More than just fishing.

 15 years of service in the global war on terror.

We take dozens of veterans, police, and inner city teens fishing.

We believe in challenging the status quo by doing things differently.  That is why we lived on Dog Island, FL (Boat access only) with our 5 kids for over a year. After George Floyd was murdered we had to come home to be a part of the solution in Minneapolis. We inspire continuous improvement through camaraderie while living a waterfull life.


Capt. SGT Peterson's proven process for fishing has been applied both locally and internationally for 19+ years to catch the most, and the biggest fish. These techniques have been honed since 1990, whence he began guiding family and friends at the age of 10 on his 14ft Lund aluminum fishing boat that was passed down to him by his grandfather.

Just like his grandfather Capt. SGT Peterson guarantees you will catch fish. We book up over a year in advance so call now to save your date! We can film your day and put it on YouTube also. We offer great eco tours of the Mississippi River and lakes of the Twin Cities also starting at $275 for 3 hours. 

Capt. SGT Peterson

Kaizen

Inspire continuous improvement through camaraderie and the outdoor movement.  We believe in leading life our own way by blazing our own trail. We don't always know what that is going to bring us everyday but we know the path will be our own, and it will be interesting. If we are lucky it may even turn into a tale or two for the campfire that evening or for your children someday.
Capt SGT Peterson has been perfecting his 5 Step Proven Process for catching only the biggest fish since the age of 4 on the lakes, rivers and creeks of Northern Minnesota and Canada. It is a simple but effective method to catch the biggest of the species that has been tested in waters all over the world.  From 40 inch Northern Pike and Large Muskies, Big Walleyes, Large and Small Mouth Bass and Massive Lake Superior Lake Trout in our home state of MN all the way to Giant Southern Stingrays in Tampa Bay, Capt. SGT Peterson has them figured out.  He has caught huge Spinner Sharks in the Atlantic and the biggest Salmon and Halibut in Alaska.  He has fought with barracudas with teeth bigger than kitchen knives in the Pacific to the biggest Bull Red Fish, Kings, Grouper, and sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. There are not many guides that have caught as many species of fish as Capt. SGT Peterson. Many guides can catch you a bunch of little fish. Some can catch you a limit of keepers. Few can boat trophies.
If you believe what we believe, maybe you should try us. You just might find a guide for life. You may become part of the Capt. SGT Peterson's extended family and come back year after year like so many. We don't make clients, we make friends.  If your service is at anytime not up to your satisfaction we will make it right ASAP.
We believe in Kaizen, the ancient Japanese word that means continuous improvement. We apply this to everything in our lives, from family matters to fishing. If you believe in sharpening your blade until it's razor sharp, then you are probably just like us.

Capt SGT Peterson served in the US Air Force up to Technical Sergeant (TSgt) (E-6), mainly as a Weapons troop, leading weapons load crews loading and maintaining the most advanced aircraft weapons systems in the world.

Also as a Sergeant First Class (SFC) (E-7) in Recruiting, Retention and Attrition Management NCO full time for the Minnesota Army National Guard Red Bulls, 2nd Brigade combat team, mostly the 2-135 A Company which was an Air Assault unit at the time. 

 

Expeditions of a Lifetime

Something new every time

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Deep Sea Trips (10 miles+)

Go fish the deep areas of the Gulf of Mexico where the monster fish live. Amberjack, Wahoo, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Barracuda, along with everything that can be caught closer to shore. Everything is bigger, faster and stronger in deeper water. The question is, are you ready for the fight? We often go out 10-20 miles from shore. This trip is recommended for ages 12 years old and up. Trips usually run 1-2 hr from the dock.

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In/Offshore trips (0-10 Miles)

Red Drum, Black Drum, Speckled Trout, White Trout, Triple Tail, Red Snapper, Gag Grouper, Red Grouper, Kingfish (King Mackerel), Sharks, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Lane Snapper, Mangrove Snapper can all be caught within a 45 minute boat ride from the dock. This trip is for all ages, abilities, and skill levels. 

