Born and raised in Sarasota, Florida, Capt. Billy Clyde Alstrom has had a passion for fishing since childhood. At the young age of 10 he owned his first boat on Longboat Key, allowing him to become intimately familiar with the coastal waters of Sarasota Bay, Anna Maria, Manatee River and Tampa Bay. While in High School, Capt. Billy Clyde earned his Coast Guard Mariner credentials and he has traveled abroad to the Bahamas, Guatemala, Belize, Costa Rica and Mexico to fish. For the past three years, Capt. Billy Clyde has been a co-host of one of the country’s top saltwater TV series, Fishing the Flats, alongside Master Angler Henry Waszczuk. He is also active in many local fishing tournaments, repeatedly placing in the top three and catching trophy 40 inch snook and redfish.
With his many years of successful fishing experience, Capt. Billy Clyde is well known for his vast knowledge, enthusiastic professionalism, and unparalleled skill. His passion on the water is unmatched and whether it is your first trip, or one of many, his knowledge and expertise will ensure you have the trip of a lifetime!
Live bait is Captain Billy’s specialty
Licensed, insured, professional and courteous
Licensed United States Coast Guard Captain
Certified in CPR and first aid
Longboat Key, Florida
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