Dave ( GatorDave) Harper paddled his first kayak over 30 years ago fishing for Bass in the Chicago area. He has been fishing ever since and since moving to S.W. Florida in 1993 he has honed his skills chasing the bountiful saltwater species available there. He has spent many hours teaching visitors to the area to learn how to find and fish for local species with success. Dave also is very active with fishing Florida’s tournaments as well as the co founder of No motor anglers club fishing club and forum.