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Deep Blue Sea Trips 25+miles

Are you ready to experience moments that will last a lifetime? Get in touch with Capt. SGT Peterson to learn about our exclusive Dusk to Dawn Deep Sea Fishing. We are excited to set you off on one of the best trips of your life. Get ready to create some unforgettable memories and don’t forget to send us a postcard! On a good day, we may do trips 1.5-4 hours from the dock each way. Trips can be arranged as much as 70 miles out.

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Inshore / Baytrips

Available seasonally in the winter, you will venture out into Apalachicola Bay or St. Andrews Bay and the mouths of the rivers and even around the barrier islands of Carrabelle and Eastpoint. Typical catches are redfish / red black drum, tarpon, Spanish mackerel, sheepshead, bullshark, and many other types of sharks and rays.

Customize Your Trip

We believe in first class customer service and being on time day or night! Rain or shine, fog or even snow, people want to get were they want to go safely. Choose your own adventure, or tell us what your interests are, and we can tailor a trip to meet your needs so you don't have to choose only one activity for the family. If it can be done reasonably, we will accommodate your wants, needs, and desires. We book out more than a year in advance, so don't wait.  Call us now to book your adventure. 

Whatever your needs, we’re here to make things happen. Contact us so we can help you plan your bucket list trip.

CATCH BIG FISH!

Go big or go home.

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Deep Sea Charters (Federal)

Rates:

6 hr deep sea fishing - $1200

8 hr deep sea fishing trip - $1600

10 hr blue water fishing trip - $2000

12 hr blue water fishing trip - $2400 

Capt. SGT Peterson will run into the Gulf of Mexico between 10 and 70 miles out to various reefs, wrecks, and towers where the fishing is wonderful. He will put you on Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Amberjack, Mahi  Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Barracuda, Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel and much more. We may catch a Marlin or Sailfish on longer trips. We will help you fight and catch monsters while you enjoy the experience of a lifetime. There are only a handful of captains within an hours drive who have this license for the privilege of bringing fishing charters in this federally controlled pristine ecosystem. This trip is recommended for kids 10 or older. 

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Rates: 

4 HR Offshore Trip - $975

8 HR Deep Sea Trip - $1800

10 HR Deep Sea Trip - $2250

12 HR Deep Sea Trip - $2700

We can try to go out far, and if the crew wants to come back in we will catch fish in the bay. Come experience a variety of fishing locations and methods with Capt. SGT Peterson. 

All fishing charters provide unlimited bait ($50-$200 our cost), ice, tackle, rods, reels, licenses, and fuel ($50-$250 our cost).  Please bring your own drinks, food, bug spray, and sunscreen.

 

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Lake / River Fishing

* Fishing in 4 seater Lund big water boat

 

Rates for 2 people or less.

4 hr   - $400

Each person after 2 - $50

Each additional hour - $100

Venture out onto the Mississippi River, Lake Made Make Ska, Lake Harriet, Prior Lake, St Croix River, Lake of the Isles, Lake Nokomis, Minnesota River, and a few others spots that will remain secret. I grew up fishing the Twin Cities hard. You will be amazed at the quality fish we will catch with skyscrapers reflecting of the water behind you. This is truly a unique experience.  

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2018 Twin Vee Oceancat 260 GF

Comfortable seating for 6 + crew. Large marine bean bag chairs. 24 rod holders. Rhodan GPS spot lock trolling motor. Garmin satellite weather, VHF radio, and radar. 2000W Stereo with Apple music. 8 person insulated life-raft with emergency kit. Portable Emergency Position Indicating Radiobeacon (EPIRB). We usually cruise comfortably between 27-35 mph but we can go 45 mph if need be. Powered by a pair 2018 Suzuki 175 HP outboard engines. 

Red Snapper /Amberjack Season (Federal Waters)

Contact Us

612-222-0178 Capt. SGT Peterson's Cell

Docks:

Minneapolis, MN

Boat Launch at Boom Island Park

724 Sibley St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Apalachicola, FL (Main)

Ten Foot Hole Boat Ramp (Battery Park)

1 Bay ave St, Apalachicola, FL 32320

Saint Paul, MN

1313 Hidden Falls Dr, St Paul, MN 55116

Hidden Falls Regional Park

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