R.T. Trosset

Captain R.T. Trosset

Capt. Robert “RT” Trosset is a light tackle guide based in Key West, Florida. In a career that has spanned more than 40 years, Trosset has fished in six of the world’s seven oceans, both inshore and off. In 1994, he became the first captain to lead clients to 100 International Game Fish Association world records, a feat that was finally recognized by the IGFA with a lifetime achievement award in 2006. He currently has 207 IGFA World records. Trosset runs the 34 Yellowfin, Spindrift rigged with twin 300-hp Suzuki 4-stroke outboards out of Hurricane Hole Marina in Key West. When chasing the big three on the flats, he fishes a 24 Yellowfin with a 300hp Suzuki. In addition, he serves as a consultant for a number of marine and fishing tackle manufacturers, including Suzuki, Fin Nor, Yellowfin Cortland Master Braid and Costa Del Mar. He may be reached at 305-797-5693 or rtspindrift@aol.com.