This episode premieres October 23 at 7pm on MPB TV.
The crew anchors down off the coast! This episode features Mississippi's Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo in Gulfport, costal chef Rob Stinson and musician Matt Hoggatt.
Every year, over 50,000 people travel to Gulfport's Barksdale Pavilion from all over North America to watch and compete in the Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo. The Rodeo hosts competitions in 30 categories of both saltwater and freshwater fish - contestants have broken records for tuna, shark and flounder at the Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo.
Gautier native Matt Hoggatt is a police officer turned singer-songwriter. Hoggatt traded in his gun for a guitar after winning one of American Songwriter Magazine's songwriting contests in 2012. Now Hoggatt spends his time touring all over the country and playing the music he loves.
Chef Rob Stinson, a classically trained chef in New Orleans, Italy and France, is the Executive Chef and Owner of Gulfport's Lookout Steakhouse, Back Bay Seafood, Salute Italian Restaurant and Kelly's Sports Pub. Stinson also hosts MPB's television program Fit to Eat.