Captain of Garmin saltwater fishing team, Team Tuppens, and co-owner of Tuppen’s Marine in Lake Worth, Florida.
First place SKA National Championship 2016 Open Class, Fort Pierce, Florida
Second place SKA Division 10 2016
Fifth place SKA National Championship 2013 Open Class, Biloxi, Mississipi
Watching my son’s excitement when he is on with a good fish
If I weren’t a professional fisherman, I would be...
Truth be known, my real job is running a boat dealership/marine and tackle store. I tournament fish because I love it!
Pan-seared wahoo with mango sauce
“The Greatest Game Ever Played”
Red Eye Wahoo lure
Favorite Boat Snack
SKA ANGLER Magazine
Favorite Fishing Memory
Watching my son catch and release his first sailfish. Also, fishing trips with my father.
I wanted to be involved in anything that had to do with the ocean.
Playing “Enter Sandman” by Metallica on our FUSION stereo system to start the tournament and pulling in with a nice fish and playing a little “Boombastic” by Shaggy
Quote to Live By
Never give up.
Steve’s Fishing Partner
GPSMAP® 8617 MFD with Panoptix™ sonar
“Our team depends on this thing. The sonar is fantastic, and it is easy to read the screen on those sunny days at sea, which makes a huge difference.“Buy Now