Captain Jesse Granitzki has lived on the Outer Banks since age 2 and has been involved in fishing his entire life. He has fished for work since the age of 14, starting on head boats and eventually moving on to offshore fishing. He fished part time through college and graduated from East Carolina University in 1997.
After a few years in the regular working world, he made it back to the Outer Banks to pursue his love of fishing. Previously, Jesse had been the mate/part-time captain on the For Play'N for 5 years until Captain Bob Sumners sold the boat in October 2006.
Jesse holds a 100-ton Master's license and has gathered experience charter and tournament fishing along the east coast as well as Mexico and the Caribbean. Jesse lives in Manteo, NC with his wife Cara and their three sons.