Local Angler to Be Featured on National Outdoors Show
The episode, Clearwater Off Shore, will showcases Misty Wells and Jimmy Houston catching grouper and other species in the Gulf of Mexico.
CLEARWATER – Local angler and outdoor enthusiast, Misty Wells will be featured on national television alongside “America’s favorite fisherman,” Jimmy Houston on his television show, Jimmy Houston Outdoors.
The episode, Clearwater Off Shore, showcases Wells and Houston catching grouper and other species in the Gulf of Mexico. It will premiere on the Worldwide Fishing Network and air on Discovery Channel, CBS Sports and the Pursuit Channel.
A public watch party is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 23) at Shephard’s Beach Resort, 619 S Gulfview Blvd. on Clearwater Beach. A special viewing of the episode will be shown at 6:30 p.m.
Wells is a Clearwater native who has said she believes in creating a strong bond with children and the great outdoors. Wells has turned her passion into a profession by becoming an outdoor adventure and travel writer, television personality, and radio host of Let’s Take it Outside.
Wells is the co-founder of A Reel Future, a charitable organization dedicated to taking foster children fishing. Since its inception, the organization has taken more than 2,000 foster children fishing. Wells said she believes in educating women on how to develop better relationships with their children and provide wholesome family experiences through affordable outdoor adventures.
Popularly known as America’s Favorite Fisherman, Houston has been a staple of national outdoor fishing shows for more than 40 years. His show, Jimmy Houston Outdoors, debuted in 1976 and remains one of the most popular outdoor television programs.
Despite his busy schedule, Houston has not given up his love for fishing tournaments and still participates in them frequently. He was inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame and the Freshwater
Fishing Hall of Fame and has won many more national recognitions and awards.
Photo courtesy of the city of Clearwater.
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