Bobby Wheeler was born and raised in Northern Virginia. He was employed for 26 years with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, retiring in 2011. Bobby has always loved fishing and the Chesapeake Bay, and is a member of Ducks Unlimited in the Northern Neck. He enjoys gardening and physical fitness. Bobby is well educated in the knowledge of the bay and its tributaries. He and his wife Colleen live in Lively, VA and are enjoying the waterfront and country living. He has two children and two grandchildren.