We had the good fortune of connecting with Chad Bloemker and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Chad, have you ever found yourself in a spot where you had to decide whether to give up or keep going? How did you make the choice?
I think you just know that there is no other choice but to go after your dream. I started Honey Patch TV 6 months ago on instagram. There are huge ups and downs on this mobile platform. You can spend hours gathering content out in the field to post. Your number of followers rise just to dip down again, over and over again. The ultimate thing is to push yourself to the point of no return, then you’ll have a new place to start from. Don’t ever give up.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I started Honey Patch TV as a way to connect with other anglers in my area. It was slow at first but as I produced more and more content my numbers started to grow. I have dreams of fishing and getting paid for it, producing a brand that people find value behind. A brand that people are proud to support and wear. The journey has not been easy, while building out my brand I have been working hard in the Digital Marketing field as well as waking up early everyday to fish and gather content. It’s a non stop hustle to stay relevant in my space.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I would suggest taking your visitors to TruFire in Frisco Texas. TruFire has an amazing atmosphere and food to match. I would also recommend a small taco lounge that’s a few store fronts down from TruFire called Chido. I would also recommend you take your visitors to go fishing. There are many amazing places to go fishing in the DFW area. I would start off with smaller ponds and work your way up to a large lake.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would say my wife, for allowing me to chase my dream of becoming a professional angler.

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