Who are the Academic Anglers

America's Premier Fishing Team

The Academic Anglers are a group of college educated African American professional tournament fishermen who have dedicated their lives to competing at the highest level and providing an avenue for our youth to enter the profession.

The Academic Anglers also provide the support and leadership of the Children's Fishing Clinics. These clinics have been conducted on Florida, Michigan and Virginia.

   Jeff Brown, Winter Springs, FL

John Baker, Homosassa, FL

 Thomas Gleason, Melbourne, FL

 Carter Tillage Rochester Hills, MI

 William Mobley Southfield, MI



 Charlie Roberts Melbourne, FL

Rob Jones, Redford, MI

LaRoy Taylor, Melbourne, FL

 Stan Harrison New Smyrna Beach, FL