The NATIVE team consists of a wide range of talented individuals who embody our mantra of Roam Free to their core. Like us, they believe there are no limits to who you can be and no end to learning about the world around you.

Mike Goodwine is a good example of this, he’s a hardworking ambassador who puts our shades to the test every day on the water. We’re proud to support him and his mission to push boundaries both on and off the water. Get to know Mike a little better below!

Hometown/Current Location:

Plant City, Florida

What are some of your favorite places?

St Pete Beach

What’s your favorite jam?

“Get Free” by Major Lazer

I eat a lot of…

Ribeye Steaks

If you could go anywhere in the world right now, where would you go?

Costa Rica

Fun fact about you?

I’m Tampa Bay’s only black captain.


Gillz, Powerpole, Mustad, Native Eyewear, Frogg Toggs, OluKai, Skeeter Boats, Bull bay rods, Florida Fishing Products, Sunsect, Castaway Customs, Team Fishline, Boat & Motor Superstore, Lithium Power Batteries (LPB)

Follow along with Captain Mike’s fishing adventures on INSTAGRAM. (@blackneck_adventures)