John “Manners” Thompson has been fishing and crabbing the western shores of New Jersey practically his whole life. Thompson serves as the primary deckhand for perennial tournament favorite, El Cangrejo Negro.
- Hometown: Carney's Point, NJ
- Birthdate: 9/18/1972
- Nickname: Manners
- Boat:El Cangrejo Negro
- Years Participating: 2014 - 2017