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.
Anglers Choice
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My Charter Listing

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(42 reviews)
Angler's choice
Hilton Head Island
 Last booking: 2 days ago
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trips from $1,500

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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Baldemar C.
Bluffton, SC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

We only stay 1/2 of the day.

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing 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
1.3 / 5
Experience:
Poor
1.0 / 5
Boat
Bad
2.0 / 5
Crew
Poor
1.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with David

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on June 10, 2021
1st mate seasick, Broken generator therefore no a/c, Smaller boat then reserved, Bad seating arrangements, Cramped deck space,...
Stuart S. does not recommend Above & Below Charters
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