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Philip Ruckart


| Mebane, North Carolina

Address: 3409 Candlebrook Court
Web site:
Phone: 336-324-9405

Pro Staff Member Since: 2007
Fishing Since: 1975
Professional Guide?: 2007

Fishing Type: FLY, FW, SW
Primary Species Fished: Largemouth Bass, Sunfish, Carp, Red Drum

Favorite Fishing Technique: Jigs, Topwater, Twitchbaits
Favorite St. Croix Rod: TBC68MHF Legend Tournament Bass

Professional Highlights: Philip won the 2006 Cape Fear Kayaks Tournament Series. That was in between guiding gigs as he is a Native Watercraft Endorsed Fishing Guide. Working through Get Outdoors in Greensboro, North Carolina, Philip positions clients to catch fish in both fresh and saltwater environments. An incurable kayaker, Philip's greatest joy is in deftly paddling to get in where the fish are. "It is one of the most rewarding outdoor activities I've ever been involved in," he told us. Philip is one of those rare folks who could turn a kayak into a houseboat and live there happily ever after.