Ray JahnGeneral Manager
As our sales & general manager, Ray Jahn is here to help you every step of the way when purchasing a boat from Fish Tale. He grew up in Minnesota near the Great Northern 10,000 lakes. Spending weekends on the lake as a child developed his passion for the water and boating.
Tim NewcombSales Associate / Yacht Broker
Tim started working at Fish Tale in 1989. Before moving to sales, Tim worked as a marine technician at Fish Tale. He holds certifications on Yamaha and Volvo Engines.
Joe DavisSales Associate
After spending the last decade making the trek between his home state of Alaska and SWFL, he decided to settle down in Naples. His love of the water is what originally brought him down here and what ultimately kept him here.
Whether he’s boating, jet skiing, paddle boarding, windsurfing or kayaking, he feels most at home out on the Gulf. Having a master captain license, Joe has boated the waters of both Alaska and Florida and says there’s nothing like boating in SWFL. Joe says the best part of his day is when he gets to take his customers out on the water. With his knowledge and passion, your boating experience with Joe is guaranteed to be one of a kind. Come in and talk to Joe today!
Michael ConwaySales Associate
Michael’s experience in boating started on his parents’ Catalina 22 sailboat on the Chesapeake Bay. His father was a VP of marketing for a large company and traveled constantly.
Boating was a much-needed retreat from that busy lifestyle and provided lasting family memories. Michael worked many summers at the top 2 marines on the Connecticut River in the 80s and then relocated to Florida. As an advanced Nitrox diver, he enjoys spearfishing & fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, Keys or Dry Tortugas. He brings over 9 years of new & used boat sales experience to the Fish Tale family and customers.
You can find Michael at our Naples location.
David RussoSales Associate / Yacht Broker
David Russo is Fish Tale’s youngest salesman and broker, but don’t let age fool you, his extensive knowledge of boats and our local waterways is second to none.
David has a passion for all things on the water, from scuba diving to spearfishing, inshore and offshore fishing, and watersports. He was even water skiing before he could write! David started his career with Fish Tale back when he was 16, and when we were located on Ft Myers Beach his commute to work was by boat. He worked his way from the ships store, to the fuel dock, to forklift operator, and then in to sales. Since David has been on the sales team he has excelled, he is recognized as one of the top Robalo salesman worldwide, and since he has been on board, Fish Tale has won #1 Robalo dealer in the world multiple years in a row. Thanks to his extensive knowledge of the boating lifestyle combined with his product knowledge of boats, David knows everything to help find the best boat for you and your family.
Jeff HunterSales Associate / Yacht Broker
Jeff is an experienced captain that has traveled and fished the Eastern and Southern coastlines from New York to Southeast Mexico, the Caribbean from Mexico to Grand Cayman, Jamaica, southern Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, USVI, BVI, Turks and Caicos, and the entire Bahamas.
He has a wealth of unique experience in the boating industry, including owning and operating two 41′ offshore fishing and diving charters for over 20 years, fishing and placing in marlin and sailfish tournaments, and being a professional boat captain for fortune 500 CEOs and families.
Jeff has many licenses and qualifications, including USC Master 200 GRT / 500 GT ITC with commercial towing, Master Diver, and NMFS charter and commercial fishing permits. He has been in sales with Fish Tale for several years and his extensive boating knowledge makes him a great fit for our customers searching for the perfect boat.
Ben NewcombSales Associate
Born and raised in Southwest Florida, Ben’s passion for boating and fishing started at a young age. Always spending time out on the water in the different inshore and offshore areas, he learned the difference having the right boat.
He started out in the boating industry by getting his captain’s license where he could guide customers through the local waters.
Having grown up around Fish Tale Boats with his father Tim Newcomb on the sales team, Ben is a great asset to our sales team and can utilize his extensive knowledge of Southwest Florida boating to help you find the right boat.