Known on the dock as “Bark,” Capt. Thomas Barkley Garnsey is best known for his adventures with IGFA Trustee and world-renowned angler Stewart Campbell. Together, Garnsey and Campbell rewrote the billfish record books on major expeditions to tropical backwaters spanning the globe. The pair have teamed up to land records including an 820-pound blue marlin on 16-pound line and an 872-pounder on 30-pound line.
Garnsey's atlas of fishing spots includes the East coast from Florida to Newfoundland; all of the Bahamas; Turks and Caicos; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands; Windward Islands; West Africa; Indonesia; Venezuela; Mexico; Panama; Brazil; Thailand; New Guinea; the Canary Islands; and Madeira.