Captain
Nelson Van Liere

Member since July 2017 Jacksonville, United States
Background
For most of my life, boating and fishing has been a hobby. Recently, after years of working in an office, I decided to become a Licensed Captain so that I could spend the next phase of my life doing and sharing with others the activities that I enjoy the most in life.
Techniques
Depending on recent fishing reports, I enjoy both bottom fishing and trolling. Bottom fishing produces such a variety of fish and is very relaxing. This type of fishing is great for adults and kids and is never dull. Trolling provides the excitement of the strike as the fish makes a run. Trolling live baits for kings or ballyhoo and artificials for wahoo, dolphin or tuna is also a lot of fun.

Hey, I'm Captain Nelson Van Liere

Jacksonville, United States
Background
For most of my life, boating and fishing has been a hobby. Recently, after years of working in an office, I decided to become a Licensed Captain so that I could spend the next phase of my life doing and sharing with others the activities that I enjoy the most in life.
Techniques
Depending on recent fishing reports, I enjoy both bottom fishing and trolling. Bottom fishing produces such a variety of fish and is very relaxing. This type of fishing is great for adults and kids and is never dull. Trolling provides the excitement of the strike as the fish makes a run. Trolling live baits for kings or ballyhoo and artificials for wahoo, dolphin or tuna is also a lot of fun.
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Black Dog Fishing Charters

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (88)
Jacksonville
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8 hour trip with Captain Nelson
8 hour trip with Captain Nelson
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Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Charlie S.
Rockford, MI
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Whole day trip with Captain Nelson

VERIFIED   Full Day Offshore on April 5, 2021
Our family of 4 had a fantastic time and would recommend this charter.  We caught lots of fish and kids had a blast reeling!
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Terry A.
FOX RV VLY GN, IL
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Great fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Offshore on March 24, 2021
Captain Nelson knows the area and the water is well is very helpful friendly and makes it a very enjoyable trip
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Brittany B.
Sharpsburg, GA
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Fishing with Nelson

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Offshore on June 4, 2021
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John E.
Jonesboro, GA
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Full day bottom fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 12, 2020
Capt. Nelson took four of us out for a great day of fishing. He helped out as much or as little as you needed depending on...
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Owen L.
Hope Mills, North Carolina
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 29, 2019
Had a great time aboard the black dog. Seas were not ideal but the Captain did out me on a sailfish which I was not expecting...
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