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- Capt. Bill Miller is a complete angler. A world-record holder, he has fished North and South America extensively and has caught most every gamefish species in the Western Hemisphere.
But more important to his completeness is his equal success on and off the water. Regarded as one of the world’s top anglers, Capt. Bill has also proven himself an effective professional communicator through electronic and print media, athorough instructor of angling technique, a tireless promoterof special events and sponsor products and a dedicated community-minded citizen with a genuine fondness for youth and charity benevolent programs.
A Tampa native and charter captain, Capt. Bill has immersed himself in local and state history. Mentored by such angling legends as Capt. Bobby Buswell and Capt. Gene Turner, Bill intimately knows the true face of fishing and can discuss topics ranging from competition to conservation with endearing ease.
Clearly, Capt. Bill Miller is an individual with fishing in his blood. Permeating every aspect of his being, it simultaneously fulfills and motivates him. Those who meet him quickly realize his passion makes him complete.
Host of “Hooked On Fishing” – Brighthouse Networks, for 16 years (through 2011)
Charitable Organization – Past President & Tournament Chairman, current Board of Directors for Mercury Grand Slam Celebrity Fishing Tournament benefiting Pediatric Cancer Foundation
Seminar Host/Lecturer – Various Major Market Outdoors Shows
Tournament Committee Member – Tampa Tarpon Tournament
National Advertising – Ocean Waves Sunglasses, Spro Lures, Team Berley Chum, Berkley, MirrOlure
Print Media (subject and author) – Articles in several national and local magazines and newspapers
HONORS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Grand Master Angler – Photographed and released 30 eligible species caught on Ande line IGFA World Record blackfin tuna (fly)
Fly Casting Instructor – Certifications from the Sage Fly Fishing School and the Fly Fishing Federation
Competitive Fishing – Numerous first place finishes, domestic & international
Guiding Celebrity Fishing Trips – Professional athletes & coaches, astronauts, military heroes, and world-renowned anglers.
- Tampa, Fl.
- Fishing Show Host