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Captain Parker O’Bannon

Persistent and adventurous is a perfect description for Captain Parker O’Bannon.

Parker is a 6th generation Floridian born and raised in Boca Grande, Florida. He follows in the footsteps of 100 years of notable O’Bannon guides spanning a history of 4 generations, who have hunted and fished all over the world. His passion for the fish and game he pursues and the environments of which they live clearly resonates through his work as an outdoor guide.

Parker has been fishing for tarpon in Boca Grande beginning in his early childhood, catching his first on fly at the age of 12.

As a graduate of the University of Florida, he has an unyielding respect for the outdoors. Whether in the woods, along the Gulf Coast, Lake Okeechobee or the mountains and rivers of Montana and Alaska, Parker relishes the challenges and rewards of guiding clients on their trip of a lifetime.

Known for his charismatic sense of humor, patience and tenacious commitment to his customers, Parker makes any excursion and unforgettable experience.