Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters offer a variety of trips suited for fishermen of any experience level. Captain Chad specializes in offshore fishing, from bottom fishing to trolling. With 25 years of experience behind him, he knows exactly where to take you for a good time fishing. Fishing in these parts is great during the entire year, so the best time for a trip is whenever you want it to be.

Waters near Jacksonville offer a variety of places to go fishing, from caves and ledges to artificial reefs such as concrete rubble, culverts, reef balls, and so on. Following from that, the fish species you will encounter are numerous and include Red snapper, Gag Grouper, Black Sea Bass, Vermilion Snapper, Cobia, Tarpon, King Mackerel, Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, and a variety of sharks as well. Even the Great White is known to be spotted every now and then.

Captain Chad has two center console boats, which as very similar as you will no doubt notice from some of the photos available. You will find they have all the necessary safety and navigation equipment included, as well as a toilet for those longer trips out. The spacious T-Tops will provide plenty of shade for a comfortable journey. A cooler can be provided for any drinks or snacks you might decide to bring in as well.

All the necessary fishing equipment including rods, reels, and tackle is included, as well as the required fishing licenses. Some of the things you might to bring along are sunblock and polarised sunglasses, especially for long trips. Captain Chad will take care of the rest. Come aboard as a client, and leave as a friend!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,501
    Veteran anglers know you need to go far offshore in order to get to the very best bottom fishing spots, and this trip provides you with the opportunity to do just that! The fish you will be hunting include Red Snapper, Gag Grouper, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, and much more besides.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Offshore Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,087
    A full day offshore trip will allow you to go a bit further offshore which will give you a chance at a larger variety of species. Captain Chad will accommodate your needs and provide suggestions based on the season and immediate conditions. Depending on the time of year, you could expect King Mackerel, Spanish mackerel, Cobia, Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, Barracuda, Sharks, Black Sea Bass, Vermilion Snapper, Triggerfish, etc...
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Offshore Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $932
    This trip will be tailored to your needs. Captain Chad will make recommendations on time of year and current conditions. Depending on the time of year you could expect to catch King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Cobia, Amberjack, Red Snapper, Grouper, Sailfish, Barracuda, Black Sea Bass, Vermilion Snapper, etc...
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Offshore Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $932
    This trip will be tailored to your needs. Captain Chad will make recommendations on time of year and current conditions. Depending on the time of year you could expect to catch King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Cobia, Amberjack, Red Snapper, Grouper, Sailfish, Barracuda, Black Sea Bass, Vermilion Snapper, etc...
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $725
    This trip is based around bottom fishing or trolling, sometimes both. This can, of course, vary depending on customer preference and/or captains suggestion based on seasonality and what's currently hot!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $725
    For families and those who like to do their fishing in the afternoon, this is the right trip for you. This trip usually involves bottom fishing or trolling. Captain Chad will, of course, be happy to accommodate your individual preferences. Departure times are flexible.
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About the Captain

Chad Starling
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
22 Fishing Reports
78 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since November 2014
Thank you for viewing my page! I specialize in offshore fishing from trolling to bottom fishing in Jacksonville, FL and love to teach people new techniques. From experienced fishermen, to novices and children, we will put together a very enjoyable trip you will remember for years to come! Come aboard and let us help make your memories!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish Sailfish
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass

Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Snapper (Vermilion) Vermilion Snapper
Tarpon Tarpon
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Polar (Center console) originally built in 2005. Powered by 2 200HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Payment

Pay online in full

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No additional fees.
Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

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Mastercard
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Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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8hr trip with Capital Kyle
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The kingfish that my boyfriend caught!
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
91%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
87%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Kaeley K.
Fleming Island, Florida
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6 hour trip with Kyle.

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Offshore Trip (AM) on July 16, 2021
I booked a 6 hour trip for my boyfriends birthday for him, his two best friends, and me. We had Kyle as our captain and he...
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Bradley, IL
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3/4 day trip with Captain Chad

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Offshore Trip (AM) on June 29, 2021
We booked this charter thinking we were going to be able handle 15 miles out in the Atlantic Ocean. Unfortunately,  once that...
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Highly recommend Capt. Chad

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Offshore Trip (AM) on March 26, 2021
We planned on a 6hr charter with Captain Chad and we got on the fish right away. By right away i mean i dropped my line in...
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Monroe, GA
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Family Fun

VERIFIED   Extended Day Trip on July 28, 2021
Captain Bill and Captain Lee were great! They were wonderful with my kids and helped to teach them about salt water fishing....
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Terri H.
Crawfordville, FL
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6 hour trip with Buck Rogers

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Offshore Trip (AM) on July 14, 2021
We had a great trip.  The weather was kinda bad so we could not go as far our as we wanted but the Captain made sure we all...
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FAQs about Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters

Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $725 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $725 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $932 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Offshore Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $932 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Offshore Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,087 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Offshore Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,501 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Extended Day Trip (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License (Licenses are covered for up to 6 people.)

Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing (St. Johns River )
  • Nearshore Fishing (Beach fishing and up to 5 miles out.)
  • Offshore Fishing (From 5-65 miles depending on duration.)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Tarpon
  • Wahoo