Capt. Michael Anderson has been fishing and competing in tournaments on Tampa Bay and Florida waters for over 20 years.
Born and raised in central Wisconsin, Capt. Mike joined the U.S. Air Force in 1986 and served almost 7 years before getting out and settling in the Tampa Bay area.
He has been guiding on the west coast of Florida for over 12 years and specializes in back country fishing for tarpon, snook, redfish and trout.
He is the Host of Reel Animals Saturday on AM970 WFLA radio in Tampa from 6 to 8 a.m. every Saturday morning and the Co-Host of the TA Mahoney Co. Reel Animals Radio show on AM620 WDAE in Tampa on Sunday mornings from 7 to 9 a.m. Capt. Mike has been doing fish radio for over 12 years.
Captain Mike is also the Host of the Reel Animals fishing TV show which airs in 105 million households nationally and in Canada on Tuff TV, World Fishing Network, My Family TV and Fox Sports Sun, YouToo America along with several Media General broadcast markets including WFLA-TV in Tampa. Capt. Mike also hosts a monthly “Fishing Conversation” at Gator Ford in Tampa which occurs the second Tuesday of every month.
Captain Mike is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys sharing his fishing experience and techniques with the public and spending time on the water with his wife Beth and daughters Rachel, Georgia and grandson Ryder.