About Captain Woody Gore

Capt. Woody puts another one back

Voted Top Tampa Bay Captain by ReelReports.com 2016!

Born and raised in Tampa, Capt. Woody developed a passion for fishing as a child and years later, he is still expanding his fishing knowledge base and skill levels. Vast worldwide fishing experience he does everything possible to create an unforgettable and world class fishing adventure.

As an experienced professional, Woody is always willing to teach guest how to improve their angling skills. Whether educating children or beginners his approach is always patient and courteous. However, when guiding seasoned anglers, he understands catching is paramount and does everything possible to locate feeding fish. Over the years, thousands of local and vacationing anglers agree his fishing charters are satisfying, educational and always a memorable experience.

A military veteran, college graduate and business executive in the construction equipment industry for over twenty years Woody learned early on how to market and manage a successful business. When asked what one thing contributes most to his business success, he responds, it is very simple, “Customer Service”.

Several years ago, he added writing to his list of enjoyable activities. He now contributes monthly fishing reports and articles for various magazines, newspapers and periodicals.

He is a member of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association (FOWA) and Southeastern Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA), National Association of Charter Boat Operators (NACO), Chairman Hillsborough County Marine Law Enforcement Advisory Committee and Florida Guides Association