Capt. Ryan Farner
Whether it’s inshore or offshore, Capt. Ryan’s got the expertise to back up his success. A native of Florida’s Tampa Bay area, he’s fished all over the world for everything from bluefish to blue marlin. He specializes in setting up boats for tournament fishing as well as for bluewater trolling and bottom fishing but his versatility means he can fish a wide variety of fishing styles including inshore and nearshore fishing for tarpon, snook, redfish and more.
Owner of Kingfish Connection, (The only online forum, dedicated to professional
and recreational king mackerel fishing), President of Suncoast Kingfish Classic,
and Owner of Sun Style Design, an online web development company, that
specializes in building fishing related websites and extensive social media
campaigns for anglers and the marine industry.
Active pro team member of the Yamaha Skeeter Saltwater Team and a
professional fisherman for the Under Armour Fishing Team that is looking for a
secure and mutually beneficial sponsorship from an accredited company, seeking
to increase exposure in the saltwater fishing industry; by using my professional
public exposures, sales experiences, tournament successes, as well as my
passion, and knowledge in the saltwater fishing industry to carry out a successful
endorsement and partnership.
Professional SportFishing 2001-2007
Captain on vessels 55’ -90’
Bite This Sportfishing 1998-2014
Professional Fishing Business
Skeeter Saltwater Boats, Yamaha Outboards,Under Armour Fishing, Yo-Zuri, JL Marine Systems- Power Pole, Papa’s Pilar, Shimano,Central Marine Sales and Service, SignZoo Marine Wraps, DogFish Tackle, Smith Optics
Recent Featured Media
Marlin Magazine – Papa’s Pilar feature ad 2015-2016
Addictive Fishing – Blair Wiggins / Captain Ryan Farner Hogs in the Fog airs April 2014
Featured in Yamaha Skeeter Boats 2013,2014,2015,2016 Saltwater product catalog and product videos.
July 2013- Kings of the Deep, Florida Sportsman
BoatUS.com – “King Mack Attack” 2013
November 2011– Brown, David. “Grouper Lite.” Florida Sportsman, Cover and page 33.
July 2010 ESPN Outdoors “When the window opens” David. A., Brown
Live bait specialist , Offshore bottom fishing , Fly fishing,
Professional tournament fishing (varied), Bait rigging,
Gulf coast bottom fishing, Trip planning/ navigation, Inshore flats fishing,
Proficient in artificial lure fishing, Kite fishing
Bill Miller- Host on “Hooked on Fishing”
Jamey Caldwell- Professional BASS Angler
Joe Mercurio- Yamaha/ Skeeter Boats
Remick Smothers – Under Armour Fishing