Jen Ripple

Jen is the Editor-in-Chief of DUN Magazine, the international women’s fly fishing magazine, and the Executive Editor of a Tight Loop Magazine, a Midwest based fly fishing magazine.  She is a member of the Board of Directors for the International Federation of Fly Fishers and the Vice President of Northern Illinois at the Great Upper Midwest IFFF.  In addition, she is a member of the Board of Directors for the Illinois Council of Trout Unlimited.  When not on the water, she spends her time empowering women in fly fishing by teaching fly tying and fly casting clinics, speaking nationwide on issues regarding women in fly fishing and devoting her time to conservation efforts through nonprofits.  A sounding board for women in this currently male-dominated sport, Jen has created a home base for women worldwide to connect and engage in the art of fly fishing.