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!



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  • Private trip
    Extended Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    price breakdown
    $1,200
    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
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    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
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    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 2:00 PM
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    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 Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    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 Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    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 2:00 PM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    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
Angler's Choice
20 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
42 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) 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 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
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

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

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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks

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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.86
out of 5 stars from 36 reviews
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Good experience
91%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Jeffrey D.
Fort Irwin, CA
 5.00
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3/4 Day Trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Offshore Trip (AM) on June 21, 2020
I’ve been on fishing charters in Alaska, California and a couple now here in Florida. Limits on King’s caught a few sharks,...
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Spencer B.
Fisherville, TN
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Half Day Trip with Joe

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 2, 2020
Joe was incredible. Enjoyed the whole experience. The live well turned in the middle of the trip, but even after that, Joe...
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William B.
Jacksonville, FL
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Fishing with Chad

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Offshore Trip (AM) on November 14, 2020
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Ron F.
Seneca, SC
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Offshore trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Offshore Trip on June 29, 2020
My brother and I had a great trip with captain Jeff. We caught limits of nice kings, then caught bonito for fun and some bottom...
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Derek S.
Yulee, FL
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Incredible Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 12, 2020
This trip was great.  It was a first experience for the kids and they had a blast.  We caught our limit and had a...
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