Featured Speakers

Seminar Speaker's Bios


Capt. Sergio Atanes

Captain Sergio Atanes has been a fishing guide for more than 20 years. He is a light tackle expert for snook, redfish, tarpon and cobia in the Tampa Bay area, and winner of more than 15 tournaments within the last 10 years. Sergio is a member of the Florida Guides Association, Florida Outdoor Writers Association, Florida Conservation Association and International Game Fish Association. He is a guest lecturer at fishing clubs, civic groups and boat shows.


Capt. Frank Bourgeois

At 55 years young Captain Frank Bourgeois is a lifelong angler and second-generation charter captain living in Hernando County, FL. Captain Frank’s knowledge of local species in unequaled. Whether it's trolling offshore, sight fishing inshore, or fishing the freshwater lakes, rivers and tidal waters for large trophy bass, he's rigged for the really big ones.


Capt. Dave Pomerleau

Captain Dave Pomerleau, aka The “Mad Snooker”, has been chasing snook for over 25 years, and has excelled as a full time guide for the last 11 years. He specializes in night snook fishing and guarantees you will catch snook on every trip. In the last 25 years, Captain Pomerleau has caught well over 70,000 snook, including one larger than the current recognized state record.


Capt. Dave Walker

Born and raised in South Tampa, Captain Dave Walker has fished the Tampa waters for over 30 years. Dave is a light tackle expert and has been a professional guide for the last six years. He specializes in live bait snook fishing on the flats and has been a featured speaker at the Tampa Boat Show for 4 years.


Capt. Steven Soults

Captain Steven Soults owns and operates Angling Adventures Charter Fishing Service in Hernando County, Florida and is a FULL TIME United States Coast Guard licensed, and insured guide.  He is an IGFA (International Game and Fish Administration) Certified Captain who has spent much of his life on the water in pursuit of the game fish that roam Florida's Nature Coast.  Entering his 11th year as a FULL TIME ON THE WATER CAPTAIN he has developed a wealth of knowledge and experience on the water that he would love to share with the accomplished angler as well as the novice.  Captain Steven Soults prides himself on being a "hands-on" guide by providing his clients with excllent service.  you can rely on his knowledge and skill to provide you with the fishing experience of  alifetime with expertise and enthusiasm!