow. His IG feed is full of fishing inspiration, while his YouTube channel is a hot spot of tips, techniques, and instructional how-to’s that you’ll want to put to work immediately.

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Ashley Rae

Ashley Rae is the owner and operator of Ladies Learn to Fish, a fishing guide service based in Ottawa, Canada. Her IG account is nothing short of passionate and has inspired countless other women to find their own footing in the water. 

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Joseph Harrick

If you’ve ever wanted to see someone so inspired to quit their high-profile career to start fishing full time instead, you’ll want to see more of Joseph Harrick. Not only did he decide to follow his passion, but he considers it a means to survival. Most of his waking moments are spent on or near the water, and he shares those moments via IG and his YouTube channel.

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