Tommy Caguiat- Master Rod Builder

Tommy started his career in the fishing industry at the age of 12. He began pinheading on the City of Seal Beach and eventually worked his way up to a deckhand. Tommy worked on various boats growing up including the Enterprise, Challenger, Native Sun and Monte Carlo. In 1993 he began wrapping custom rods and later that year met Marc Higashi on the City of Seal Beach. Tommy starting working at Performance Tackle around 1994, then left for a while to pursue other interests. He eventually came back in 2007 and has been with us ever since.

 Tommy has fished mostly in Marlin Tournaments including:

  • Balboa Anglers Masters Angler Tournament
  • Drambuie
  • Catalina Classic

Favorite place fished

  • Long range on the Qualifier to Hipolito, Mexico

 Best fish caught

  • 130lb Bluefin in 10 minutes on 50lb mono

 Favorite thing to fish

  • Barracuda