As a long time guide, licensed charter captain, and tournament angler, Joe Henry has made fishing a part of his everyday life. Joe “cut his teeth” on MN lakes and rivers and has guided and fished walleyes throughout the nation. Joe’s home water is now Lake of the Woods, which he has fished for over 25 years.
Professionally, Joe has enjoyed a variety of leadership positions, is an outdoor communicator and a media member of the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers. His professional background combined with his many fishing credentials lead him to his current role, Executive Director, Lake of the Woods Tourism.
Joe works closely with 60 resorts, area guides, and a number of stakeholders in the outdoor industry. He is an active writer, appears in outdoor TV shows, produces outdoor videos, digital media and speaks about fishing and the outdoors across the Midwest.