Captain
Chad Hickman

Member since November 2016 Madeira Beach, United States
Background
Captain Chad Hickman is a native of St. Petersburg, Florida, and works as a full-time professional offshore charter captain. He holds a U.S. Coast Guard Captain’s License and is a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard who was honorably discharged. He's certified by the American Red Cross in first aid and CPR, so you'll be in safe, capable hands when you fish alongside him. He loves introducing his guests to these waters, no matter whether you're light-tackle fishing for Snapper around the wrecks and reefs, or heading 100 miles offshore to deep drop for huge Grouper.
Techniques
Fishing for Grouper, Red Snapper, Tuna , Kingfish and Amberjacks. Love to fish light tackle for yellowtail snapper and mangrove snapper on wrecks and reefs. Whatever is in season were on it!!!

Hey, I'm Captain Chad Hickman

Madeira Beach, United States
Background
Captain Chad Hickman is a native of St. Petersburg, Florida, and works as a full-time professional offshore charter captain. He holds a U.S. Coast Guard Captain’s License and is a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard who was honorably discharged. He's certified by the American Red Cross in first aid and CPR, so you'll be in safe, capable hands when you fish alongside him. He loves introducing his guests to these waters, no matter whether you're light-tackle fishing for Snapper around the wrecks and reefs, or heading 100 miles offshore to deep drop for huge Grouper.
Techniques
Fishing for Grouper, Red Snapper, Tuna , Kingfish and Amberjacks. Love to fish light tackle for yellowtail snapper and mangrove snapper on wrecks and reefs. Whatever is in season were on it!!!

My Charter Listing

ElCapitano’s Offshore LLC

18 reviews
Madeira Beach
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trips from $1,100

Fishing Reports

The Big boys came out to play today.

July 01, 2018

This trip departs early and gets back late catching all kinds of bottom fish. On this trip you will have a chance to catch the big boys. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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5.00
out of 5 stars from 18 reviews
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Full day with captain Chad and deckhand chase
Full day with captain Chad and deckhand chase
Full day with captain Chad and deckhand chase
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Adam S.
Tampa, FL
 5.00
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Full day with captain Chad and deckhand chase

VERIFIED   September 26, 2020
Perfect day on the water and the fish were biting! Limit on grouper first hour of fishing the rest was just bonus! Great day...
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Elliott A.
Tampa, Florida
 5.00
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VERIFIED   September 19, 2020
Great memorable day Chad knows what he’s doing 🙏🏼
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Oleg F.
Fort Myers, Florida
 5.00
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Best Cap. Best boat. Best trip

VERIFIED   August 31, 2020
Awesome in every way possible
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Goerge S.
United States
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We were more that pleased with the professionalism of Captain Chad and the cleanliness of his boat and the equipment. ...
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Frank H.
Canton, OH
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Nearshore & Offshore with Captain Chad Hickman

VERIFIED   May 7, 2018
Had great experiences with Captain Chad Hickman.  Highly recommend Chad based on our experience.  Chad is lifetime...
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