Captain Tony Young
USA, Florida – Islamorada
He’s a lionfish hunter and is the owner and operator of Forever Young Charter Company in Islamorada. He has been hunting lionfish since 2012!
About Catptain Tony Young
Captain Tony graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Environment and Sustainability, with emphasis on coral reef ecology. Tony has worked at the Georgia Aquarium, Coral Restoration Foundation, and numerous dive companies through the United States. Tony is a professional spearfishing guide, TDI certified technical diver, PADI certified elite dive instructor, FII certified free diver, USCG licensed captain, and an EFR instructor. He has a passion for marine conservation and dedicated all entities of Forever Young to promoting sustainable spearfishing practices.
What do you like about lionfish hunting?
By hunting lionfish we are protecting our Florida keys ecosystem, building awareness for proper removal of the invasive fish, and supporting a delicious catch!
What do you like about the lionfish community?
Filled with conservation minded individuals and nonprofits that feel more like a family than a community.