Lucky Chip Charters

5 reviews
In demand!

It’s time to head to Jupiter, Florida, for an awesome day of fishing with Lucky Chip Charters. Owned and operated by Captain Chip himself, he has over 4 decades of fishing experience in the area. He knows the best places to take you for the most productive day out. He enjoys helping his customers have a top day, especially if this is your first time fishing.

Step on board his 19’ flats boat, perfect for groups of 3 anglers to fish from. This boat will get you into those hard to reach areas so you can fish right on top of the fish.

Some of the species you’ll be able to target include Snook, Pompano, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish, Tarpon, Mangrove Snapper, Bull Shark, and plenty more. Whatever your skill level, there is a fish out here with your name on it.

Children of all ages are welcome on board. They’ll love reeling in their first fish and will have a great story to tell their friends back at school. There are life vests on board for them.

The captain will provide top quality rods and reels from Shimano, Penn, and Star. There’s also a fly fishing rod that he can bring along, but you’ll need to give him prior notice.

Depending on the season, you’ll either catch live bait at the beginning of the trip or need to buy it at the marina before you begin. After the trip, the captain can clean your catch for you – remember to have a cooler with ice in the car ready to take your catch home in.

You’ll need to bring food and drinks along with you on the trip. There’s a cooler on board that you can put them in. The captain also offers flexible departure times on his 4-hour trips.

Book today with Lucky Dip Charters – you’re sure to be back time and time again.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    Spend 8-hours on the water catching a range of fish, including Bull Shark, Tarpon, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Cobia, and more. Included in the price are the rods, reels, and fishing license for the group. You'll need to bring a packed lunch and drinks along with you. You'll also need sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    This 6-hour trip gives you longer on the water and more fishing possibilities. Species to target include Snook, Cobia, Pompano, Jack Crevalle, and more. The captain will provide you with rods, reels, and the fishing license for the day. You'll need to bring along your own food and drink, which can go into the captain's cooler. Don't forget to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    This trip has a flexible departure time. You'll spend 4 hours in the morning targeting the likes of Snook, Ladyfish, Jack Crevalle, Pompano, and more. Beginners are welcome on this trip. Included in the price are the rods, reels, and fishing license for the group. You'll need to bring your own food and drink, which can be put into the captain's cooler on board. Don't forget to bring sun protection!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Spend 4 hours going after Jack Crevalle, Pompano, Snook, Ladyfish, and more. This is a great trip for families with kids and beginners. You'll use light tackle on inshore waters. Fishing gear and tackle are included in the price of the trip, along with the fishing license for the group. You should bring along food and drinks for the trip, which can go into the captain's cooler. Departure time is flexible.
  • Private trip
    Night Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 PM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Spend 4 hours out on the water once the sun has set. This can be a really productive trip and a lot of fun. Expect to target the likes of Snook, Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, and more. You can bring snacks and drinks along, which can go into the captain's cooler on board. Fishing rods and tackle are included in the price of the trip.
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About the Captain

Chip Matthews
Jupiter, Florida, United States
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5 Customer Reviews
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Member since July 2019
Captain Chip has 40 years of fishing experience and grew up fishing in Inlet. He is a local expert and has been working on different boats for over 20 years. He recently decided to become a charter operator – he loves using his skills and meeting lots of different people. He enjoys spending time out on the water, making his customers smile, making their dreams come true, and most importantly, helping them catch their first fish! He has participated in a lot of Marlin fishing tournaments over the years and won first place for most releases on the Release Ruler Huge Snook Championship 2019. He loves fishing for everything, but this area is famous for it’s Snook and he is an expert at catching them!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Ladyfish Ladyfish
Pompano Pompano

Shark (Bull) Shark (Bull)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Hewes (Flats boat) originally built in 1996, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 140HP Suzuki engine.

Length
19 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
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Experience
Half Day Morning Snook Trip
Half Day Morning Snook Trip
1\/2 Day Inshore Am trip with Captain Chip
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Adam S.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   July 7, 2020
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Roberta V.
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Half day trip with Chip at Lucky Chip Charters

NEW  July 24, 2020
It was only the 2nd time fishing and Chip helped me understand about different rods to use, he was very patient. His knowledge...
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Kathy B.
Bluffton, SC
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1/2 Day Inshore Am trip with Captain Chip

VERIFIED   June 21, 2020
Best fishing experience of our lives!  Captain Chip was so knowledgeable and friendly.  He went above and beyond...
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Nicholas B.
Nashville, TN
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Half Day Morning Snook Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  August 4, 2020
Awesome job - my 10 year old daughter and I had a blast on her first saltwater trip!
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Thomas W.
Winter Springs, FL
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VERIFIED   May 16, 2020
Had a great experience, he knew what he was doing and worked diligently to put us on several snook.
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