Captain Ralph Delph

Captain Ralph Delph, made his final cast February 13, 2016 at 3:00am (exactly), in his home in Gallatin Gateway, MT, surrounded by family and dear friends. He was 75 years old.

Fishing enthusiasts will remember Ralph as one of the founding members of the Miami Sportfishing Club, a two time “Master Angler” of the prestigious Miami Metropolitan South Florida Tournament (MET), later guiding more “Master Anglers” than any other captain in MET history.

As a pioneer and innovator of light tackle sport fishing, his wisdom and genius enabled him to guide clients to 293 I.G.F.A. certified world records and henceforth receive the I.G.F.A. Lifetime Achievement Award. His passion for fishing drew him from pole to pole and throughout the western hemisphere. He was best known in the industry for his unbridled passion to be the very best.

Published in the Miami Herald on Feb. 14, 2016