Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters

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 more than 12 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!



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  • Private trip
    All Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    12 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,400
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    This trip is suited for both the hardcore anglers as well as those who like to take their time and enjoy fishing to the fullest extent. You can go up to 65 miles out if you want to, or just spend more time near the numerous reefs and wrecks. You can find all sorts of fish out there, such as Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Sharks, Gag Grouper, Scamp Grouper, and much more.
  • Private trip
    Extended Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    10 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    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 Cancelation 7 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    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 Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    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 Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $750
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    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 Shark Fishing
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    up to 1 person
    + $75
    each additional person
    We have a great shark fishery very close to shore. You could expect a variety of sharks from Black Tip, Blacknose, Bull Shark, Tiger Sharks, Greater Hammerhead, Lemon, and Bonnethead Sharks. Multiple hookups are common. May thru November
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    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 Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $600
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    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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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish Sailfish
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Tarpon Tarpon
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Polar (Center console) originally built in 2005. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 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
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. 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 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:
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Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

About the Captain

Chad Starling
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Member since November 2014
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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!
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4.97
out of 5 stars from 13 reviews
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Had a blast
Not to bad over 100 lbs. King Mackerel.
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Junior E.
Atlanta, Georgia
 5.00
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Had a blast

VERIFIED   NEW  July 8, 2019
These guys were awesome just like we heard! Very professional worked their butts of to get us on the fish on one of them...
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Mela S. F.
Gloster, LA
 5.00
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Half day with caption Dennis

VERIFIED   NEW  July 5, 2019
Would definitely do it again with Team Buck Rogers Charters
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Tom C.
Las Cruces, NM
 4.67
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Good day Kingfishing

VERIFIED   NEW  June 28, 2019
Took some young men that had never been on the ocean before. Captain Chad did a great job teaching them how to fish and they...
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John O.
Fruitland Park, FL
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Fishing with Chad

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Sam W.
Orlando, Florida
 5.00
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3/4 day trip

VERIFIED   July 21, 2018
We had a great trip with Captain Chad! The boat was nice and accomodating and he definitely put us on some trophy Kingfish!...
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