Pro Staff / Instructor Spotlight: We asked Leslie Cotner 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. Leslie lives in Arkansas and is an avid hunter, competitive archer and Archery Instructor with SLG.
What’s your favorite location to hunt?
Haven’t been many places , but Poteau Mountain is a fave
Who introduced you to hunting?
Went with my dad some when I was younger but my ex husband got me more involved in hunting.
What do you hunt for?
Deer and turkey
What hunting skill would you like to master?
I try to be ethical and make good shots in the field. The more I practice competitively and in the off season helps me with this.
What’s your biggest hunting challenge?
Elk in Colorado with a bow
What would be the most amazing hunting adventure that is still on your bucket list? –
Bear archery hunt in Alaska
What hunting skill do you wish you knew more about?
Learning to age deer for more mature bucks
If hunting was no longer an option for you what would you do with your time?
What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation?
How many pairs of hunting boots do you own?
What style of hunting are you most passionate about?
NON – HUNTING RELATED
What do you like most about Shoot Like A Girl’s Mission
Educating women about guns and archery and introducing them to the outdoors
If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time?
Shoot guns and bows all the time and hunt
What hobby would you get into if time and money weren’t an issue?
3 gun competitions
What’s the farthest you’ve ever been from home?
Where do you usually go when you when you have time off?
Love being in the woods
Who inspires you to be better?
My son inspires me to be better
What are three interesting facts about you?
3 facts: graduated college at 38, I am a physical therapist assistant, and my son is a police officer
What is your biggest fear?
If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Deer steaks, gravy, potatoes and biscuits
List two pet peeves
Drama starters and liars
One thing that not a lot of people know you love to do?
Drive dirt roads with music blaring
Mountains or Beach?
Hard choice love both mountain and the beach