Captain
David Baldwin

Member since December 2015 Fort Lauderdale, United States
Background
Capt. David Baldwin has always been passionate about fishing. He has over 40 years experience fishing the eastern seaboard from Montauk, Long Island to South Florida, Mexico and the Bahamas, and loves to share his knowledge and joy for fishing with his charter customers.
Techniques
20 minutes to the inlet.. Bottom fishing, deep drop fishing, offshore fishing, trolling, and wreck fishing.

Hey, I'm Captain David Baldwin

Fort Lauderdale, United States
Background
Capt. David Baldwin has always been passionate about fishing. He has over 40 years experience fishing the eastern seaboard from Montauk, Long Island to South Florida, Mexico and the Bahamas, and loves to share his knowledge and joy for fishing with his charter customers.
Techniques
20 minutes to the inlet.. Bottom fishing, deep drop fishing, offshore fishing, trolling, and wreck fishing.
Anglers Choice
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My Charter Listing

Shooting Star Charters

8 reviews
Fort Lauderdale
trips from $600

Fishing Reports

Beautiful Sailfish !!!!!!

March 16, 2018

Nice sailfish fish caught and released off Fort Lauderdale this morning!!! Way to go !!!! Read Full Report →


Holy Mackerel ! This is a beauty !

December 24, 2017

48" Caught on live Bonita ..........40 lb. test. Right off the inlet off Fort Lauderdale Florida..... Read Full Report →


Beautiful SAILFISH !!!! Caught and rele

December 18, 2017

Caught off the Port Everglades Inlet ! Caught on 40 lb. test in 160' of beautiful water in the Atlantic Ocean. Read Full Report →


Huge Barracuda !!

April 20, 2017

Ocean fishingwas good, but this Barracuda was caught right in The Port Everglades Inlet !! Way to go !!! Read Full Report →


Bonitos and Blackfin tuna !!

March 20, 2017

The Shore Family had a great time fishing ...100 ft. of water ..off Fort Lauderdale Read Full Report →


Family fishing, great day !!

March 04, 2017

Steve and the family caught 6 Tuna and 1 Jack !! Off Fort lauderdale in 200-400- feet of water. Read Full Report →


Tuna ...were right there!!!

March 02, 2017

Felix and the family were having the best time catching tuna on 30lb.rods with 30lb.line 200-400- feet of water off Fort Lauderdale. 8 Tuna and Bonito. Read Full Report →


Foggy this morning.........

February 25, 2017

1st. fish of the morning ! It's a great day ......... Fog is burning off.... Dave and John from DC first fishing trip caught Bonita, dolphinand Blackfin Tuna trolling off Fort Lauderdale Read Full Report →


FUN fishing with Grandchildren/Friends

July 02, 2016

Everyone was so happy, they caught bonito's.....King Mackerel's and Blackfin Tuna!!!! A great day on the ocean !!! Read Full Report →


Great day for MahiMahi !

May 20, 2016

Travelers from China! They had a great charter with plenty of fish for dinner! Read Full Report →


What a great day for fishing !

May 16, 2016

It doesn't get any better than this !!! Dean Smallwood from Illinois caught this Hammerhed in 300' of water! Up next his son with this beauty Amberjack, and check out the Jack Crevalle caught by his daughter. Beautiful day… Read Full Report →


Great Fishing !!!

May 06, 2016

Great fishing today ! Beautiful Mah-iMahi..Ocean was calm ,blue skies ..and "The Thunderbirds" were flying overhead, practicing for the Fort Lauderdale Air Show... Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.46
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
2 hrs fishing trip
2 hrs fishing trip
2 hrs fishing trip
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Angler Rating
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3
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
75%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
25%
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Lisa M.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
 4.00
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8 hour trip

VERIFIED   June 14, 2019
Day started out great had clouds and fish were biting. Then it fell off! But captain and deck hand did all kinds of things...
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Cheryl P.
Crockett, TX
 4.00
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Fishing with David

VERIFIED   May 28, 2019
The boat was nice and the Captain Dave and Billy were great. The fishing was horrible. In 4 hours we caught 3 small bait fish...
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John S.
Miami, Florida
 5.00
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Caught trophy fish

VERIFIED   February 27, 2016
The fishing charter was great. We took it for the full 8 hours. Everyone had fun even the staff. The captain was very knowledgable...
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Jesse E.
Dallas, Texas
 5.00
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Day fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 10, 2016
Had a great first experience deep sea fishing. The captain was very insiteful and the helper was very entertaining and very...
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Jed I.
Brandon, Florida
 4.67
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Half day with CPT Dave

VERIFIED   March 16, 2017
1st time on the ocean with my wife and daughter, we were totally happy catching some Bonita. Nice boat and gear, all...
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