Social media can be both a beast and a blessing. When it comes to the outdoors, it can prevent us from truly connecting to nature. On the other hand, it connects us to each other to share a common interest. In the hunting space, the best influencers are doing just that by sharing relatable struggles, applicable real-world advice, insight into the hunting experience, and gear recommendations. They're also helping to promote legal, ethical, sustainable hunting practices.
The following 14 hunting influencers have a range of followers but all are putting out great quality content related to hunting and the outdoors. Give these creators a follow for an inside view of their journeys.
Maine Registered Guide Emilie Cram is an advocate for wildlife and getting women outdoors. She's also an accomplished turkey hunter and sits on the board for the Maine chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.
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Josh Larsen, the man behind Primitive Patriot Outdoors, is on a mission to bring the outdoor community together through unique outdoor events such as the WNY Walleye Classic, the Barcelona Harbor Outdoor Expo, and the American Big Buck Classic. He also runs the Heros Hunt, a program that helps veterans and first responders find peace through the outdoors.
As the education and outreach coordinator for NonTypical Outdoorsman, Tiffany Sanders works to create and promote outdoor diversity and inclusion. She is a thoughtful hunting mentor and a Florida Ambassador for Artemis Sportswomen.
Dr. Pete Brookes is an expert on foreign policy and national security, but in his downtime he is an avid outdoorsman and an award-winning outdoor writer. He is a fishing, hunting, archery, and shooting sports enthusiast with a knack for sharing the joy of these activities.
Morgan Gemay Marks
A writer, poet, angler, and hunter, Morgan Gemay Marks shares her love for the outdoors using words and imagery. Her content is softer than a lot of the other accounts that show up in the outdoors sphere if you're looking for some calmer vibes on your Instagram feed.
Montana-based Anne Jolliff is a Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Chapter Leader and Board Member, Artemis Sportswomen Ambassador, a Montana Wildlife Federation Ambassador, and a Wild Montana Conservationist. She is passionate about conservation and passing that love of wild things on to the next generation.
Hunting guide and television personality Eric Morris (aka the @nontypicaloutdoorsman) is on a mission to diversify hunting. His show, N.onT.ypical Outdoorsman takes a down to earth approach — no flash or fuss — just a diverse group of folks out there hunting. His Instagram chronicles his hunting adventures all across the nation and beyond in pursuit of a variety of game, including hog, bear, whitetail deer, turkey, and more.
Professional python hunter Amy Siewe is fearless and driven to save the Florida Everglades from invasive pythons. She not only hunts them but makes leather products such as purses and watchbands from the harvested snake skin. Her content shares the full process from hunt to snake-leather goods.
Dan Mathews is host of the popular podcast, the Nomadic Outdoorsman. He's an avid outdoorsman shining a light on regular, everyday folks with a shared interest in hunting and the outdoors.
Georgia-based Ann Lester is an all-around outdoorswoman and a taxidermist. Her social media overflows with her love of the outdoors and all that entails.
Vegan-turned-hunter Tovar Cerulli is the author of The Mindful Carnivore. He shares tidbits of his outdoor adventures and tips for others and provides thoughtful commentary on social issues.
Phyllis Pettiford, creator of the Massachusetts-based Women on the Outdoors is a huge cheerleader for women who want to learn outdoor skills such as hunting or fishing.
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