Donations and support are being sought in the wake of an accident involving Algoma area fishing captain Hunter Jossie.
Jossie, son to Brad and Pam Jossie, fiancé of Meagan Jones, and brother to Taylor, Logan, and Jordan, was injured the evening of March 16 on his way home from working a full day ice guiding on Green Bay. The accident caused major brain trauma and multiple facial fractures requiring induction into a medical coma.
Jossie’s employer, Kinn’s Sportfishing, plans to host a benefit from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Algoma Youth Club, 620 Lake St., Algoma. The public is invited to attend and support.
More information available on Kinn’s Sport Fishing Facebook page. Kinn’s is soliciting any private or business donations of gift certificates, products, and more to contribute to an auction. Monetary donations will be accepted at the event or on the Gofundme.com fundraiser.
According to a news release from the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce:
Jossie grew up on the shores of Lake Michigan with a love for the area’s outdoor heritage. In his teens, Jossie started sharing his passion for the outdoors with anglers from across the nation. Since then, Jossie has become a USCG Captain for Kinn’s Sport Fishing, an Outfitting Guide for Apple Creek Whitetails Ranch, and a Head Guide for Green Bay Ice Fishing. Jossie has volunteered much of his time teaching kids to hunt and fish. He also has been working closely with American Hero’s Outdoors and Wounded Warriors, something he takes great pride in year after year.
After graduating college from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a degree in Natural Resources and minor is business, Jossie returned back to Kewaunee County where he and his fiancé recently purchased a home in Luxemburg.
Any correspondence for Jossie or the family can be sent to Tonya Jones (920)-365-6225 E6195 County Road K, Algoma, WI 54201, firstname.lastname@example.org