About The Legendary Captain Woody Gore

Capt. Woody puts another one back

Consistently, Voted Top Tampa Bay’s Captain and Charter Fishing Guide Service by ReelReports.com since 2018!

Born and raised in Tampa, Florida Capt. Woody grew up near the Hillsborough River. Allowing him an opportunity to begin a passion for fishing. As a child and years later, he is still expanding his fishing knowledge. Now with worldwide fishing experience, he does everything possible to create an unforgettable and world-class fishing adventure.

As an experienced professional, Capt. Woody is always willing to show the guest how to improve their angling skills. Whether teaching children or beginners his approach is always easygoing and courteous. Over the years, thousands of local and vacationing anglers agree the captain’s fishing charters are satisfying, educational, and outstanding.

As a military veteran from the late ’60s, (Viet Nam Era) a college graduate and business executive in the construction equipment industry for over thirty years, he learned to own and successfully manage businesses. And when asked what one thing contributed most to his business success, he always responds, it is simple, “Customer Service.”

Several years ago, Captain Gore added writing and photojournalism to his list of enjoyable activities. He now contributes fishing, hunting, and outdoor articles for various magazines, newspapers, periodicals, and internet blogs

Capt. Gore is the past Chairman of the Hillsborough County Marine Law Enforcement Advisory Committee and is also a member of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association (FOWA) and Southeastern Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA).