JLS Light Tackle Guide Service LLC

From casting a top water plug in the shallows to blitzing fish in open water, a day on the water with JLS Light Tackle charters is always exciting. Captain Ron has over 30 years of fishing experience in both fresh and saltwater fishing.

While he normally launches from Rock Hall, Kent Island, or Sandy Point, his boat never sits in a slip, forced to fish one specific area. Instead, he prefers to trailer as the fish move as well as to target the different species that migrate in and out of the Chesapeake.

Capt. Ron prides himself on running a clean and well-maintained boat. His 21’ Seahunt boat is sized to handle the Chesapeake while also allowing you to get in skinny water when the fish are shallow.

Being in the industry allows the captain to work with several manufacturers to ensure he always has the best tackle and gear on the boat. He also owns and operates the largest independent light tackle saltwater fishing rod company on the east coast, JLS Rods LLC.

When he’s not on the water fishing or guiding, he’s designing, building, and engineering fishing equipment for other anglers. If you’ve ever visited any of the area tackle shops, you’ve likely seen his products as JLS has become a staple name on the Chesapeake. Simply put, fishing is what he does!

Capt. Ron welcomes anyone from the beginner to the advanced angler wanting to experience the area’s finest sport fishing. He’ll provide all necessary licenses and tackle and the time you book with him is the time you will get on the water. There’s no bringing you back to the dock after you have a limit. You will pursue other species or catch and release.

The captain puts emphasis on being outdoors and experiencing a total fishing experience, not just bringing something home in a cooler. He’s also dedicated to conservation, working to restore and enhance the Chesapeake as he feels it’s important to give back more than he takes.

With such an expert at your side, all that’s left is to pick a date and book a trip!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Viaje compartido
    5 Hour Trip – Walk On Morning (AM)
    Cancelación GRATIS 7 días de aviso
    5 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 7:00 AM
    $350
    Don't have a fishing buddy and can't afford to book the boat on your own? No problem, the captain will try to help you find someone to jump on and share the expense. He needs at least two anglers to make a trip go. If another can not be found, he will work with you to try and get you out. Feel free to discuss pickup options with the captain upon booking, he may be able to pick you up at Kent Narrows or Sandy Point State Park.
  • Viaje compartido
    Evening Walk On Trip
    Cancelación GRATIS 7 días de aviso
    5 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 2:00 PM
    $350
    Don't have a fishing buddy and can't afford to book the boat on your own? No problem, the captain will try to help you find someone to jump on and share the expense. He needs at least two anglers to make a trip go. If another can not be found, he will work with you to try and get you out. Feel free to discuss pickup options with the captain upon booking, he may be able to pick you up at Kent Narrows or Sandy Point State Park.
  • Viaje Privado
    5 Hour Trip – Fishing/Sightseeing
    Cancelación GRATIS 7 días de aviso
    5 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 7:00 AM
    $550
    Start off fishing and then take a tour of the area’s lighthouses, bay bridge, or Chester River/Kent Narrows. Target Striped Bass or other local species, such as Spanish Mackerel, Trout, and Redfish. Feel free to discuss pickup options with the captain upon booking, he may be able to pick you up at Kent Narrows or Sandy Point State Park.
  • Viaje Privado
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    Cancelación GRATIS 7 días de aviso
    5 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 7:00 AM
    $550
    Start your day with some fishing action and go after Striped Bass, or Spanish Mackerel, Trout, and Redfish. The captain will take care of your fishing equipment and licenses, so you only need to bring some snacks and drinks. Feel free to discuss pickup options with the captain upon booking, he may be able to pick you up at Kent Narrows or Sandy Point State Park.
  • Viaje Privado
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    Cancelación GRATIS 7 días de aviso
    5 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 2:00 PM
    $550
    This afternoon trip has flexible departure times, so you can start in the evening as well. Just get in touch with the captain, so he can advise what will work best. All fishing equipment and licenses are included in the price.
  • Viaje Privado
    7 Hour Trip
    Cancelación GRATIS 7 días de aviso
    7 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 7:00 AM
    $750
    This full day adventure will take you after some of the tastiest species around. Normally, you don't need to run far to find fish but certainly can if it will make your day successful. Please contact the captain prior to booking to review the best tide cycles.
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Sobre el Captain

