Name: George Poveromo
Born: May 11. 1958
Hometown: Parkland, Florida
Children: Two daughters
Pets: Dog (actually, it’s my youngest daughter’s)
Favourite movie: Animal House
Favourite TV show: HBO’s Carnivale (which wasn’t renewed!)
Favourite music (CD and/or musician): The Rolling Stones
Favourite motto/quote: “We’ll keep on going until we can’t go no more” – my TV production team will know exactly what I mean!
Did you ever think you were going to be a television host when you were a kid?: Not in my wildest dreams.
Years fishing: 43 years
Years competing: No competitive fishing
Number of wins (all events):
Favourite angler: My 11 year old daughter, Megan! I love watching her fish!
Favourite technique: Offshore trolling
Fishing strength: Offshore and reef fishing
Fishing weakness: Fly fishing. Don’t care for it.
Highest point of career as an angler or TV fishing host: Catching two wahoo over 100 pounds (fish weighing 143-pounds, three-ounces & 113-pounds, two-ounces); a 202-pound Big Eye tuna; nine blue marlin on one trip to Brazil, and releasing an estimated 900-pound blue marlin off Costa Rica.
Boat: Mako 284 center console, 2008 model
Motor: Twin Mercury Verado 300 horsepower outboards
Truck: Yukon XL
Sponsors: Mako, Mercury, Bass Pro Shops/Offshore Angler; Lowrance, Penn, Sufix, Yo-Zuri, Columbia Sportswear
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