Captain
David Ballard

Member since March 2018 St. Augustine, United States
Background
Captain David Ballard is a St. Augustine, FL native. He has fished these waters since he was a boy, and has surfed and scuba dived in the area for many years. He has always loved the sea, so it seemed only the natural thing to share the experiences on the water with like-minded people. Meeting these people is his favorite part of the job. He loves passing on all he has learned over his decades-long fishing career, and hopefully creating lasting memories along the way.
Techniques
Light tackle inshore for Redfish , Flounder, Drum, Trout and pretty much anything else that bends the rod is always exciting. Offshore live bait slow trolling for King Mackerel in the summer, just no idea what will hit the live bait, that time of the year several species are targeted with that method.

Hey, I'm Captain David Ballard

St. Augustine, United States
Background
Captain David Ballard is a St. Augustine, FL native. He has fished these waters since he was a boy, and has surfed and scuba dived in the area for many years. He has always loved the sea, so it seemed only the natural thing to share the experiences on the water with like-minded people. Meeting these people is his favorite part of the job. He loves passing on all he has learned over his decades-long fishing career, and hopefully creating lasting memories along the way.
Techniques
Light tackle inshore for Redfish , Flounder, Drum, Trout and pretty much anything else that bends the rod is always exciting. Offshore live bait slow trolling for King Mackerel in the summer, just no idea what will hit the live bait, that time of the year several species are targeted with that method.
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4.98
out of 5 stars from 21 reviews
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Appropriate for children
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Catch intended fish
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Julie M.
Saint AUG BEACH, FL
 5.00
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Great morning on the water with Captain David

VERIFIED   April 17, 2019
My sister was visiting from Minnesota and one of her bucket list items was to fish in the open ocean. Well, Captain David...
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Sam L.
Jacksonville, FL
 5.00
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Half day with Captain David

VERIFIED   January 19, 2020
We had such a great day. Some of us wanted to bait our own and that was fine but he was right there to take care of everyone...
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Dawn S.
Amboy, IL
 5.00
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February fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  February 15, 2020
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Peyton G.
Lexington, SC
 5.00
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My Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   June 22, 2019
Captain Dave is awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!  My wife and daughter are novice fisherman yet Captain Dave was super patient and...
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Thomas W.
Green Cove Springs, FL
 5.00
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Great halfway trip

VERIFIED   May 14, 2019
We all had a great time. Capt. Dave made it a great day . Boat was in great condition ,EQUIPMENT GREAT SHAPE AND PLENTY OF...
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