Rob Chapman IV is the founder and creator of Outdoors360. He’s an IGFA world record holder, award-winning marine artist, outdoor columnist, and tournament-winning angler from Bradenton, Florida. Rob has designed and worked with companies throughout the world from fishing industry leaders like the IGFA, Mustad, and PowerPole to BassProShops and Bealls. He is the creator of the Fish Poker, Scubafish, and Rob Chapman IV collection. He’s a near world record holder (missed by less than a centimeter), social media, marketing, and branding junkie, cardio-hating, junk food loving, beard modeling goofball who’s passion is his family and the outdoors.
Rob was a two-sport athlete through High School (highlighted by 6 MVP’s in baseball and basketball), a left-handed pitcher at LCCC/Florida Gateway College, and then earned a scholarship to Jacksonville University. Ultimately injuries and multiple major surgeries put him on the permanent DL and opened the doors to explore his love of marine art, digital media, and the business behind all of it.
Rob has been married to his wife Andrea for more than a decade, and has two daughters, Lilla and Molly. They currently live in Lake City, Florida, where Rob is focused on building Outdoors360 into the premier digital outdoors brand in the world – with a focus on quality, family friendly content, and ultimately making a positive impact by enhancing the outdoor experience for everyone from first-timers and weekend warriors to seasoned veterans and professionals.