Joe Thomas, also known as the Bob Ueker of Bass Fishing, brings a stout resume to "Ultimate Match Fishing."
"Shiner" has always been the dude that brings the party to life. These days, his party usually consists of his 2 (soon to be 3) radical kids and amazing wife.
Al currently resides in five different Fishing Halls of Fame including the prestigious International Game Fish Association (IGFA) and is enshrined in the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as an educator and a legendary angler.
Born in St-John's, Newfoundland, Andrew Carter has been an avid fisherman most of his life. He fell in love with sportfishing off a Laurentian dock for perch north of Montreal when he was 8 years old.
Successful restauranteur Angelo Georgalli takes his bow and arrow and fishing rod to New Zealand's beautiful Wanaka and Queenstown regions in search of his next meal.
Angelo Viola is one of the original pioneers of Canadian adventure television programming.
Averie Rose is a young multi-species angler who simply loves to fish.
Bill Boyce has owned land and traveled the entire Baja peninsula for most of his adult life.
Bill has been fishing for more than 40 years and fly-fishing for more than 30.
A guitar picking old soul and visionary. A passion for people and challenges. The burning need to be "outside and in it."
Bob Izumi is the host of "Bob Izumi's Real Fishing Show" on World Fishing Network.
The Cartwright destination scale is the barometer by which we should all measure our fishing trips.
Brian O'Donnell, the mastermind behind Marine Customs Unlimited in Stuart, FL, got his start in the marine industry by opening up a plastics shop with his father back in the late 80's.
A lifelong Floridian, Capt. C.A. Richardson has also been a technical poling skiff guide along the west coast of Florida for 18 years, but he's been honing his skills as a sight fisherman for more than three decades.
George fishes both inshore and offshore out of his Stuart, FL home, but you can find him most days fishing on the Indian River Lagoon and St. Lucie River on Florida's Treasure Coast.
Captain Don Dingman is a native of Jacksonville, Florida, and was raised living the salt life.
Captain Jimmy Nelson is a Florida native who has dedicated his life to the world of fishing. His passion for the coast coupled with his commitment for the 'thrill of the big catch' has catapulted Jimmy to the forefront of the fishing community.
Captain Nathan Chennaux is a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain, guide, and writer from Panama City, Florida.
Captain Todd was born and raised in Biloxi, Mississippi. He started working on charter boats at the ripe old age of 12. He continued working every summer until the age of 18, and then he joined the US Navy.
Growing up in Tennessee farm country, Carter spent countless hours on the local ponds, and fast became a dangerous quantity with a spinning rig and bait-caster.
Chad Hoover loves to fish. So much so, he has little tolerance for those who don't.
Chad LaChance is a professional fishing guide and author based in Colorado.
At an early age, Charles Bush has had a love for fishing and the great outdoors as well as being involved in his community.
With over 40 years' experience as a professional angler, Charlie Ingram is a fixture in every bass tournament trail in America.
As a professional walleye tournament angler, Chase Parsons has made an impressive imprint on the fishing industry throughout his career.
Coby is great when it comes to spearing fish, but he's a master when it comes to telling a good joke. Coby has been Jon's best friend since childhood, and for as long as he's known him Coby's never been one to hold back in any situation, or say no to a dare.
Cody Roberson (Cibolo, TX) is the Commanding Officer for FORCE on FORCE. He is the founder and president of ArmyBassAnglers.
A veteran of 20 years of service in the military, Colin has been passionate about fly fishing for over twenty years.
Tommo is one of the pioneers of catch and release recreational angling and his passion for the sport of artificial lure is unrivaled.
As the son of a coal miner growing up in Central West Virginia, Curtis would sit in class daydreaming of being outdoors on a stream instead of listening to the drone of his teachers.
Danny Leonard is a charismatic, warm-hearted and personable outdoor professional. He is a former National Bass Tournament Pro, Steelhead Fishing Guide, educator and accomplished outdoor television show host and producer.
"Grand Slam Fishing" presenter Darren (Dazza) Cleave has been a mad-keen angler all his life, coming from a family of fisher-folk who have lived off the bounty of the sea in his native New Zealand for over 700 years.
Dave East, Boating Editor at Florida Sportsman, has been in the boating industry for over 20 years.
Dave simply doesn't fit into your traditional fishing show host mold. He's loud; he's crazy and his passion for the sport of fishing is clearly contagious.
When Chef David Pasternack is not in the kitchen at ESCA – his seafood mecca in New York City – he can almost always be found fishing.
Denis Isbister was born on July 2, 1976 in Fallon, Nevada. At a young age he was introduced to the outdoors by his grandfather.
Don Freschi has been hosting "Sport Fishing" on the Fly for over 20 years.
Doug hosts "In-Fisherman Television", which offers a unique format that takes viewers to three different parts of North America to fish for three different fish species on each show.
Dustin Wilk's only aspiration growing up was to be a professional angler which he achieved at a very young age.
Meet Dylan. The grandson of Legendary West Coast angler Gary Cooper.
Born and raised in South Texas, Eli Martinez has become a formidable entity in the shark diving community, pushing and changing what is known about sharks and the way sharks are seen.
