Name: Capt. James Baumann
Fishing quote: “It’s a big one!” – The Shark Hole 2010
Family Status: Bachelor
History with Angling Unlimited (How did you get connected to AU and Sitka, AK?): Ken and Sue Baumann are my great aunt and uncle. They introduced me to Chuck. I got hired while we were out ice fishing. We didn’t catch a thing.
Favorite part of the job: Seeing multiple species daily and enjoying the pristine landscape amongst some of the best fishing in the world; working with the finest crew an employee could ask for.
What do you do in the off season: Help my grandparents and parents out in Minnesota. I’ve also been a snowmaker at Eldora Mountain Resort in Boulder, CO.
Describe your job in five words or less: Dream come true!
Describe yourself in one word: Down2Earth