Captain
David Peterson

Member since August 2016 Hilton Head Island, United States
Background
"USCG 100 Ton Master Captain, Master certified Gas/Diesel Mechanic. Fishing the great lakes and Atlantic Ocean my entire life. Thousands of hours spent at the Gulf Stream up and down the east coast, Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico." Captain David specializes in deep water fishing and trolling for Marlin and Sailfish. He runs fishing charters and has a dock building business.
Techniques
Offshore trolling trips followed by bottom fishing if trolling isn't productive. Generally troll for 6 hours then bottom fish for 6 hours.

Hey, I'm Captain David Peterson

Hilton Head Island, United States
Background
"USCG 100 Ton Master Captain, Master certified Gas/Diesel Mechanic. Fishing the great lakes and Atlantic Ocean my entire life. Thousands of hours spent at the Gulf Stream up and down the east coast, Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico." Captain David specializes in deep water fishing and trolling for Marlin and Sailfish. He runs fishing charters and has a dock building business.
Techniques
Offshore trolling trips followed by bottom fishing if trolling isn't productive. Generally troll for 6 hours then bottom fish for 6 hours.

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Above & Below Charters

4.8 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (22)
Hilton Head Island
trips from $1,700

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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
78%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Brian T.
Dresden, OH
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Tigner Sport Fishing With Captain Dave

VERIFIED   NEW  12 Hour Trip on September 22, 2021
We had a great time. Captain Dave put us on fish within mins of the boat stopping. We caught a wide range fish including: barracuda,...
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Chris P.
New Castle, CO
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Bottom fishing day with captain Dave

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on May 6, 2021
Great size boat for our family of 7. Captain Dave,  and the john the mate, worked very hard to make the best experience for...
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Gina M.
Loganville, Georgia
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10 Hour Trip with Captain Dave

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on July 17, 2021
Family trip with 7 members including a 10 year old. Had a wonderful time with Dave & his son (first mate). The Salty Mistress...
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John M.
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
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Great crew and captain

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on August 2, 2021
Great crew and captain and a boat that can handle some sporty seas with ease, don’t hesitate to go 50 or more miles off shore...
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Dennis W.
South Ogden, UT
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Full day trip with captain dave

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on July 29, 2021
Captain David entertained us with variety of fish that we caught . Too numerous to count as we released a lot of fish .
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