THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS
Meet our Pro Staff. They’re some of the best fishermen and guides in the industry. They know their fish, they know the waters they sail and they know a good product when they see one. Each of our Pro Staff members has tried and tested AquaTraction on their rigs, and they immediately saw the comfort, safety and aesthetic benefit to the industry-leading marine flooring material. If you’re planning a fishing trip and are looking for an excellent guide, give our guys a call. They’ll help you plan the trip of a lifetime.
CAPTAIN MIKE ANDERSON
Capt. Michael Anderson has been fishing and competing in tournaments on Tampa Bay and Florida waters for over 20 years. Born and raised in central Wisconsin Capt. Mike joined the U.S. Air Force in 1986 and served almost 7 years before getting out and settling in the Tampa Bay area. He has been guiding on the west coast of Florida for over 16 years and specializes in back country fishing for Tarpon, Snook, Redfish and Trout. He is the Host of Reel Animals Saturday on AM970 WFLA radio in Tampa from 6 to 8 a.m. every Saturday morning and the Co-Host of the TA Mahoney Co. Reel Animals Radio show on AM620 WDAE in Tampa on Sunday mornings from 7 to 9 a.m. Capt. Mike has been doing fishing talk radio for over 15 years.
Captain Mike is also the Host of the Reel Animals TV which airs in 105 million households nationally and in Canada on Tuff TV, World Fishing Network, Fox Sun Sports and Youtoo America along with several broadcast markets including Channel 32 WMOR-TV in Tampa. Capt. Mike also hosts a monthly “Fishing Conversation” at Gator Ford in Tampa which occurs the second Tuesday of every month.
Captain Mike is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys sharing his fishing experience and techniques with the public and spending time on the water with his wife Beth and daughters Rachel, Georgia and grandson Ryder.
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CAPTAIN KEN TRAIL
Captain Ken Trail grew up fishing and hunting the woods and waters of Southwest VA. Ken is a licensed Coast Guard Captain and takes his craft and the safety of his clients seriously! Whether it’s pursuing musky or trophy small mouth, Ken is on the water year around. Ken owns and operates Rock On Charters LLC. and fishes the New and James River. Ken has been in numerous magazines and a couple books for his river musky and small mouth expertise. His can-do attitude and relentless approach make him a successful guide. Musky fishing in SW Virginia is almost year around, unlike other parts of the country, and Ken has perfected techniques for every season. Rock On Charters was just voted among the best fishing guides in the state, by VA Living magazine. The scenery of SW Virginia is breathtaking and seeing it from Ken’s spacious G3 boat is a real treat. Come fish the best musky waters in the South with Captain Ken and Rock On Charters! Ken can be reached here- 844-FISHNVA or visit his website at www.rockoncharters.net.
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CAPTAIN DEAN PANOS
Capt. Dean Panos is the owner and operator of Double D Charters in South Florida. He is dedicated to providing you with a sport fishing experience of a lifetime. He has been fishing the South Florida waters for over 30 years and is also a proven tournament winner. He has been named Top Sailfish Release Captain for Atlantic Sailfish multiple years by The Billfish Foundation. He has also been a pioneer in both the evening and daytime sword fishing in South Florida. With a degree in Marine Biology Capt. Dean understands the marine environment and the delicate balances that are found within it. His goal is to provide the best fishing trip to his clients and show respect to our great resource.
954-805-8231 | [email protected] | South Florida
CAPTAIN KIRK KIRKLAND
214-490-0284 | [email protected] | Texas
CAPTAIN JASON QUINTANO
586-350-0934 | [email protected] | Southeast Michigan
CAPTAIN STEVE NAGY
Specializing in live bait and light tackle fishing, Captain Steve Nagy has been fishing the west coast of Florida since 1989. Growing up in Massachusetts Captain Steve fished the Merrimack River and Plum Island regions before migrating south to Bonita Springs. Captain Steve has fished the inshore Grass Flats and Mangrove Islands of the Bonita Springs and Estero Bay areas of Southwest Florida for Snook, Redfish, Trout and Shark for over 13 years. Captain Steve also targets other species of fish such as Tarpon, Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, King Mackerel, Tripletail and many others based on season. The Southwest Florida area is a great place to fish with so many different species to target at different times of the year. Captain Steve also fishes and schedules charters in Pine Island, Naples, Marco Island, 10,000 Islands, and The Florida Keys. He welcomes all anglers on the boat from beginner to professional and works diligently to make each trip the best possible for all anglers on board. Captain Steve is a licensed and insured USCG captain. He is also a member of the Coastal Conservation Association, National Association of Charter Boat Operators and the Florida Guides Association.