Billy Gerlach

Billy Gerlach


LOCATION: Palm Beach, FL


Craziest fish story?

The day we caught 35 white marlin in a day. It was marlins all day long. It was incredible. We had 58 bites.

Who got you into fishing?

My dad. Just as a kid fishing with him. Hes the one who took me out and showed me the ropes offshore. I outgrew his want and need to go which led me to what I do now.

Where do you wish you were right now?

Exploring Ascension Island.

Dream job if you weren't fishing?

Probably a hunting outfitter. Or anything with guns.

Least favorite part of your job?

Being away from my wife and kids.

What makes a good fisherman?

A good fisherman someone that is always willing to learn and adapt to new situations and techniques. Someone that doesn’t think they know it all.

Something nobody knows about you?

I am a big softy when it comes to my daughters.