Sep 19, 2018
Capt. Bouncer Smith is a South Florida Legendary Captain who has worked from 5 am to midnight almost every day since he was a kid. His work ethic is impressive but so is his resume. With many world records and tournament wins on his resume he is also the recipient of the IGFA “Legendary Captains and Crews” award. His list of accomplishments can be seem here, but other highlights include Billfish Foundation - John Rybovich Lifetime Achievement Award – 2015, and the Henry H. Hyman award for commendable public service in recognizing, preserving and developing the economic importance of sportfishing opportunities in South Florida. Conservation and preservation are important to Bouncer and he has won many tagging and conservation awards.
The legend of Bouncer Smith emanates from South Florida but travels the entire world. To top any of his fishing achievements is his personality. A master story teller, Bouncer is captivating and interesting. It is no wonder why he has maintained a clientele who love and revere him.
Tom Rowland sat down with Bouncer at his condo in Miami and had an incredible conversation. I hope you enjoy this podcast with a true legend.