Biography

Capt. Mark Brady

Home: Steinhatchee, Florida

Boat: 22 ft. Blue Wave STL

Motor: 200 Suzuki

Home Waters: Big Bend of Florida down the coast to Homosassa  

Sponsors: Mercury Marine and MotorGuide, Good Times Motel and Marina, Hook'd Up, Okuma High Peformance Reels, P & J Marine, Tournament Wear, Power Pole, Seatow/Horseshoe Beach, Mangrove creek outfitters, Fins Fishing, Sodium Fishing Gear

Favorite Lure: Gold Spoon and Live Target

Targeted Species: Redfish, Trout, Cobia. 


Mark started fishing bass tournaments in South Central Florida in his late teens. He fished primarily freshwater until the the last 18 years when he made the switch to saltwater. Mark not only fishes the IFA, BBRC and Florida Pro e Redfish tournament circuits, he was director for 2 of the 8 Xtreme Redfish divisions in the state of Florida. He gives his time and advice to numerous charity tournaments , such as “Reelin 4 Kids”, the “Gator Quarterback Touchdown Club”, and the Santa Fe High School “Raiders Slam” every year in the BigBend area. When Mark is not fishing tournaments, you can still find him on the water taking his friends and family out.  Mark enjoys the challenge and prefers to catch his redfish on artificial lures. He is an advocate in wildlife conservation and prefers catch and release whenever possible. Mark and his partner Ron were 2014 Ifa West Coast Division Champions and hope to repeat it again!!

 

Captain Bobbi Brady

Home: Bell, Florida 

Boat: 22ft Blue Wave STL

Favorite Baits: Tsunami and Live Target.

 

Bobbi was raised up on the water running shrimp boats with her family since childhood. Born and raised in Crystal River Florida  she moved to Steinhatchee when she was 22  and started  fishing. What started off as just fishing some local tournaments turned into a career. After winning a few trophies and getting the fishing fever she decided to get her Captains license and join the industry. With the help of her husband she is now a Captain and fisherman. She enjoys being able to take people on to the water and show them what the Big Bend of Florida has to offer for fisherman and their families. From great fishing to stunning views its always a wonderful experience. 

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