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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out of 5 stars from 14 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
91%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
82%
Satisfied with the boat
91%
Catch intended fish
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John L.
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
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Trip with Captain Dave on the Salty Mistress

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on August 6, 2020
We set out with 6 of us for a 10 hour trip. Went out about 40 miles and spent the next 6 hours catching Vermillion, Grouper,...
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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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Danielle G.
Fayetteville, NC
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Great first time deep sea fishing

VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip on October 9, 2020
Had a blast catching fish. He puts you on spots with fish and soon as it hit the bottom and one crank off bottom it was fish...
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Chris C.
Loganville, GA
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Full day with Captain Dave

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on April 23, 2021
Great Day! Great fishing! Captain Dave will definitely put you on the fish!
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Caleb P.
Gray, GA
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Fishing trip with captain

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on March 27, 2021
Had a great time!!! Would recommend this trip to everyone! The captain and deck hand were awesome!!!!
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