Redbone Charters with Capt. Gary Ellis

Islamorada Flats Fishing | Charter Fishing | Backcountry Charters

Experience
1958-61 Public Information Office, U.S. Army
Writer, Assoc. Editor 8th Division Newspaper, Bauniholter, Germany
1961-63 "Today Show" local new - NBC Affiliate, KTTV,
Channel 4, Sioux City, Iowa
1963-80 Freelance Actor/Model TV/Radio/Print
Shirley Hamilton Agency, Chicago
Playboy Agency, Chicago
A Plus Agency, Chicago
Charles Tranum Agency, New York
Marion Poland Central Casting Agency, Miami
1970 Current Licensed Coast Guide Captain
Offshore and Backcountry Guide

30-YEAR HISTORY OF FOUNDING / ORGANIZING / DIRECTING FISHING TOURNAMENTS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS
1969-71 Director of Islamorada Fishing Tournament
No longer exist. Similar format to the Key West and Miami MET Fishing
tournaments.
1972-96 Founder and Co-Director of Spin-Out evolved into what is now the Islamorada Swamp Guide Ball
1988 - Current Founder and Director of the Islamorada Redfish/ Bonefish All-Release Celebrity Tournament (The Red Bone),Islamorada, FL.
1990 - Current Founder and Director of the Southernmost Light-Tackle Anglers Masters all-Release Celebrity Tournament, (S.L.A.M.) Key West, FL.
1991 - Current Founder and Director of the Biscayne Bay All-Release Celebrity Tournament (The Baybone), North Key Largo, Fl
1995 - Current George Bush Cheeca Lodge Presidential Bonefish Tournament, Board Member

APPEARANCES

Television
1991 Featured on "Jimmy Houston Outdoors", ESPN
1992 Featured on TNN's "Celebrity Outdoors".
1994 Featured on "Tom Miranda's Outdoor Adventures", ESPN
Radio Shows
1992-1997 "Flats and Backcountry Fishing Report", WFKZ/Sun 103 (Daily 10 min. Live Fishing Forecast)
1994 - Current "Redbone Weekend Magazine"Host, WCTH/100.3 Weekly 1 hr. Live Talk Show)
1998 - Current "Flats and Backcountry Fishing Report." WCTH-100.3 (Daily 10 min. Live Fishing Forecast)

Seminars/Guest Speaker
2000, 2001 - Guest Speaker "Ladies Let's Go Fishing"
1995-97 - Mariner Outboards Sport Fishing Seminars, Miami Boat Show
- Miami Rod and Reel Club
- Lighthouse Pointe Fishing Club
- Great Sports Denver International Sportsmen's Expo
- Ed Rice's International Sportsmen's Exposition
'98 Sacramento
'96,'97,'98 Denver
'97,'98 San Mateo(1 hr lectures - 4 per show)
  Islamorada Fishing Club
Ocean Reef Fishing Club
Matecumbe Anglers Club

PUBLISHED
1988 - Current Publisher of the Quarterly Redbone Journal
(cir. 20,000).

- Freelance Outdoor Writer - Fly Fishing In Saltwater

- Member Florida Outdoor Writers Association

- Senior Editor - Redbone Journal

AWARDS
2014 Recipient of the I.G.F.A. Tommy Gifford Legendary

PO Box 273
Islamorada, FL 33036

(305) 664-2002 or
(305) 664-7882
(305) 664-9036 fax

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