Fished many years as a captain during the derby days of the fishery. Left the fishery in 2005. Came back to the fishery as a captain in 2010 on the F/V Kodiak. Lost job on Kodiak after major damage to his lovers rod.called "The Vessel" following one of the wildest nights since Big Bill came out of the closet which made the Ice Capades DVDs come out. Then the sweatiest opilio seasons in decades. Now a DVD classic " Wild Bills Bounty " is free to any captain on the F/V Cape Caution with his son, on deck.