Orange Beach AL, United States •
Member since April 2016
My uncle had a charter boat, the blue heron. I grew up helping him work on his boats and eventually to decking for him. He retired and I got into boat building with a custom boat builder "glen young boats" where I worked on and off as he needed me for years. At 19 I was licensed with a 100 ton license and I started running glens custom sportfish the "bill collector". I ran that boat and bought my own charter the next year. At the age of 20 I bought Blue Bayou Charters out of Biloxi. I was very successful adding a vessel to my fleet after a year, the blue bayou 2. I fished with Glen and on my boats till 2005 when hurricane Katrina hit. Katrina sank my boat and killed tourism in Biloxi. I then went into the oilfield where I spent over 230 days at sea in the gulf a year. I also kept a pleasure boat and fished tournaments and for pleasure for the next 11 years. I've now moved to orange beach and am back in the charter business, short of a natural disaster this is where I will retire.
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