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British Columbia woman sets hooks in mostly male sport of fly fishing

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“You’re not going to write about the ‘being a woman in a male-dominated sport’ thing, are you?” she said politely near the end of our interview. “That’s old, boring and I’m tired of it.”

But unless you are April Vokey, the theme is still compelling and evolving.

Like it or not, her femininity is a strike indicator for clients and media.

I probably wouldn’t be writing about a talented 30-year-old fly-fishing entrepreneur from Chilliwack, British Columbia, if my attention hadn’t…

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