Keith Barker is a native Washingtonian, but grew up
a farm boy in Northeast Ohio where he learned to hunt and fish as a
child. He now lives in Brookeville Maryland with his bride of 44 years
and they have 3 adult children.
Over 50 years ago, he caught his
first bass on a Hula Popper on the Ohio Canal. Heís been hooked on bass
fishing ever since and he is a cat man too.
Ask him about his
secret weapon for Monster Blue Cats in the Potomac River. Captín. Keith
has fished the Tidal Potomac and Marylandís Eastern Shore rivers since
he was in high school.
He has guided for Ken Penrodís Life
Outdoors Unlimited Guide Service since 2003. He is a United States Coast
Guard licensed Captain and a licensed Maryland Freshwater & Tidal Water
Barker specializes in the tidal Potomac and it
tributaries and the Eastern Shore Rivers & knows many of the bass that
reside in these waters on a first name basis.
Captín Keith drives a Ranger Bay 2400 fully
tournament rigged boat. Itís a cross between a flats boat and a bass
boat on steroids. Itís powered by a 225 HP Mercury OptiMax. The boat is
equipped with two 12Ē Touch Screen, Generation 3 HDS Lowrance sonar/GPS
MFDís including 3 D Structure Scan Sonar, Chirp Sonar and Sirius
Satellite Weather. He is a Lowrance, Simrad, B & G, Case Plastics and
Kickín Bass Pro Staffer.
His hobbies are hunting and fishing, especially
goose hunting. He speaks fluent Canada Goose. He is a member of the Hevi
Shot Pro Staff and active in operating a large hunt club in Kent County
Maryland. The club hunts on the upper Eastern Shore and enjoys world
class waterfowl, turkey and deer hunting.
Captín Keith has volunteered as a BSA adult leader
for over 20 years serving as a Scoutmaster & merit badge counselor for
Boy Scout Troop 403 in Bowie, MD. In his career as a Scouter he has
taught over 1,000 Boy Scouts and their parents the joys of fishing. His
favorite camp out was always the Father Son Fishing Camp Out which he
organized annually for the Troop.
In his other life Captín Keith is a Commercial Real
Estate broker and owns his own firm. With 45+ years in the industry he
has considerable expertise in retail, commercial and investment
Captín Keith enjoys the support of a long list of
sponsors including Pure Fishing, Kickín Bass fish attractant, Sternís
Minn Kota and many others.