Charter Captains on FSTV 2012
Capt. George Gozdz
Capt. George—an elite Penn authorized captain and host of the Reel Time web series on FloridaSportsman.com—has vast knowledge of the game fish of the Indian River Lagoon that comes literally from thousands of hours spent on the waterway he calls home. Legendary in these parts for his ability to “find the fish,” Capt. George Gozdz has caught some of the largest game fish ever fought in these waters. On a daily basis he puts visitors on the “fish of their lives,” and his pleasant personality is sure to put both the beginning fisherman and the most seasoned angler at ease.
Capt. Terry Lacoss
Captain Terry Lacoss is one of the most knowledgeable and at the same time nicest fishing experts you’ll ever find. He’s the total fishing man. He runs Amelia Angler Outfitters, and also is an accomplished outdoor writer, having authored the books Sportsman’s Best: Redfish and the Southern Kingfish Association-produced Kingfish book. Captains Terry & his son Terry David Lacoss are one of the most successful father / son fishing teams in the country, having won national bass, kingfish and redfish events including the ESPN Cocodrie, Redfish Cup, Johns Pass Kingfish and Florida Bass Trails.
Captain Gary Folden, Strike Zone Charters
(727) 585 8544
Captain Gary Folden has been fishing the waters around Clearwater for over three decades. He was the first captain to introduce light tackle inshore fishing to the marina. Gary is co-author of the book ‘Sportsman’s Best: Snapper & Grouper’. The book is in a series of fine books published by Florida Sportsman Magazine. A DVD is also included with the book.
Capt Woody Gore
(813) 477 3814
Woody’s guide service gives anglers the chance to experience some of the most exciting fishing you’ll find anywhere in the state. Woody’s backyard is Tampa Bay, but he’s fine with taking you to where the fish are, anywhere on the Sun Coast.
Capt. Juan Garcia
Beats Land Charters
Juan fishes the oceanside and backcountry of the Florida Keys aboard a 22-foot Ranger bay boat, powered by a 250-hp Yamaha and Minn-Kota iPilot trolling motor. He supplies all kinds of fishing tackle for all kinds of species, from seatrout to giant sharks.
Capt. Pepe Gonzalez
(305) 304 0983
Capt. Pepe Gonzalez, an elite Penn authorized captain, specializes in light tackle fishing out of Key West on his Conch 27 with twin Yamaha 150s. Seemingly always in a good mood—and why not as he’s living the dream in Key West—Capt. Gonzalez is a terrific fishing partner and teacher and a world-class host. You’re going to have fun fishing with Pepe, and you’re going to enjoy some of the best fishing for grouper, snapper, dolphin, kingfish, wahoo and tuna that Florida has to offer.