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Steve Sprague

Garmin Team Captain, Saltwater Fisherman

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

Nickname

Team Tuppens

Proudest Moment

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!

Favorite Meal

Pan-seared wahoo with mango sauce

Favorite Movie

“The Greatest Game Ever Played”

Favorite Lure

Red Eye Wahoo lure

Favorite Boat Snack

Beef jerky

Favorite Magazine

SKA ANGLER Magazine
Florida Sportsman

Mentor

My father

Favorite Fishing Memory

Watching my son catch and release his first sailfish. Also, fishing trips with my father.

Kid Goals

I wanted to be involved in anything that had to do with the ocean.

Music

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.“
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