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 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
    4 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $776
    This trip is based around bottom fishing or trolling, sometimes both. This can, of course, vary depending on customer preference and/or the captain's suggestion based on seasonality and what's currently hot! You can definitely target sharks on this trip, both morning and afternoon!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Offshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $776
    If you want to hit the snooze alarm a few times before heading out on your adventure, join Capt. Chad on this afternoon adventure! This trip usually involves bottom fishing or trolling, but you can choose to do both if you'd like. Capt. Chad is more than happy to accommodate your individual preferences. Target species on this trip include Red Snapper, King Mackerel, sharks, Grouper species, and more. Your trip includes top-quality fishing gear, as well as a license for all guests.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $983
    If you're looking for more time out on the water on a trip that can be totally personalized, join Capt. Chad on this 6-hour morning adventure! He'll recommend target species and choose your fishing spots based on the time of year and current water conditions. You could be fishing for King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, sharks, Cobia, Amberjack, Red Snapper, Grouper, Sailfish, Barracuda, and Vermilion Snapper. Your trip includes top-quality fishing gear, as well as a fishing license for all.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $983
    If you're looking for more time out on the water on a trip that can be totally personalized, join Capt. Chad on this 6-hour morning adventure! He'll recommend target species and choose your fishing spots based on the time of year and current water conditions. You could chase fish such as King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Cobia, Amberjack, Red Snapper, Grouper, Sailfish, Barracuda, and Vermilion Snapper. Your trip includes top-quality fishing gear, as well as a fishing license for all.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,190
    If you're looking for more time out on the water on a trip that can be totally personalized, join Capt. Chad on this 6-hour morning adventure! He'll recommend target species and choose your fishing spots based on the time of year and current water conditions. You could target fish such as King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, sharks, Cobia, Amberjack, Red Snapper, Grouper, Sailfish, Barracuda, and Vermilion Snapper. Your trip includes top-quality fishing gear, as well as a fishing license for all.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,656
    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 includes Red Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Scamp Grouper, Triggerfish, Vermilion Snapper, Red Porgy, African Pompano, Amberjack, Gag Grouper, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, and much more besides.
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About the Captain

Chad Starling
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
22 Fishing Reports
111 Customer reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since November 2014
Captain Chad thanks you for viewing his page! He specializes in offshore fishing from trolling to bottom fishing in Jacksonville, FL and loves to teach people new techniques. From experienced fishermen to novices and children, Captain Chad and his crew will put together a very enjoyable trip you'll remember for years to come. Come aboard and let them help make your memories!

About this listing

Targeted species

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

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
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

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Bucket with a toilet lid
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Depending on trip
Fishing License
Licenses are covered for up to 6 people.

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
Children of all ages welcome with parent oversight.
You Keep Catch
You are welcome to keep any fish legal to harvest.
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and release is ok but not mandatory.

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid unnecessary hassle with carrying extra cash.

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

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
American Express
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 69 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (102)
Fishing with Chad
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Half day trip with cpt Bill
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Angler Rating
60
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
91%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Tom L.
Indianapolis, Indiana
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Amazing Day of Fishing with Captain Bill

VERIFIED   8 Hour Offshore Trip on February 19, 2022
We booked a full day on the water with Captain Bill and we had an absolute blast out there.  The boat was perfect and clean,...
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James B.
Groesbeck, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
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5.0 / 5
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Epic

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) on May 18, 2022
Epic is the only word that comes to mind when thinking about this expedition. Our boat captain Kyle was amazing the time and...
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Thomas S.
Mount Pleasant, SC
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 hour Offshore with Captain Bill

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) on June 29, 2022
Perfect weather for an offshore trip with Team Buck Rogers and Captain Bill who was so enjoyable for our four family members! ...
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Roy G.
Libby, MT
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full day trip with Captain Bill

VERIFIED   8 Hour Offshore Trip on March 17, 2022
What an amazing, unforgettable experience…Captain Bill was the best…Very professional and informative…We caught tons...
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Gina M.
Jacksonville, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
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5.0 / 5
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6 hour with captain bc Kyle

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) on June 7, 2022
Had a great time on the 6 hour charter with captain Kyle on the Bill Collector. He put us on the species of fish we wanted...
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FAQs about Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters

Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $776 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $776 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Offshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $983 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) (6 hours)
  • $983 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,190 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Offshore (8 hours)
  • $1,656 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 10 Hour Trip – Offshore (10 hours)

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

Trips booked with Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate (Depending on trip)
  • 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