Captain Matt Starling

(18) Just booked!
1 Shagbark Lane
Savannah GA, United States

Captain Matt Starling offers fishing adventures on the waters of Savannah, off the Georgia coast. Matt is a professional guide who knows where the fish are hiding. With the Captain’s inherent understanding of the Coastal Georgia waters, each trip can result in outstanding catches!

Enjoy your trip aboard a 22-ft Pathfinder boat, which comes powered by a 250 HP Yamaha engine. It has a maximum cruising speed of 57 knots and can comfortably accommodate up to three guests. This vessel is equipped with navigational electronics, such as a fish finder and a GPS, as well as a wireless trolling motor for a quiet ride. There is an anchoring system to make sure you comfortably stay where you want to, and an ice-box.

Captain Matt Starling offers four and six-hour trips that can be customized to suit any angler’s needs. Whether you’re looking to catch a tournament-worthy Tarpon, Tripletail, Trout, Black Seabass, Sheepshead, Jacks, Black Drum, Bull Red Fish, Shark, Jack Crevalle, or other species of fish found off the Georgia coast, Captain Matt Starling can put you on the best fish.

Each trip with Captain Matt Starling comes inclusive with rods, reels, and tackle, as well as live bait and lures. Once caught, your fish can be cleaned and filleted for you to take home and fill the freezer or try for dinner. You only need to purchase the fishing licenses prior to the trip. You are also welcome to bring the food and drinks with you.

With their attention to details, Captain Matt Starling will make sure you’re reelin’ in no time.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - All Inclusive
    In demand!
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 475
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    Depending on your personal preferences and the season, this trip will be customized to suit your needs. You only need to bring your sunscreen, food, and drinks, and purchase your fishing licenses with you - the rest will be provided.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - All Inclusive
    Just booked!
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 375
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    This package can be customized to meet your needs. Whether it's Tarpon and Redfish you're going for, or Flounder and Tripletail - the Captain will take you to the hottest spots to catch the best fish in the area. Sunscreen and Georgia fishing licence needed for this trip to happen and food in the cooler is recommended.
There are 18 people looking at this charter.

About this listing

Targeted Species

  Shark (Porbeagle)
  Spotted Seatrout


Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Center console) originally built in 2008. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 57 knots.

22 ft
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Flounder Gigging


Life Jackets
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting


Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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:
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Matt Starling
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Member since February 2017
Captain Matt Starling has over 35 years of experience on the water. He specializes in fishing for trophy Bull Reds, Jacks, and Tarpon. Matt has grown a reputation that hardly anyone can beat and is often found guiding his guests through the best spots where the fish are biting. Captain Matt knows the movement of the fish, the tides, the weather, and knows how to help you get the big catch.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars from 18 reviews

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Crazy tides and limited fish from a brutal winter… Captain Mike still was able to put us on some big redfish that Tyde could barely get in the boat.

Great experience for me and father-in-law.

Fished June 11, 2018
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