Captain Kirk is a U.S. Coast Guard certified charter captain with over 22 years’ experience. He was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. As a young boy, his father took him fishing at every opportunity he could on the backwaters of the Edisto, Ashley, Cooper, and Kiawah Rivers exploring the many waterways of the backcountry. Hours were also spent combing the big lakes Moultrie and Marion too near Columbia, South Carolina. After attending college in Cocoa Beach, Captain Kirk moved to Jacksonville Beach in the early 80s. He has expert knowledge of the inshore and offshore areas around Jacksonville, stretching from St. Augustine to Amelia Island.