1 hr 13 min

Power Circle Outdoors w/ William "Bubba" Ray The Bryant Land Show

    • Documentary

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, talks with William "Bubba" Ray, Founder of Power Circle Outdoors. William “Bubba” Ray talks about his life and experience in hunting in Texas, establishing the Power Circle Outdoors, how his father has been involved in his interest in hunting, getting industry sponsorships, producing videos, competing and going professional, and what it has been like for him being black as a professional fisherman. 

 

Episode Highlights: 

AB3 talks about the current rain in Georgia and introduces the guest William "Bubba" Ray. 
William "Bubba" Ray discusses his focus on fishing and hunting.  
He started hunting when he was 8, but his fishing obsession came in as a teenager.
People that don’t hunt tend to wonder why hunters aren’t afraid of the woods.  
What are the skills that William "Bubba" Ray has learned to not get lost in the woods and remain aware of his surroundings? 
When did Bubba start working in the outdoors for a living? 
How did William “Bubba” Ray deal with naysayers while he was working towards his profession? 
He talks about getting industry sponsorships. 
William "Bubba" Ray discusses experiencing racism in the fishing world. 
AB3 and William talk about the comradery elements of hunting. 
What have been some of Bubba’s experiences with duck hunting? 
What is Power Circle Outdoors and what is it all about? 
Who is the main team at Power Circle Outdoors?
AB3 talks about the strong video production quality of Power Circle Outdoors.
How has Power Circle Outdoors overcome the learning curve of producing videos? 
AB3 shares video advice he has learned from his professional television background.

 

3 Key Points:


Common sense will get you through most things when hunting in the woods.  
Keep a compass and remember your landmarks when you are in the outdoors to prevent yourself from getting lost.  
Power Circle Outdoors is a group of amateur and professional black outdoorsmen in Houston, Texas. 
 

Tweetable Quotes:

“I tell everybody, there are far more things in the city to be scared of than what is in the woods.” – William "Bubba" Ray
“I actually started my guiding in 1999. I actually went to school, got my Captain’s Certificate. I started fishing before I started guiding hunting. I went to U.S. Coast Guard school.” – William "Bubba" Ray
(Competition) “Until you have the opportunity to actually, on an equal playing field, show yourself and see if you can do it, you don’t know.” – William "Bubba" Ray

 

Resources Mentioned:

The Bryant Land Country Podcast: 
Follow Bryant Land on social media: Linkedin | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube
Power Circle Outdoors: powercircleoutdoors.com
Power Circle Outdoors Social Media: Facebook YouTube Instagram
William "Bubba" Ray: Facebook 

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, talks with William "Bubba" Ray, Founder of Power Circle Outdoors. William “Bubba” Ray talks about his life and experience in hunting in Texas, establishing the Power Circle Outdoors, how his father has been involved in his interest in hunting, getting industry sponsorships, producing videos, competing and going professional, and what it has been like for him being black as a professional fisherman. 

 

Episode Highlights: 

AB3 talks about the current rain in Georgia and introduces the guest William "Bubba" Ray. 
William "Bubba" Ray discusses his focus on fishing and hunting.  
He started hunting when he was 8, but his fishing obsession came in as a teenager.
People that don’t hunt tend to wonder why hunters aren’t afraid of the woods.  
What are the skills that William "Bubba" Ray has learned to not get lost in the woods and remain aware of his surroundings? 
When did Bubba start working in the outdoors for a living? 
How did William “Bubba” Ray deal with naysayers while he was working towards his profession? 
He talks about getting industry sponsorships. 
William "Bubba" Ray discusses experiencing racism in the fishing world. 
AB3 and William talk about the comradery elements of hunting. 
What have been some of Bubba’s experiences with duck hunting? 
What is Power Circle Outdoors and what is it all about? 
Who is the main team at Power Circle Outdoors?
AB3 talks about the strong video production quality of Power Circle Outdoors.
How has Power Circle Outdoors overcome the learning curve of producing videos? 
AB3 shares video advice he has learned from his professional television background.

 

3 Key Points:


Common sense will get you through most things when hunting in the woods.  
Keep a compass and remember your landmarks when you are in the outdoors to prevent yourself from getting lost.  
Power Circle Outdoors is a group of amateur and professional black outdoorsmen in Houston, Texas. 
 

Tweetable Quotes:

“I tell everybody, there are far more things in the city to be scared of than what is in the woods.” – William "Bubba" Ray
“I actually started my guiding in 1999. I actually went to school, got my Captain’s Certificate. I started fishing before I started guiding hunting. I went to U.S. Coast Guard school.” – William "Bubba" Ray
(Competition) “Until you have the opportunity to actually, on an equal playing field, show yourself and see if you can do it, you don’t know.” – William "Bubba" Ray

 

Resources Mentioned:

The Bryant Land Country Podcast: 
Follow Bryant Land on social media: Linkedin | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube
Power Circle Outdoors: powercircleoutdoors.com
Power Circle Outdoors Social Media: Facebook YouTube Instagram
William "Bubba" Ray: Facebook 

1 hr 13 min