A hobby became a passion and then a dream became a reality for Captain Eric with the opening of Islamorada Dive Center. Eric traded his business suit for a wetsuit when he moved to the Florida Keys from Michigan. His credentials include: PADI Master Instructor, Rebreather Instructor, Spearfishing Instructor, US Coast Guard Captain, Author of “Spearfishing the Upper Keys” and the PADI specialty class, “Underwater Hunter.”  Eric has been featured in numerous TV shows about spearfishing and lion fish eradication.  And has the world record for lionfish.  Eric continues to practice safe, sustainable and successful spearfishing and diving practices at his dive shop in the Florida Keys.