Olivia J Charters

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411 Sailfish Lane
Freeport TX, United States

Olivia J Charters offers fishing trips based out of Freeport, Texas. Captain Rodney Chapman will get you fishing the Gulf nearshore and offshore waters, and will work hard to ensure you have a fantastic and fun day out on the water.

Step aboard his 24’ Sea Ray center console with T-top, which comes powered by two brand new Suzuki DF 175 4 stroke outboard motors to get you to the fishing action in no time. This vessel boasts ample space for up to six anglers, and provides a stable and secure fishing platform from all areas of the deck. It comes equipped with GPS, fishfinder, VHF radio, live bait tank, ice box to keep your drinks ice cold and your catch fresh, as well as a toilet for your comfort.

Olivia J Charters offers shared half day trips, as well as private half or full day trips, and Capt. Rod will be happy to show you the most productive methods to reel in your target species. Techniques include fishing with light tackle, bottom fishing, trolling and drift fishing, and depending on conditions and the time of year you fish, you may find yourself chasing after Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, Cobia, Shark, Jack Crevalle, Red Snapper, Redfish, Black Drum, Speckled Trout, and more. Trips include rods, reels and tackle, live bait, lures, as well as cleaning and filleting of your catch at the end of the day.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Private
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 875
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 100
    each additional person
    This all-day 8 hour charter will have you fishing the nearshore to offshore waters, depending on weather, time of year and species targeted. Species we may encounter include, Kingfish, Cobia, Shark, Jack Crevalle, Red Snapper, Redfish, Black Drum, Speckled Trout, and more. Price includes fishing gear, live bait, lures, and catch cleaning and filleting.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Private AM
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 520
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    Half-day fishing trip nearshore for up to 4 anglers. Species targeted will depend on weather and time of year, and may include Kingfish, Snapper, Jacks, Redfish and many more. Price includes fishing gear, live bait, lures, and catch cleaning and filleting. NOTE: Departure time will be between 7:00am or 8:00am, and will be confirmed by the captain closer to the day.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Private PM
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 520
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    Half-day fishing trip nearshore for up to 4 anglers. Species targeted will depend on weather and time of year, and may include Kingfish, Snapper, Jacks, Redfish and many more. Price includes fishing gear, live bait, lures, and catch cleaning and filleting.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip - Shared AM
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 130
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    We are proud to offer trips on a per person basis. We do require a minimum of 2 people for the trip to run. Here we put mixed groups together in a head boat style but without the big crowds. We hope this option will provide a memorable trip that everyone can afford. On this trip, the captain will make a decision that he or she feels will give you the best chance of catching fish. Species may include Kingfish, Snapper, Jacks, Redfish and many more. Price includes fishing gear, bait and catch cleaning.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip - Shared PM
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 130
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    We are proud to offer trips on a per person basis. We do require a minimum of 2 people for the trip to run. Here we put mixed groups together in a head boat style but without the big crowds. We hope this option will provide a memorable trip that everyone can afford. On this trip, the captain will make a decision that he or she feels will give you the best chance of catching fish. Species may include Kingfish, Snapper, Jacks, Redfish and many more. Price includes fishing gear, bait and catch cleaning.
There are 30 people looking at this charter.

About this listing

Targeted Species

  Black Drum
  Cobia
  Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  Jack Crevalle

  King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  Redfish
  Shark (Blacktip)
  Snapper (Red)

Boat Specs

Sea Ray (Center console) originally built in 1990, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 175HP 2017 Suzuki engines.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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
Checks
American Express
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Rodney Chapman
Freeport, Texas, United States
Member since July 2016
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Capt. Rod has been a Coast Guard licensed captain since he was 18 years old, and holds a 50 ton masters license. He started working on a charter boat at the age of 10 in the state of Maine, where he grew up living on a small island.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Freeport Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.86 out of 5 stars from 82 reviews

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Good trip, good experience

Fished May 24, 2018
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Fished May 16, 2018
Rodney Chapman (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 18, 2018

Thank you for fishing with us.  We hope to see you again in the future

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Fished May 13, 2018
Rodney Chapman (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 18, 2018

Jerle thank you for choosing us for your fishing trip.  We hope to see you again.

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Fishing Reports

Big Sharks!! King Mackerel and More

May 05, 2018

We had a very productive week of fishing once the seas came down. There was lots of big sharks around the shrimp boats with in 5-8 miles from shore. We also caught a few king Mackerel. The snapper fishing… Read Full Report →


King Mackerel and Cobia

April 26, 2018

Things are starting to heat up offshore. With our first kingfish and Cobia showing up. There has been a few state water red snapper caught as well. Summer dates are booking fast. Read Full Report →