As a third generation Sarasota Native, Charlie has a lifelong love for fishing and watersports in and around the greater Sarasota area. After high school, Charlie attended the University Of South Florida where he graduated with a Bachelor in Social Science and then went on to serve in the Marine Corps for 20 plus years as a Helicopter pilot.
Charlie coordinates our Hobie First Cast program where he specializes in kayak fishing with artificial lures in both fresh and saltwater. His kayak of choice is the Hobie Pro Angler 14 due to its impressive stability, comfort, and speed. Hobie first cast is the perfect way for anglers of all ages and skill level to find out exactly what the kayak fishing way of life is all about. Set Up Your Trip Today- Hobie First Cast