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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4.92
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out of 5 stars from 51 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
90%
Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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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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Robert M.
Port Saint Joe, FL
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Fishing with Chad

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on April 7, 2021
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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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Joe C.
Hillsboro, TX
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2 full day trips with Captain Chad

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 15, 2020
Great trips with Captain Chad. Had to work around rain storms & weather, but he hustled all day long to find fish. We had a...
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