Jennie Alice Lillard is a student of The North American School of Outdoor Writing. She was born and raised on the Mendocino coast of northern California, and graduated from Dominican University of California with a degree in writing. Jennie was introduced to fishing by her parents, who both fished commercially. At 8 years old she started tagging along on pheasant hunts, bird dogging for her dad and the other hunters; she has been wingshooting ever since. Jennie is passionate about introducing women to the outdoor sports and activities she loves, and is interested in writing articles that highlight the fishing and hunting opportunities in the Pacific Northwest.