PRO STAFF/INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT: Learn more about Firearms Instructor Amy Ray

Pro Staff / Instructor Spotlight:  We asked Amy Ray a few fun questions. Pro Staff / Instructor Spotlight is designed to help you get to know our awesome team of Pro Staff / Instructors a little better. Amy lives in Georgia and is an avid archer, hunter and firearms instructor with SLG.


If you could only hunt in one season which one would it be?
Big Game out West

What’s your favorite location to hunt?
Colorado

Who introduced you to hunting?
My husband Scott

What do you hunt for?
What ever is in season .. all year around..

What hunting skill would you like to master?
Bow hunting. I have not got the opportunity to harvest an animal with my bow.

What’s your biggest hunting challenge?
Finding the time and the finances to participate in all the hunting I would like to pursue.

What would be the most amazing hunting adventure that is still on your bucket list?
Hunting big whitetail in Canada…

What hunting skill do you wish you knew more about?
Archery Elk Hunting

What’s the hardest hunting lesson you’ve learned?
Making the right decision on when to shoot and when not to shoot on whitetail deer… using proper trophy management

If hunting was no longer an option for you what would you do with your time?
I would still spend time outdoors camping with my family.

What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation?
Introduction to pistol shooting

How many pairs of hunting boots do you own?
More than 10.. I am embarrassed to say..

What style of hunting are you most passionate about?
Spot and Stalk on big game

NON – HUNTING RELATED

What do you like most about the SLG shooting trailer?
I love seeing the new shooters overcome their fear and their smile and confidence with they finish shooting with us.

What hobby would you get into if time and money weren’t an issue?
Gun Smith and building custom rifles

What are you interested in that most people haven’t heard of?
I’m a geologist and I like to collect rocks and fossils

What’s the farthest you’ve ever been from home?
Izmir, Turkey

Where do you usually go when you when you have time off?
The Woods

Who inspires you to be better?
My Children

What are three interesting facts about you?
1) I’m President and Owner of The Sisterhood of the Outdoors. You can learn more about it at www.sisterhoodoutdoors.com
2) I create over 160 opportunities per year for women to hunt
3) I volunteer for the local Juvenile court system as a panel member for foster kids in my area.  We review cases for the Judge to ensure all the case plans are progressing and make recommendations to the court.

What is your biggest fear?
Grizzly Bears
If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Elk Burgers
List two pet peeves
Tapping noises
Rude People

Which of the five senses would you say is your strongest?
Hearing

Mountains or Beach?
Mountains

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