Captain Matt Starling

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. Oh and Don’t forget to reward great service with a tip.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - All Inclusive
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $525
    up to 2 persons
    + $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. Oh and Don't forget to reward great service with a tip.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - All Inclusive
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $375
    up to 2 persons
    + $75
    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. Oh and Don't forget to reward great service with a tip.
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About the Captain

Matt Starling
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Angler's Choice
35 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
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.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Redfish
Shark (Porbeagle)
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon

Tripletail

Boat Specs

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

Length
22 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
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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4.77
out of 5 stars from 35 reviews
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Crew
Experience
Half day,  good catch
Half day,  good catch
Fishing with Matt
+22
Angler Rating
29
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Kimberley C.
Austell, Georgia
 5.00
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Half Day trip with Captain Matt

VERIFIED   May 17, 2019
We had a wonderful time with Captain Matt! The full moon, high winds and crazy tide didn’t stop him! He has fished this area...
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Paul H.
Queen City, TX
 5.00
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Red Trip

VERIFIED   September 3, 2018
Strong east wind changed our Triple-Tail plans to Redfish. Matt knew where the reds would be running & they were there....
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Tonya F.
Jacksonville, Florida
 5.00
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Great captain!

VERIFIED   May 7, 2019
Captain Matt did everything possible when the trip ended sour (for me) I had no idea I would get sea sick.  He offered...
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Kevin T.
Savannah, Georgia
 4.67
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Fishing with Matt

VERIFIED   March 7, 2019
Captain Matt was extremely knowledgeable an passionate. We had a rough weather pattern but he was intent on making the trip...
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Patricia P.
Griffin, GA
 5.00
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Half day, good catch

VERIFIED   April 27, 2019
This is our 2nd fishing trip with Captain Matt,  can’t wait for our next trip.  Captain Matt knows where the...
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