Captain
David Johnson

Member since August 2016 Fernandina Beach, United States
Background
I grew up in a fishing family and have been on the water since birth. I first moved on a boat at the age of 8 years old and I still live aboard a boat today. I landed my first job on a charter fishing boat at the age of 10 years old. I was licensed by the USCG at age 18 and fishing is my full-time job and passion.
Techniques
We use many techniques when targeting different species of fish during different seasons. Trolling,drifting,bottom fishing,chumming and flat lining

Hey, I'm Captain David Johnson

Fernandina Beach, United States
Background
I grew up in a fishing family and have been on the water since birth. I first moved on a boat at the age of 8 years old and I still live aboard a boat today. I landed my first job on a charter fishing boat at the age of 10 years old. I was licensed by the USCG at age 18 and fishing is my full-time job and passion.
Techniques
We use many techniques when targeting different species of fish during different seasons. Trolling,drifting,bottom fishing,chumming and flat lining

My Charter Listing

Even Better Fishing Charters

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Fernandina Beach
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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.87
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out of 5 stars from 28 reviews
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Great 1\/2 day on the jetties, off Cumberland and in the Amelia River w\/Capt. Dave
Great 1\/2 day on the jetties, off Cumberland and in the Amelia River w\/Capt. Dave
Whiting!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Clair C.
Sanford, NC
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Great 1/2 day on the jetties, off Cumberland and in the Amelia River w/Capt. Dave

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip - Inshore/Jetty AM on April 7, 2021
This was a great trip. The captain and first mate went above and beyond to make our trip a success. Four of us fished and had...
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David C.
Chesterfield, VA
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Half Day Trip with Capt David and Kenny

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Inshore/Jetty PM on August 16, 2020
Capt Dave was very knowledgeable about the area and knew exactly were to go to put us on the fish.  Our crew ranged from ages...
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Eric T.
Jonesboro, GA
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Family Fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Inshore/Jetty AM on June 30, 2020
Took the granddaughter and the rest of my family fishing for her first trip. Captain David and first mate Kenny were super...
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Vong V.
Bethlehem, GA
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Inshore/Jetty AM on October 24, 2020
We have fun the kids love it
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John F.
Sumter, South Carolina
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  4.67
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Amazing trip!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Offshore AM on October 13, 2020
Did a 6-hour trip. Captain Dave did an awesome job putting us out in a good fishng area. We caught around twenty sharks, ten...
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