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Captain Jimmy Nelson

Captain Jimmy Nelson is a Florida native who has dedicated his life to the world of fishing. His passion for the coast coupled with his commitment for the “thrill of the big catch” has catapulted Jimmy to the forefront of the fishing community. For more than 30 years he has been fishing the flats, the reefs and the sea’s deepest blue in search of the big fish. Jimmy’s enthusiasm is evident in the catch, while his passion shines through in his photography and his commitment to preservation for the generations to come. His work is regularly published in regional and national magazines and showcases his eye for surreal moments of nature both above and below the surface. Jimmy dives in the very destinations he fishes to provide a look into a world that so few have the opportunity to see.

  • Licensed by the U.S Coast Guard as a Captain

  • Certified by PADI as an advanced open water diver


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