Owner of Custom Marine Electronics, Bill started fishing at the age of 5 and owned 2 boats before he ever owned a car. Today, he’s a licensed charter boat captain and professional fishing guide. Bill has fished professional tournaments since 1986 and has several first-place and championship wins. He is married to Janet Platt and has a son named Caleb.
Multiple division championship wins
Multiple tournament wins
Winning a tournament on my birthday, which paid $70K
If I wasn't a professional fisherman, I would be a …
Favorite Boat Snack
Favorite Fishing Memory
My parents taking me fishing at a very young age
All music from rock to rap! “Money for Nothing” is always at the top of the list.
Quote to Live By
Work hard, play hard.
Bill’s Fishing Partner
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