Captain’s Spotlight: Ralph Craddock

I am a 5th generation commercial fisherman and 3rd generation charter boat captain from Manns Harbor, NC. Like most multi-generational fisherman, I started at a young age. I was around 4 when I started fishing with my uncle in the sound and I remember hearing him talk...

Captain’s Spotlight: Troy Outland, Sr.

I am a 3rd generation fisherman and I pound net out of Mann’s Harbor, NC. My son and oldest grandson fish with me now that they have both served their time in the United States Marine Corps. My son also has his own crabbing operation. I can remember hanging out at our...

Captain’s Spotlight: Andrew Czanderna

I was born in Hong Kong, China. My parents, Mark and Sherry Czanderna were Christian missionaries for the Salvation Army. I spent the first 8 years of my life there. We then moved back to the US, first moving to St. Petersburg, Florida then to Atlanta, Georgia and...

Captain’s Spotlight: Dave Warren

Dave Warren fishes primarily out of his homeport of Wanchese, NC., where he had made his home for the past twenty-five years. He developed a passion for fishing as a child fishing with a cane pole with his grandfather. From the cane pole he moved up to a cast net,...

Captain’s Spotlight: Darin Mayo, Jr.

I am a 4th generation commercial fisherman. Commercial fishing runs back in my family on both my mother and my father’s side. I am the captain of F/V Karah D., which is named after my sister and the F/V Capt. D.J., named after me. My parents, Darin and Helena Mayo,...

Captain’s Spotlight: Shannon Dunn

I come from a commercial fishing family. My father began commercial fishing in the 80`s and was my mentor. I would go out with him when I had the chance in the summer time and that was when my love for boats, water and fishing began. I was probably around 7 the first...
 
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