This award-winning outdoor humor writer has been featured in Oklahoma Today, Farm and Ranch Living, Outdoor Oklahoma, Boating World and the ICAST Show Guide for the last three years. Currently, he is in the 2016/2017 winter issue of Kayak Angler magazine, 2017 Paddling Buyers Guide, and the February Boating World.
His humorous piece, "Fishy Relationships"
from the 2014 ICAST Show Guide won a 2015 Outdoor Writers' Association of America EIC Award. And he picked up two 2106 EIC Awards for his web content for www.takemefishing.org.
Since 2011, he has been sharing weekly tips, observations, and stories as a contract blogger for Take Me Fishing.org, first place in a list of the top 30 fishing blogs.
This week's post (February 20, 2017):
"Winter Trout Tips"
Most recent video:
Best Time to Fish for Steelhead
Recent interview by www.docktalk365.com
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"Just Keep Reeling." A collection of Andy Whitcomb's articles, stories, columns, and posts.
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“I'm going to leave the field of outdoor humor writing to you. I'm sure it will be in good hands.”
Patrick McManus, author of many books including his latest, THE HORSE IN MY GARAGE
great thing about Andy Whitcomb is he sees things about fishing we tend
to overlook- his "outside of the box" style is what makes him so
special as a writer. True breath of fresh air!!!!"
Mark Zona, TV Personality, Host of “Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show.”
"Andy Whitcomb has a clever way of looking at seemingly mundane subjects and giving them an interesting spin. His talents as a storyteller have made him one of my favorite writers. I eagerly anticipate every funny and heart-warming tale."
Keith “Catfish” Sutton, author of several books including “The Crappie Fishing Handbook” and “Out There Fishing”)
“Andy Whitcomb knows the three Fs: fishing, family, and fun. His columns for Oklahoma Today combined all three in ways that made us, and our readers, smile every time.”
Steffie Corcoran, Editor, Oklahoma Today Magazine
"I think you are probably the best columnist we've had. And definitely the most funny."
Megan Rossman, Associate Editor, Oklahoma Today Magazine
"Absolutely a new and different point of view and perspective. Your style of
writing reminds me a lot of Bill Bryson."
, Underwater Photographer
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Photo by James Overstreet at the 2010 Classic media day
Perhaps is signature piece, "Bass Thumb, the Finer Points" in 2007 Outdoor Oklahoma
His interview by Chase Rheam of the Stillwater NewsPress:
Interviewing anglers at the 2010 Bassmaster Classic, behind Skeet Reese at the end of this commercial:
Recognized as an influential outdoor writer, he was invited to speak
on story-telling at 100th meeting of the Association of Fish and
April 4, 2012, presented "The Caste System" to a graduate fisheries class at Oklahoma State University about his perspective of fishing method evolution.
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