Rockstar Charter Fishing

Want to explore the bountiful waters of Clearwater, Florida, on a beautiful vessel that is built for speed and safety, as well as some seriously impressive angling? Look no further than Rockstar Charter Fishing!

Capt. Dale is an IGFA certified captain who has been hooked on fishing since 1980. He loves to pit himself against nature! He started out on the Great Lakes and traveled down the East Coast before fishing his way across Texas to California and now, Florida. His wealth of knowledge and experience means that you’ll be in safe hands, no matter whether you’re a new angler or a seasoned fisherman. And indeed, his boat is wheelchair accessible, so everyone is welcome!

You’ll be heading out on your adventure in 32’ Albemarle vessel. She can comfortably accommodate 6 anglers, so as well as looking great and offering you maximum comfort, she can really catch fish! Equipped with all of the latest navigational and fish finding equipment, such as sonar, GPS, and radar, she’ll get you where the hottest bite is quickly and efficiently. No luxury is overlooked – there’s a full-size bathroom on board, too.

As for the species you’ll be targeting, you really are spoiled for choice. Capt. Dale and the Rockstar crew will be happy to take you to a variety of fishing hotspots. Want to spend less time on the water and still reel in a Grouper or Redfish? He’s got you covered. Want to battle with the seasonal Tarpon or various Sharks? Get your game face on and bring plenty of fighting spirit.

Your trip includes top-quality Penn rods and reels, as well as bottled water. Feel free to bring your own snacks. Want to fly-fish? Let your captain know, and bring your favorite gear along. Kids of all ages are welcome. All that’s left is to come aboard Rockstar Charters and experience the irresistible combination of a truly impressive vessel, expert guidance, and a world-class fishery!



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  • Private trip
    Shark Fishing Adventure (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $990
    price breakdown
    $990
    Dare to do battle with some of Florida's apex predators aboard Rockstar! We will fish in-shore or off-shore with medium to heavy tackle and target Blacktips, Hammerheads, Bull Sharks, Lemon Sharks and more. We supply all bait and stand-up tackle so be ready for a fight!
  • Private trip
    Shark Fishing Adventure (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $990
    price breakdown
    $990
    Dare to do battle with some of Florida's apex predators aboard Rockstar! We will fish in-shore or off-shore with medium to heavy tackleand target Blacktips, Hammerheads, Bull Sharks, Lemon Sharks and more. We supply all bait and stand-up tackle so be ready for a fight!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    Spend more time on the water and up your chances of battling a Lemon Shark! You'll also be targeting Snapper, Kingfish, Mackerel, Grouper, Sharks and more. Get your day off to an impressive start -- come and join Capt. Dale on this exciting adventure. All rods and reels are provided, as well as bottled water. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks as well.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    Get plenty of rest before joining Capt. Dale on this afternoon trip that will see you targeting Snapper, Kingfish, Mackerel, Grouper, Sharks and more. You'll be provided with top-quality rods and reels, as well as bottled water.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    If you want to spend more time on the water and have the chance to reel in various Shark as well as Snapper, Kingfish, Mackerel, Grouper, Sharks and more, join Capt. Dale on this exciting morning trip. You'll be provided with all rods and reels, and your captain will be on hand to guide you through reeling in your dream catch -- no matter what your skill level is!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    Get lots of rest and prepare yourself for a potential battle with Shark! As well as these fierce fighters, on this trip you will also be target Snapper, Kingfish, Mackerel, Grouper, Sharks and more. Your captain will provide you with top-quality rods and reels -- all you need to bring is your game face.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Get ready to target Snapper, Kingfish, Mackerel, Grouper, Sharks and more during this exciting trip! Capt. Dale will take you out for the morning, and you can expect to be fishing within minutes. If you're a new angler, or want to start off your day by reeling in your dream catch, then this is the perfect trip for you. It's also great for families with little ones -- spend less time on the water, and still land a great catch that'll keep the kids busy!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Want to target Snapper, Kingfish, Mackerel, Grouper, Sharks and more species? Come along on this trip, which will see you fishing within minutes of departing the dock. Perfect for families with little ones, new anglers, or guests who want to spend less time on the water and still reel in an impressive catch. Rods and reels are provided, so come and join Capt. Dale for an afternoon adventure!
  • Private trip
    Introduction to Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    If you have not done much fishing or if you have children that you would like to introduce to the life-long sport of fishing, then this trip is perfect for you! The crew will guide your group through every aspect of the fishing experience. They will cover baiting, proper rod handling, fighting the fish, and caring for the fish after the catch. All ages are welcome! Join the Rockstar crew for a fun-filled introduction to fishing in beautiful Clearwater!
  • Private trip
    Introduction to Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    If you have not done much fishing or if you have children that you would like to introduce to the life-long sport of fishing, then this trip is perfect for you! The crew will guide your group through every aspect of the fishing experience. They will cover baiting, proper rod handling, fighting the fish, and caring for the fish after the catch. All ages are welcome! Join the Rockstar crew for a fun-filled introduction to fishing in beautiful Clearwater!
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    Why not spend a couple of hours in the morning reeling in your dream catch? Capt. Dale will take you out to the various hotspots in this vibrant fishery, where you'll be Mackerel, Cobia, Snapper, Grouper and more. Perfect if you're a new angler, have little ones that are just discovering their sea legs, or are an experienced fisherman with a very busy schedule! Captain's boat is wheelchair accessible, so everyone is welcome!
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    Why not spend a couple of hours in the afternoon reeling in your dream catch? Capt. Dale will take you out to the various hotspot in this vibrant fishery, where you'll be targeting Snapper, Kingfish, Mackerel, Grouper, and more. Perfect if you're a new angler, have little ones that are just discovering their sea legs, or are an experienced fisherman with a very busy schedule! Captain's boat is wheelchair accessible, so everyone is welcome!
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About the Captain

Dale Henderson
Clearwater, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
24 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
91 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2018
Capt. Dale is an IGFA Certified Captain who has been hooked on fishing since 1980. He started out on the Great Lakes and traveled down the East Coast before fishing his way across Texas to California and back to Florida. He’s spent time in famous fishing hotspots such as Manasquan Inlet, NJ, Palm Beach & FL, Islamadora, FL, Galveston, TX and Long Beach, CA. He first started fishing because of the thrill of the chase, as well as the competitive nature of the tournament scene and big game fishing. Now he loves teaching people how to fish, as well as introducing new and experienced anglers alike to the angling opportunities Clearwater has to offer.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Shark (Bull) Shark (Bull)
Shark (Hammerhead) Shark (Hammerhead)
Shark (Lemon) Shark (Lemon)
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)

Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Albemarle (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2001. Powered by 2 300HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.79
out of 5 stars from 91 reviews
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Experience
My first Flounder.
My first Flounder.
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Angler Rating
80
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Stacey K.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   NEW  November 26, 2020
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Half Day Trip with Capt Tim

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip (PM) on August 18, 2020
With less than 24 hours left in town we decided to book a fishing charter. Captain Dale was so accommodating in getting us...
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Debbie M.
Davenport, FL
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Fun Monday Escape

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on June 29, 2020
A last minute booking resulted in a fantastic experience for our family. Jason and Tim were informative, funny, and really...
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