Capt. Jerry Dilsaver grew up in Southport, NC fishing, hunting, surfing and living the life of a waterman. He has worked as a hunting and fishing guide, a commercial fisherman, a professional tournament angler and an outdoor journalist and now resides in Oak Island, NC. He is a member of the Mercury Outboards Pro Team and the Hobie Kayaks Fishing Team, plus works with many tackle and accessory manufacturers. He currently serves on the North Carolina Saltwater Tournament Advisory Board for the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission.