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.

Hey, I'm Captain David Peterson

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
(42 reviews)
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Hilton Head Island
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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 42 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (44)
10 hr. Day with Captain Dave
12 hour tour to the Gulf Stream
12 hour tour to the Gulf Stream
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
97%
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Donald A.
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Best. Fishing. Trip. Ever.

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing 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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Gabriel A.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with David

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on May 23, 2021
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Brad M.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with David

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on October 24, 2020
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Kyle W.
Atlanta, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with David

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on March 19, 2020
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Roland M.
Fayetteville, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

10 hour trip

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing 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!
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