Il Ling New grew up hunting and fishing, and started guiding for her father’s outfitting service as a teenager. She received her first guide’s license at age 17. Later, she became the first female captain of her university’s shooting team. Il Ling is a professional guide in the US, as well a National Sporting Clays Association Instructor. Outside the US, Il Ling has hunted in the UK, Asia, Australia, and Africa. At Gunsite, she teaches Defensive Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun courses, as well as Hunting Rifle and wingshooting.
This is a picture of Il Ling taken on her Mozambique hunting expedition in 2009.