Captain
Chad Rudolph

Member since August 2015 Venice, United States
Background
Born into and raised by a family of fishermen in Venice, LA, Captain Chad has always been on the water growing up. Despite this, he claims that every trip is like his first day on the water. He wants you to experience why he's a fishing guide – that is, to put you on fish and to enjoy the beauty of the Mississippi Delta and the Gulf of Mexico.
Techniques
Seasonal live shrimp/croakers for big trout and bull redfish. Carolina rig for rig fishing snapper. Popping cork for inland fishing trout and young redfish. Pogies/dead shrimp for rig fishing.

Hey, I'm Captain Chad Rudolph

Venice, United States
Background
Born into and raised by a family of fishermen in Venice, LA, Captain Chad has always been on the water growing up. Despite this, he claims that every trip is like his first day on the water. He wants you to experience why he's a fishing guide – that is, to put you on fish and to enjoy the beauty of the Mississippi Delta and the Gulf of Mexico.
Techniques
Seasonal live shrimp/croakers for big trout and bull redfish. Carolina rig for rig fishing snapper. Popping cork for inland fishing trout and young redfish. Pogies/dead shrimp for rig fishing.

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Southern Access Charters

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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John S.
Orlando, Florida
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Amazing two days of fishing ! thank you so much Chad for going above and beyond our expectations. Chad went out...
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Doug D.
Columbus, IN
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Weather was tough but Captain Chad moved us a couple of times and put us on lots and lots of fish.  He really knows his stuff,...
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Shah K.
Southaven, MS
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Full day trip with Captain Chad

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 13, 2021
Chad is awesome!!! I have done many guided trips before but this by far was one of the best. Chad really put us on fish right...
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Laura L.
SANTA RSA BCH, FL
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Full day with Capt. Chad 7/6/21

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 6, 2021
We had an awesome time with Capt. Chad. We caught so many fish it was crazy. Maxed out on Reds and Sheepshead was abundant....
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Glen D.
Mobile, Alabama
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Full day w/ Captain Chad

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on January 27, 2021
Had a wonderful time despite questionable weather. Cpt Chad was great, fish were awesome. Everyone’s favorite part of our...
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