Captain Forest DavidCaptain Forest David at 910-473-7219 on Ocean Isle Beach has fished inshore and offshore of Ocean Isle for over 25 years. He served as first mate of the 40 foot Luhrs Follow Me for many years before becoming a certified USCG captain himself. He now charters a 42′ Prowler catamaran boat and a 21 ft and 27 ft Coastal. Forest gets along exceptionally well with everyone. He has tons of stories and experience to go along with a great sense of humor to make any day on the water a great memorable experience. He takes 2 and 3 hr. kid’s charter fishing trips throughout the year on his 21 ft boat, and beginning soon on his new 27 ft Coastal.

Born in Lumberton, NC, Forest is a United States Coast Guard Master’s License Captain with 100 gross ton endorsement. He holds a BS degree from Auburn University in Alabama, an MBA from Francis Marion University, and a PhD in Business Management from the University of Debrecen. Forest is an avid scuba diver, commercial fisherman, and inshore and offshore charter boat captain and has been for many years.  The man knows what he is doing both on the water and in the classroom, and he is a fun person to spend the day with talking while catching. Forest is currently a Visiting Professor of Management at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC.