William H Wilkerson AKA (Capt Bill)
Bill has been in the sportfishing business for 36+ years starting in Santa Monica, California as a deckhand on a half-day boat during the summers. At the age of 16, William moved to San Diego where he became a deadhead on the sport boat San Diego with Bob Williams, Tom Ebner, and Roy Rose, before joining the crew of Mascot 6 out of H&M Landing where he worked for two years. He then joined the owner-operator, Ray Sobieck, onboard the Producer, where for the next 14 seasons he honed his skills as deck boss. During that 14-year span with the Producer, William became one of three African American Captains in San Diego. He ran as a second operator for four years, learning all facets of the business from how to run a successful sportfishing operation to providing the best customer service possible. don’t take his word for it come and see for yourself!