ABOUT US
Olivia J Charters is family owned and operated and offers fishing trips based out of Freeport, Texas. Captain Rodney Chapman will get you fishing the Gulf nearshore and offshore waters, and will work hard to ensure you have a fantastic and fun day out on the water.

Step aboard our 24’ Sea Ray center console with T-top, which comes powered by two brand new Suzuki DF 175 4 stroke outboard motors to get you to the fishing action in no time. This vessel boasts ample space for up to six anglers, and provides a stable and secure fishing platform from all areas of the deck. It comes equipped with GPS, fishfinder, VHF radio, live bait tank, ice box to keep your drinks ice cold and your catch fresh, as well as a toilet for your comfort.

Olivia J Charters offers shared half day trips, as well as private half or full day trips.  Capt. Rodney will be happy to show you the most productive methods to reel in your target species. Techniques include fishing with light tackle, bottom fishing, trolling and drift fishing, and depending on conditions and the time of year you fish, you may find yourself chasing after Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, Cobia, Shark, Jack Crevalle, Red Snapper, Redfish, Black Drum, Speckled Trout, and more. Trips include rods, reels and tackle, live bait, lures, as well as cleaning and filleting of your catch at the end of the day.

Capt. Rodney has been a Coast Guard licensed captain since he was 18 years old. He has a 50 ton masters license, Texas saltwater guides license, the required National Marine Fisheries permits and is fully insured. Rodney started working on a charter boat at the age of 10 in the state of Maine, where he grew up living on a small island.


MEET THE TEAM
  1. Capt Rodney
    Capt. Rodney has been a Coast Guard licensed captain since he was 18 years old, and holds a 50 ton masters license. He started working on a charter boat at the age of 10 in the state of Maine, where he grew up living on a small island.
  2. Ethan & Olivia
    Ethan is 12 and learning the ropes. He will be filling in as firstmate soon. Olivia is the namesake of the business. Many don't know it is customary to name your boat after your first born daughter.
  3. Ben
    Ben as a avid fisherman has fallen nicely into his role as mate. He will strive to make your tip enjoyable.