Recently retired from the Marine Corps, Salt Life Charter Captain Brad Smith runs Gunny B. Outdoors in Eastern Carolina. Brad’s outfit is in its fourth year of operation and offers inshore, nearshore, and offshore fishing, as well as bow fishing, flounder gigging, and duck hunting.
Captain Skipper Gentry has been with Team Salt Life for almost a decade. A native of Morehead City, North Carolina, he’s been on boats his whole life—a dream that started on a six-foot plastic boat has turned into captaining a small fleet of 58-footers docked across the East Coast, the Bahamas, and Costa Rica.
Camping at the Country’s Second Largest Artificial Reservoir with Emmanuel Williams
You can usually find Salt Life Team Member Emmanuel Williams zipping around off the South Florida Coast in a Sea Doo. An avid angler, Emmanuel spends his days targeting pelagic fish like tuna, mahi, wahoo, and sailfish.
Kris Hopkins is one of Salt Life’s newest team members. Kris grew up on Galveston Island, a barrier island just south of Houston, and, like his father, he grew up surfing. Kris has been a competitive surfer since he was 10 years old.
Salt Life team member Demi Landers is a free diver from sunny south Florida, where she grew up on the water. When not working full-time as Salt Life’s National Sales Manager, she spends her days diving, spearfishing, and lobstering with her husband Kristofer.