Nickname
Gibby
Hometown
Sarasota, FL
Favorite paddle
Surge Carbon Kayak Paddle
Favorite fishing spot
Sarasota Bay
Favorite paddling spot
The Everglades
A professional outdoor writer and photographer, Gibson's writing and photographs have appeared in several publications, including Florida Sportsman, Gulf Coast Angler, Fly Fishing in Salt Waters, Saltwater Fly Fishing, The Fisherman, Cabella's Outdoor Magazine, Paddle World Magazine, Blood Knot and Florida Fishing Weekly.
He also served as host of Fishing Paradise on Sarasota's SNN6 and was host of Suncoast Outdoors on a local radio station. In addition, Gibson hosted a two-day seminar series at Robarts Arena in Sarasota , called "Go Fish! Fishing Extravaganza." He is co-tournament director of the Sarasota Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association's Fall Fly Fishing Challenge.
An avid angler, Gibson has won many tournaments including the Fly Fishing Division of the Sarasota Sports Fishing Anglers All-Release Tarpon Tournament, the Fly Fishing Division of the Sarasota Sports Fishing Anglers Spring Classic, Sarasota CCA All-Release Photo Challenge (snook division and spotted seatrout division), Sarasota CCA Fall Fly Fishing Classic (snook division twice and trout division), Fly Fishing Division of the Venice/Englewood CCA No Motor Tournament and he took first place in the Orvis Dealers Fly Fishing School Tournament in Islamorada with a 14-pound bonefish.
Gibson resides in Sarasota with his wife, Kathy, their daughter, Morgan, and their Jack Russell Terrier, Jack.
Specialty
Fishing
Accomplishments/Experience
NuCanoe Pro Staff
TFO Pro Staff
D.O.A. Pro Staff.