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Meet The Pros

Bill Platt Owner of Custom Marine Electronics, Bill started fishing at the age of 5 and owned 2 boats before he ever owned a car. Today he’s a licensed charter boat Captain and professional fishing guide. Bill has fished professional tournaments since 1986 and has several first place and championship wins. “Having the right equipment […]

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New Video

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Papotanic Wins Sertoma with a 49.76!

Sarasota, Florida—The Houston, Texas team of Jose Reyes, Bill Platt, Ernie Pyle Jr., Gill Strelec, Jr., and Ozzie Fischer fished 100 miles southwest of Sarasota and at ten o’clock pulled a 49.76 over the gunwale. “We were fishing a spot in 160 feet of water trolling runners, but were being harassed by a hungry shark, […]


Texas Center Console Shootout

Team Papotanic Wins Inaugural Texas Center Console Shootout! It turned out to be a very close finish but our Team Papotanic came away with the win at the inaugural Texas Center Console Shootout presented by Pelagic. The tournament took place from July 25-27 in Surfside Beach, Texas, and was only open to center console teams. […]


Fishing News

Coolcatch—Angler lands rare fireback grouper Galveston Capt. Bill Platt has caught a lot of fish in his years of fishing. But this summer, he pulled in something even he had never seen before.     “We were fishing in about 300 feet of water, out of Galveston about 100 miles,” he said. “We were bottom-fishing, […]