Ken Penrod formed/founded Ken Penrod’s Life
Outdoors Unlimited in 1982.
This freshwater/brackish-water guide service grew
quickly to be one of the largest and most-respected such groups in the
Along the way, Ken appeared in 11 made-for-TV fishing shows; was inducted
into the “Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.” authored six book and hundreds
of articles. His service to the Maryland BASS Federation included: two
terms as President; founded the award winning Youth Activities program;
was named “Man of the Year,” “Federation of the Year,” five national
Conservation Awards and 13 Region Conservation Awards, mostly for his work
to protect the Potomac River.
Clients have included Presidents of the United State; Supreme Court
Justice; two SecNavs; many congressmen; dignitaries from many foreign
countries; Secretaries from several USA branches; various sports figures
and the highest positions in our amazing military complex. I’m proud to
have guided so many youngsters such as Leo, and the ladies that just
bust-bass including Crit, Laura and “my model.”
Without clients such as
Doc, Coop, Lenny, John, Jon, Dave, Bill, Jay and so many more that account
for thousands of pay-days, I may still be in construction.
Ken has appeared as a feature speaker at
virtually every outdoor show in the region.
Ken’s wife Maggie plays a major role in the
Penrod ventures that include Camp Sycamore (Ken’s summer youth camp), PPC
Publications, Ken Penrod’s Seminar Series and Lou Magazine.
Ken specializes on various waters in the region including the Tidal
Potomac River, Upper Potomac River, Juniata & Susquehanna Rivers of PA and
most of the tidal rivers of Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Ken’s current sponsors include: RiverPro Boats; Mercury Motors; Lowrance
Electronics; Ardent Rods & Reels; Power Pole; Sunline; Big Mouth Lure
Company; Case Plastics; Zipper Worms; Under Armour; NRA; Mizmo; Campground
Specials; Riverfront Campground; Columbia Design & Graphics.