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 (23)
Hilton Head Island
trips from $1,700

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Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
78%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
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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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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Donald A.
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
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Best. Fishing. Trip. Ever.

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on August 20, 2019
There were 8 of us, including 6 kids ages 6-20. Every single one of us had an amazing time. Captain Dave and First Mate John...
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Brad M.
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Fishing with David

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on October 24, 2020
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Kyle W.
Atlanta, GA
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Fishing with David

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on March 19, 2020
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