100’s of newspaper articles by local Outdoor Writers all over the country and Canada. For 12 years Babe Cohosted a national radio show with Bill Dance for Dupont Stren fishing Line across the US. For about 14 years Babe had a syndicated newspaper column in the US. with an average readership of nearly 25 million weekly readers! 1988 People magazine did a feature article on me because we had the largest group of outdoor HH’s watching our shows on the Globe!! Cover Photos from Fishing tackle trade news, Fishing Tackle Retailer, Midwest Outdoors from Chicago, Outdoor Outlines, Outdoor News, Fins and Feathers features and covers, 1989 Midwest Living Feature, 1987 Saturday Evening Post, articles in Bassmaster, In fisherman, many in Fins and Feathers, and 9 years as a field editor for Fishing Facts magazine. Scores of radio shows all over the country including the Jonathon Brandmeier Show. And personal appearances from San Diego CA to Suffern New York and from Seattle to Orlando and most major cities in between. Babe was the spokesman for the Province of Ontario for over 20 years and spoke in dozens of different cities across the country for them. I was also a guest on the Donny and Marie Osmund show along with John boy from the Waltons. Its been a wild crazy ride!
Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame , MN Fishing Hall of Fame, Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame. The largest is the Sports Legends Hall of Fame, which happened in 1992. It is a global Hall of Fame for athletes. 33 were inducted that night from around the globe, including 3 from the USA. Pete Rose for Baseball, Evander Holifield for boxing and Babe Winkelman for Fishing. Babe is the only person from the Outdoors to ever receive this award in their history!