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

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Hilton Head Island
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4.69
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out of 5 stars from 14 reviews
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Bottom fishing day with captain Dave
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Angler Rating
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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
100%
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Kyle W.
Atlanta, GA
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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Fishing with David

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on March 19, 2020
Kyle W. recommends Above & Below Charters
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Roland M.
Fayetteville, NC
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VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on June 25, 2019
Captian Dave was the best!  We had a action packed fishing day!  We caught many fish and now our freezer is full!
Roland M. recommends Above & Below Charters
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Baldemar C.
Bluffton, SC
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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We only stay 1/2 of the day.

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on December 28, 2019
I had a really good time.
Baldemar C. recommends Above & Below Charters
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Stuart S.
Winder, Georgia
Bad Bad Bad Bad Bad  1.33
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Fishing with David

VERIFIED   NEW  10 Hour Trip on June 10, 2021
1st mate seasick, Broken generator therefore no a/c, Smaller boat then reserved, Bad seating arrangements, Cramped deck space,...
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