Captain Eric Ciocher is an established professional fishing guide on Florida's Space Coast and has numerous tournament wins in the saltwater arena.
Fish Fishburne is a 25-year veteran of the outdoor industry as a professional bass fisherman & television host.
Jeff Chisholm, Ron James and Leo Stakos are hosts of "Fish TV" on World Fishing Network.
His infatuation with wilderness areas, their waterways and how to fool a fish with just a few feathers is what started WildFly in Africa.
Legendary West Coast angler Gary Cooper has been hosting and producing sport fishing television shows since 1984.
Gary Parsons, of Glidden, WI, is a professional walleye fisherman, specializing in tournament fishing and walleye fishing promotions.
Gary is truly a master of spearfishing. As a kid his dad wouldn't let him get certified until he was able to free-dive to 40 feet, and it's that dedication and raw talent that led him to become the youngest free diving champion at only 18 years old.
George Poveromo is the producer and host of the immensely popular, nationally-televised series - "George Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing."
Gerard Robinson was introduced to fishing by his uncle and father when he was seven years old.
Bryant Gumbel, former host of "CBS Morning Show," best described Hank Parker when introducing him as, "The rod-and-reel answer to Michael Jordan in popularity and talent."
Executive Producer and Host Henry Waszczuk is celebrating his 32nd year on television. He is one of the most well-traveled and most knowledgeable anglers on TV today.
As the frontman of Huey Lewis and the News, singer and songwriter Huey Lewis has 19 top-10 singles to his credit and has sold over 30-million records.
Italo Labignan graduated from Fleming College as a Fish and Wildlife Technician and worked for the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources in the mid-70's.
At 17 Jake became a US Coast Guard approved Charter Captain. As a dedicated angler and promoter, Jake came to work full time at 411 Productions, LLC sharing hosting duties on Fishing 411 TV and also as a project editor/videographer.
James Lindner is in the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame, an avid fisherman and top grade tournament fisherman in his own right.
Jamie Cyphers is the host of "Bass Fever".
Jarrett was your typical little boy, loved fishing and being outdoors. Fast forward a few years and Jarrett catches the Colorado state record for largemouth Bass.
Jason Przekurat “Shuh-Ker-Rit” grew up fishing the Wisconsin River at a very young age.
Hailing from Cambridge, MN, Jeff Riedemann is an outdoorsman at heart.
The Market Man - Originally from Waterloo, Iowa, Jeff Ritter fell in love with the “River Rat” life.
Jeremy Rochester is a professional guide in Southern Africa, he knows the fresh water rivers, estuaries and coastal reserves intimately and continues to explore uncharted territories for the benefit of all fly fishers.
Jeremy has been fishing since he was old enough to hold a rod and reel. He loves to catch anything that swims and tries to take full advantage of the best bite going.
Jim is the host of "Reel Bragging Rights" on Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network.
A San Diego, California native and certified fish and game licensed guide, Jim Sammons is known worldwide as a pioneer of big game kayak fishing.
Jim Saric is a Legendary Angler in the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.
Jimmy Houston is one busy guy, but you can rest assured that he seldom misses the opportunity to be available when called upon to participate in worthwhile causes, especially if it involves children.
Jimmy Kimmel is a comedian, voice actor, actor, screenwriter, producer, musician, television host, radio personality and most notably - the host and creator of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," one of the highest rated late night talk shows in America.
Joe is a great nephew of the late Joe Brooks.
Hosted by Freshwater Fishing Hall Of Fame Angler Joe Bucher well known across North America as one of the premier authorities on big muskies, as well as historically being one of the industry's most versatile all-species anglers.
Joey Nania is the host of "Sweetwater" on World Fishing Network.
John Hoyer has been passionate about fishing since he could hold a fishing pole.
After 15 years of producing outdoor television with 30 national production awards under his belt, Jon has become an icon in the outdoor sports world.
Jonathan "Jonny" Wallerich aka "Ricky Ripsnort" is a vivacious dude just trying to wheelie his way through life; often challenging the social norms of what it means to be an adult.
Born and raised in Southern Ontario, JP grew up fishing the myriad of species that were available in the diverse bodies of water surrounding his home.
Fish the waters of California, Oregon, Washington and the rest of the West alongside everyday, expert anglers through the lens of videographer, Justin Wolff.
Entering season 18 host Karl Kalonka has taken great pride in providing an informative, entertaining and educational series that captivates audiences around the globe.
Kim Stricker is a 27-year veteran of the Bassmaster and FLW Tours. In addition, Kim is an experienced underwater videographer who has spent countless hours beneath the surface of freshwater lakes earning a reputation as an expert on largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass.
Korey Sprengel is a full-time professional walleye fisherman from Beaver Dam, WI.
Mark Davis is the consummate outdoorsman. Having fished and hunted all over the world, Mark lives and breathes the outdoors.
Mark has been fly fishing since he was twelve and grew up fishing the upper Credit River in southern Ontario Canada.
Outdoor writer turned TV host, Mark Romanack is a veteran outdoorsman with over 3000 magazine articles and 11 different books on freshwater fishing to his credit.
