Captain
David Rooney

Member since May 2017 Richmond, United States
Background
I started fishing at the early age of 6 on my grandad's six-pack boat for Salmon, Striped Bass, and Rockfish in San Francisco Bay's outside ocean on the Marin coast. I loved to go fishing with my grandad and helping him with the boat. I got my captain license in 1992 and worked in Halfmoon Bay for different charter boat companies running the Huli Cat Capt. Jon Blue Horizon Princton Special, then worked out of Emeryville on the Capt. Hook. I also lived in a Alaska for 8 years, worked for charter boat services in Sitka and Ninilchick fishing for Halibut, Salmon, Rockfish, and Lingcod.

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Richmond, United States
Background
I started fishing at the early age of 6 on my grandad's six-pack boat for Salmon, Striped Bass, and Rockfish in San Francisco Bay's outside ocean on the Marin coast. I loved to go fishing with my grandad and helping him with the boat. I got my captain license in 1992 and worked in Halfmoon Bay for different charter boat companies running the Huli Cat Capt. Jon Blue Horizon Princton Special, then worked out of Emeryville on the Capt. Hook. I also lived in a Alaska for 8 years, worked for charter boat services in Sitka and Ninilchick fishing for Halibut, Salmon, Rockfish, and Lingcod.
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David Rooney

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (45)
Richmond
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Full day trip with Captain Rooney
Full day trip with Captain Rooney
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Charles B.
Travis AFB, California
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9 hrs/All day halibut & striper best price for 4

VERIFIED   9 Hour Trip – Striper and Halibut on June 23, 2019
Great boat, plenty of room for 4. Even 6 if really needed but, no restroom for the girls. So tell the wives no private restroom,...
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Jingjie S.
United States
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Best halibut fishing ever

VERIFIED   9 Hour Trip – Striper and Halibut on August 31, 2019
what a catch.  we had a slow start.  But David is determined to find the fish for us.  We enjoyed the whole trip.  Fun...
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Nick M.
San Anselmo, CA
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7 limits makes a great day

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Offshore on May 25, 2019
Dave showed us a great time! The water was pretty choppy, but we pushed on. A great day on the water and we were all heading...
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Paul G.
United States
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Full day halibut fishing the bay

VERIFIED   9 Hour Trip – Striper and Halibut on July 18, 2020
highly recommend.
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Hazel P.
Louisville, KY
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Catch of the day

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Bay on July 1, 2020
5 big bass and halibut
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