Tuesday, January 26, 2016


Rick Hale

Rick was born and raised in Jacksonville Beach and has fished and surfed the waters from the the 1950's  Ricks Dad was a major influence in his fishing career taking him up and down the coast of NE Florida fishing with cast nets as well as Rod n Reels. 
 As he got older Rick and his dad fished the Intracoastal . This became ricks fishing backyard.
Rick Graduated from Tennessee Tech, The only 4 years that he has not lived at the beach. Rick also served 8 years on the Jacksonville Beach City Council and was Mayor Pro Tem 4 of those 8 years.
In the fishing circles rick has owned Ricks Bait n Tackle for over 20 yrs. Served as President and Tournament Chairman for The Florida Pier Anglers Association, as well as Tournament Director and Creator of the Luce North Florida Kayak Challenge raising funds for Heroes On The Water Foundation.

Joe Dionne

Joe has lived in Northeast Florida for over 60 years
and throughout that time he has enjoyed playing Golf, Surfing, and Fishing the many piers, Beaches, lakes and Rivers in North Florida.
His fishing of choice is Kingfishing off the Piers and Surf n Kayak Fishing.
 He co-founded the FPAA (Florida Pier Anglers Association Inc.) 
  Joe has also created several websites that he owns including

Joe met up with Rick Hale  just shortly after the new Jax Beach Pier was opened and it's been a hell of a journey ever since and have enjoyed every minute of it.
  Well, maybe not every minute but most of em' anyway.


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Lynneia Holladay Kollmorgan
Native Pro-Staff 
Tournament Angler

Keith Secor
Keith The Reel Guy
Professional Rod n Reel Repair

Ryan Conner
T Allen Rod Pro-Staff
Down South Lures Pro-Staff
Tournament Angler
Spencer Brogden
Expert Pier n Surf Fishing Angler

Capt. Scott Cornelius
Charter Captain
Owner of Good Life Charters in Ormond Beach