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 (24)
Hilton Head Island
trips from $1,700

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Men Fishing Trip
December fishing trip
Nice King
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
79%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Stuart R.
Sanford, North Carolina
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10 hour Trip

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on October 14, 2021
Was a great day of fishing!  Captain put us on Fish the whole day.  We asked for good eating fish and brought in a ton of...
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Bobby G.
Warner Robins, GA
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  10 Hour Trip on December 4, 2021
We had a blast 8 of us went out on a 10 hrs deep fish trip and catch alot . Capt David Peterson and Shipmate were awesome...
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Brian T.
Dresden, OH
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Tigner Sport Fishing With Captain Dave

VERIFIED   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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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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