Mark Primo Miller, P.E.
bullshrk2.jpg - 23.0 K 1972: He began fishing these waters at the age of 12 utilizing a family boat.
1977: He became a YMCA certified SCUBA Diver and has been a very active diver since then.
1979: He began cooperatively to study electrical engineering at Mississippi State University and working with Singing River Electric Power Association in Gautier.
1984: He graduated and began full time employment with SREPA.
1985: He purchased his first boat, a 16' Mitchell which he immediately outfitted with a LORAN and Chart Recorder. He also discovered the Mississippi Gulf Fishing Banks (MGFB) and became an active member.
1987: He purchased his second boat, a 24' Aquasport.
1989: He began his contract dive and spotter boat work for MGFB that would last 5 more years. He has been instrumental in placing and studying all the public reefs off Mississippi. He also headed up MGFB's red snapper tagging program.
1991: He quit his full time employment as an engineer with Singing River Electric Power Association, got his US Coast Guard license, and began full time charter fishing as well as doing computer and electrical work. He ran his own 24' Aquasport as well as the "Mistral II", a 36' Delta, and the "Smooth Operator", a 36' Glenn Young Boat.
1994: He moved the computer work to a store front in Pascagoula.
1996: He renewed his US Coast Guard License and purchased his new Proline 240 with a Mercury 225 EFI Offshore engine.
1997: Won the contract to resume doing spotter and diving work for MGFB
2000: The Boat was re-powered with a Mercury 225 Optimax Engine.
2001: Captain's License renewed again.
2002: The Boat was re-powered with a Honda 225BFI 4-Stroke.
2005: Hurricane Katrina Strikes
2006: Captain's License renewed again.
2007: The Boat was reluctantly re-powered again with a Honda 225BFI 4-Stroke. See Honda Grief
2011: Captain's License renewed again.
2014: Boat repowered with a Yamaha 300 4-Stroke. Best Engine on the boat yet!