Jim Hoey is the creator and the originator of The Dimestore Fishermen outdoor television program. After 223 unique feature episodes, only ever filmed in Canada, he continues to host and produce one of the longest standing wholly owned and independent television programs in Canada’s history. Jim is world renowned as an explorer, outdoorsman/fisher and journalist. Amongst the different awards and accreditations Jim has earned, he is grateful to have earned the prestigious praise of his peers for his achievements in the outdoors. He likes to spend time with charities, non profits and different causes domestically and globally. Jim lives in Calgary with his wife Shannon and children Scott, Jessica and Hayden.