Mark Zona is well-known as a passionate and opinionated angler and expert analyst when it comes to tournament bass fishing.
Capt. Michael Anderson has been fishing and competing in tournaments on Tampa Bay and Florida waters for over 20 years.
Host and producer Michael de Avila (Mike D) is a graduate of the renowned Purchase College Film Program where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Film Directing and Cinematography.
Michael is host of "Inside Sportfishing".
Mike is a lifelong river rat. Growing up near Lacrosse, Wisconsin, Mike's life has been spent on the river.
Mike Mitchell is the host of "BC Outdoors Sportfishing".
Miles "Sonar" Burghoff is the host of "Sweetwater" on World Fishing Network.
Misty Wells is proud to be a Florida Native, born and raised in her hometown of Clearwater, Florida.
A square jaw encapsulated in the undergrowth of what would resemble a southern Iowa bramble patch. Hands that mimic the bark on a scaly-bark hickory. One could argue that Willy was carved from the earth.
Ott DeFoe is a professional angler on the "Bassmaster Elite Series" and "Major League Fishing."
Pete Bowman put the "cool" factor in today's outdoor programming.
Peter Miller is an Emmy Nominated television host, producer, spokesperson, philanthropist, professional angler and 3 Time World Sailfish Champion.
Phil's love of fly fishing has taken him across North America pursuing trout, Atlantic and Pacific salmon, char, pike, walleye and numerous other species on the fly.
Randy Bowser, "Yucatan Anglers TV host", is a professional inshore angler living in the Yucatan of Mexico for 17 plus years.
Ray Brazier is a veteran tournament angler with twenty plus years' experience. He gained recognition in the early years as the engineer that could tweak a boat to its fastest speed.
Whether he is on a lake trolling for early season trout, producing his television show or competing in a tournament, it's easy to see that Ray Carignan was born to fish and share his passion for the sport with others.
Having worked on CBC TV drama Heartland and previously a fly fishing TV host on Outdoor Channel, she joined The New Fly Fisher as a host in 2013.
Reid "Red" Baker is a reserved man who has enjoyed sports and outdoor activities since he was a young man.
Rich Tudor is the host of "Saltwater Experience."
Part friend, part foe, Rick is Mike's brother, and the two share a love/hate relationship. Rick introduced Mike to commercial fishing.
Rick Ryals has been fishing Florida for more than 50 years and is one of the most respected anglers in Northeast Florida.
Nominated in 2014, as one of the top "50" fishing captains in the world, Rob has competed and placed as a top three finisher, in more than a 100 tournaments fished around the globe.
Robin Berg began diving at the age of 9 in Southern California, fascinated with the ocean and marine life, he joined the US Navy and served 6 years as a deep sea diver stationed in Guam and Hawaii, where he studied Oceanography at the University of Hawaii, Manoa.
Actor and fisherman, Robson Green, is the host of "Robson Green Grand Slam Fishing," "Robson Green's Extreme Fishing Challenge," "Robson Green's Extreme Fisherman" and "Robson Green's Ultimate Catch" on World Fishing Network.
Ronnie Capps is the most decorated crappie angler in the country.
Ronnie Green is the charismatic host of "A Fishing Story with Ronnie Green".
Scott is a hunter, angler, chef and 'regular guy' outdoorsman who hits the roads less traveled for a glimpse at how his people hunt, fish, gather, trap and snare their catch and, of course, how they cook it.
Scott Martin is an extreme freshwater and saltwater fisherman, world champion angler, television host, YouTube creator and one of fishing's leading influencers.
Scott Stewart is a host of "Reelistic Outdoors" on World Fishing Network.
Scott Walker is co-host of "Into the Blue."
Scottie Martin is the host of "CFN Fish Off" on World Fishing Network.
Hall of Fame angler Steve Pennaz is one of the nation's highest regarded multi-species anglers.
Steve Rodger is co-host of "Into the Blue".
Professional commercial fisherman Tim Adams hosts "Bottom Feeders" on Outdoor Channel. A native of Wabasha MN, Tim grew up near the river, and has made commercial fishing for bottom feeders a career.
From an auspicious start fishing the bass, pike and muskie lakes of Northern Ontario, Milne has spent the past two decades plying his angling passion on the West Coast of British Columbia.
Multiple Peabody and Emmy-winning journalist Tom Brokaw served as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004.
Tom Rowland is co-host of "Saltwater Experience".
A native San Diegan whose Portuguese family settled in the city in 1892, Tommy Gomes, aka Tommy the Fishmonger, hails from a long line of professional tuna fishermen.
Tommy Kemos got his start in the sport at a young age where he developed his passion for fishing growing up on the shores of Pewaukee Lake.
Wade Middleton the host of Bass Pro Shops Fisherman's Handbook has decades of fishing experience both on and off the camera. He's well known for sharing insight on fishing tactics as well as having fun on bodies of water all over the world. You never know where or what Wade will be fishing but you can bet every episode of Bass Pro Shops Fisherman's Handbook will both entertain and educate you.
Wes David is an avid angler that loves fishing for all freshwater and saltwater species.