Soc Clay Enterprises, Inc.
P O Box 515, 350 Fern Hollow(The Fern Hollow address is the delivery address)
South Shore, KY 41175
A glance box of the work of a legendary photojournalist
VETERAN OUTDOOR PHOTOJOURNALIST
With nearly 40 years of writing and still photography experiences under his belt,
Soc Clay is considered by many of his peers to be an icon in the outdoor communication industry.
As a full-time freelance outdoor photojournalist , Soc Clay's byline and photo credits have appeared
in every major publication in North America that covers outdoor recreation. Over the years he has served
as a masthead editor for a variety of publications, including Outdoor Life, Fins&Feathers, Bassin, Ohio Fisherman,
Fishing Facts, Action Bass, Ohio Sportsman and others.
Besides his freelance efforts for major titles in the U.S. and Canada, Soc Clay is currently the Fishing
Field Editor and South Regional Editor for the 1.2 million circulated Heartland USA Magazine and Fishing South
columnist for Cabela's Outfitter Journal Magazine.
MASTER OF STILL PHOTOGRAPHY
Soc Clay is considered a master of outdoor photography. His images appear in publications around the
globe. He is recognized as one of the most talented freshwater fishing photographers in the world.
AWARD WINNING PHOTOJOURNALIST
Soc Clay has received dozens of prestigious national, regional and local awards for his work in
outdoor photojournalism. Among his most treasured are the Lifetime Achievement Award and the heralded
Tom Rollins Award presented by the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association. In 1983, Soc was named Kentucky
Poet Laureate by the Kentucky General Assembly and Governor Martha Layne Collins; he is the first outdoor communicator
to ever receive such distinction.
In 2003, Soc was inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a Legendary Communicator.
He is the first photojournalist in history to receive this highly prestigious honor. In October 2003,
Soc was inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame as a Legendary Photojournalist along with B.A.S.S founder,
Ray Scott and Bass Pro Shops founder, Johnny Morris.