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.

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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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My Charter Listing

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(61 reviews)
Angler's choice
Hilton Head Island
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trips from US $1,500

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 61 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (71)
Captain Dave & CJ were top notch!
8 Hr trip with Captain David
10 hour trip with Captain Dave
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Caught fish
94%
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Mike S.
Charlotte, North Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full day trip 8-10 hour

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on July 1, 2023
Capt David son CJ and Owen were an awesome team. Capt David’s 17 plus years of experience definitely paid off during...
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Robert C.
Harlem, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on June 17, 2023
Had a wonderful time. Captain was very good and extremely knowledgeable about the species of fish and whereabouts on the water....
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Bradley W.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great crew and boat to go out with!!

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Wreck Fishing on October 9, 2023
These guys were a blast! Had an awesome time with them. We had an 8 hour trip that was amazing. Will be booking again soon...
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Brandy Z.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Captain Dave & CJ were top notch!

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Wreck Fishing on October 11, 2023
Captain Dave and his son, CJ, were top notch. They were patient and educated us each step of the way. Highly recommend!
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Shawn M.
Cumming, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

10 hour trip with Captain Dave

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on August 12, 2023
Captain Dave and First Mate CJ were absolutely first class for our group!  We went out 50 miles for 10 hours and caught about...
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