Captain
David Peterson

Member since August 2016 Hilton Head Island, United States
Background
"USCG 200 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 200 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

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(42 reviews)
Hilton Head Island
 Last booking: 6 days ago
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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 42 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (44)
10 hr. Day with Captain Dave
12 hour tour to the Gulf Stream
12 hour tour to the Gulf Stream
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
97%
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Andrew M.
Dayton, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Best 12 hr Deep Sea Trip

VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip – Trolling on May 15, 2022
Captain David, and his 1st Mate C.J. have over 20 years of experience on the water and it shows.  On the radio, numerous other...
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Heather T.
United States
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Incredible Offshore Experience

VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip – Trolling on April 23, 2022
What a life changing experience we had!!! Captain David went above and beyond to make sure each person had their needs met...
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Preston S.
Athens, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

10 hr trip with captain Dave

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on July 30, 2022
This was my second deep sea fishing. Captain Dave is the best. He really knows his stuff. I will recommend anyone to go with...
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Micah B.
Trenton, SC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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10 hr. Day with Captain Dave

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on October 8, 2022
Best fishing ever. Captain Dave and crew were awesome. Caught plenty of fish, limited out on some species.
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Tony M.
West Valley City, UT
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great time!

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Wreck Fishing on September 3, 2022
We had a great time as a group. We enjoyed the boat, the crew, and the fishing. Highly recommend the charter!
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