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Captain Damon Sacco
Captain Damon Sacco with Bass
Captain Damon Sacco with Tuna
Captain Damon Sacco
Captain Damon Sacco
Captain Damon Sacco

Captain Damon Sacco is the founder of Castafari Inc. which was established in 1998. After earning a bachelor degree at Hobart College in 1991, Damon ventured into the entertainment industry pursuing a passion in music, touring and recording two albums with the reggae/ska outfit, Iration. Damon went on to co-own and run a Best Of Boston named bowling alley/restaurant, Sacco's, located in Davis Square, Somerville Massachusetts which he sold in 2015.

Castafari Inc. is a sportfishing enterprise offering big game fishing tournaments, a winter and spring sportfishing expo/seminar series, custom offshore fishing tackle, and private sportfishing adventures. The Castafari tournament events have generated over $150,000 to help pediatric cancer and autism victims and the Boys and Girls Club of Martha's Vineyard. The Oak Bluffs Bluewater Classic also donated proceeds to the Martha's Vineyard Food Pantry during the covid epidemic.

Over the past 25 years, Castafari has gained recognition along the eastern seaboard, earning 1st place wins in almost all of the big game fishing tournaments it fished. Two Massachusetts state records were broken on the Castafari, including a 183 lb. wahoo. Castafari offshore adventure has been featured on ESPN, National Geographic, Spike, Versus, CNN, ABC, CBS, The Scarborough Show, and the Today Show.

Damon is currently a pro-staff member at Shimano, Costa Del Mar, Simrad, Aftco, Milton Cat, Nomad Tackle, and Sufix Line. He is a vocal contributor to the big game fishing industry, sharing his experience and knowledge regularly. Each year Castafari puts on a weekend long instructional big game fishing seminar expo which welcomes around 350 guests and 50 participating vendors.

Captain Damon is also a passionate author, and has regularly contributed his work to major fishing publications such as Marlin Magazine, The Big Game Journal, Saltwater Sportsman, and On The Water Magazine. Damon is currently working on publishing an anthology of essays profiling the Castafari experience at sea. This book should be released sometime in 2024.

Damon is a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain, and has logged over five thousand offshore hours in waters from Maine to the Bahamas, and worldwide. Damon has fished at many global destinations, including Panama, Bora Bora, The Galapagos, Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua, The British Virgin Islands, Belize, The Bahamas, Columbia, Mexico and right here in America. Damon is also a passionate advocate of fisheries management and preservation, and is a returning board member of the Stellwagen Charterboat Association.

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