July 30, 2014
 
 
 
 

 

Rimmer Covington

I can’t remember a time in my life when I wasn’t involved in recreational fishing in some way. Born and raised on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in Pass Christian, at a very early age, I was introduced to what would become my life’s passion.

From the age of three on, I was on the water with my dad every chance we got. In those days, we’d wade-fish the beaches and chase trout in the bays. Sometimes we’d run crab traps and throw a cast net for shrimp. When I wasn’t fishing, I was becoming somewhat of a fixture at the local bait and tackle shops, where I talked to locals to learn everything I possibly could.

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Kevin Beach

I love coming to work every day, to my “corner office” on the sea, because no two days are the same. Dozens of factors affect what fish do, and it’s a challenge to figure out where they’ll be, what they want to eat, and what presentation they prefer.

What makes me even more passionate about my work? Watching clients experience “firsts.” Their first tuna catch, their first time seeing blue water, their first flying fish chase, their first encounters with whales and porpoises…I feed off their energy and excitement every day.

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Billy Wells

Fishing. It’s what I know, who I am – I’ve never made a steady penny any other way. This is what I believe I’m here on this earth to do. The calm seas and beautiful sunsets on summer afternoons, the screaming drag of the first run of a large fish, the camaraderie of a celebratory cold one after a successful day of fishing – can life get any better?

Born and raised in New Orleans, I’ve been fishing since I was big enough to hold a pole, and I began working for hire when I was seventeen. Ten years ago, I became a captain, and I’ve never looked back.

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