Captain John Tyre
John Tyre USCG Licensed 100 ton Master , like Capt. Larry grew up on the stern of a shrimp boat as a lad every summer and weekends you could find him aboard his fathers shrimp boat, the late Benny Tyre a well known commercial fisherman. John learned from his dad the in's and out's of commercial fishing. John is always busy, twenty four hour shift at the Brunswick Fire Department, Jump on Lady Jane do a trip as mate , then off to go shrimping on the Bug Hunter and if that wasn't enough he just bought a shrimp boat so he and a friend can shrimp. When does he sleep ? I have never seen him sleep, he must be nocturnal !
Captain Paul Christian Marine Biologist
Captain Paul Christian received his Master’s Coast Guard License in 1989 with upgrades in 2009 adding an Assistance Towing Endorsement. Captain Paul retired from the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service having served as Research Vessel Captain aboard various vessels conducting marine fisheries, trawl engineering, and water quality research from 1979 to 2009. Captain Paul received a BS in Marine Biology from Northeastern University in 1978. He presently serves as Secretary and Treasurer of the Georgia Marine Business Association. Captain Paul is also an avid fisherman and conducts charter fishing trips in both inshore and offshore Georgia waters. He resides with his wife on St. Simon Island.
Mate Phillip Flournoy Marine Biologist
Phil Flournoy just retired from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources after twenty years " he is under Re-construction" due to many years of the "DNR Way" But he is recovering well and is excellent in his presentations with in depth explanations of all the sea creatures.
Mate Mike Hammock
No thats not really Mikes pic. but he has been there and done that.