Ron Buffington
Rock Hall, Maryland, Estados Unidos
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Miembro desde Julio 2021
I’ve fished since I was in elementary school. I grew up Bass fishing lakes and rivers. In my early 20’s I fished a lot Bass tournaments for both Small and Largemouth Bass, winning several of them. About 12 years ago, bored with freshwater fishing, I made a blind leap in to Light tackle saltwater. I quickly fell in love with saltwater fishing, being impressed with how hard they fight and vigorously they feed in the right conditions. About 6 years ago, I saw a need for fishing rods designed just for light tackle fishing in saltwater. I started a rod company that quickly grew. Our rods can be found in several popular stores in the area. Today, we are the largest independent light tackle rod company on the east coast. Over the years fishing with other Chesapeake anglers, our rod customers and friends from out of town it was often mentioned I should guide. Now I enjoy showing others what drew me to salt water.

Sobre este listado

Especies de Interés

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Perch (White) White Perch
Redfish Redfish
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Especificaciones del barco

Seahunt (Center console) construido en 2016. Impulsado por 150HP Yamaha motor, con una velocidad máxima de crucero de 45 nudos.

Longitud
21 ft
Capacidad
4 personas

Tipos de Pesca

Pesca en Río
Pesca de Orilla

Técnicas de Pesca

Equipo Ligero
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Pesca con Mosca

Servicios

GPS
Localizador de peces
Vivero para la carnada
Nevera para la pesca
GPS
Localizador de peces
Vivero para la carnada
Nevera para la pesca

El Viaje Incluye

Cañas, carretes y equipo
Señuelos
Limpieza y Fileteado
Bebidas
Bottled water
Licencia de Pesca

Política de Cancelación

Cancelación gratis hasta 7 días antes del viaje

Los clientes pueden cancelar o modificar su reserva hasta 7 días antes de la fecha del viaje sin cargo. Si el viaje se cancela o modifica después, o en caso de no presentarse, se cobrará el 100% del depósito.

Políticas

Opción de traslado después de reservar
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Se permiten niños
Te quedas con la pesca
Se permite captura y liberación

Pago

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid any additional costs or unnecessary hassle with carrying cash.

No additional fees.
Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

Cuando el capitán confirme tu viaje, FishingBooker cargará a su tarjeta de crédito un depósito del 15% para garantizar la reserva.

El saldo restante se pagará directamente al operador del charter en la fecha del viaje o antes en uno de los siguientes métodos de pago:

Efectivo
PayPal

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Opiniones de los clientes

Calificación general
Excellent
5.0 / 5
de 5 estrellas de 5 reseñas
Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Fotos de clientes (3)
October fishing trip
Full day trip with Captain Ron
Full day trip with Captain Ron
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Buena experiencia
100%
Capitán amigable
100%
Recomienda este charter
80%
Apto para niños
100%
Satisfecho con el barco
100%
Atrapé lo que quería
100%
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Kristina K.
Bowie, MD
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Experiencia:
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Barco
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Tripulación
Excellent
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En general

Morning trip with Captain Ron

VERIFICADO   Morning Walk On Trip on Octubre 23, 2021
As soon as we left the dock, still dark out, Captain Ron had us on the fish. He is extremely knowledgeable and knew exactly...
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Dennis P.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
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October fishing trip

VERIFICADO   5 Hour Trip – Fishing/Sightseeing on Octubre 24, 2021
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Derek E.
United States
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing Trip with Captain Ron

5 Hour Trip (PM) on Junio 16, 2021
Ron took myself and 2 other friends out to the bay to fish for the afternoon/evening, and it was the best fishing experience...
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David J.
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
Excellent
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Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full day trip with Captain Ron

7 Hour Trip on Junio 10, 2021
Spent the day catching rockfish with Captain Ron he knew where all the big fish were. We didnt even have to get our hands dirty...
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El capitán canceló

VERIFICADO   Marzo 12, 2022
El operador del charter canceló 83 días antes de la fecha del viaje. Esta es una publicación automática
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FAQs about JLS Light Tackle Guide Service LLC

JLS Light Tackle Guide Service LLC offers the following trips to customers:
  • $175 per person - 5 Hour Trip – Walk On Morning (AM) (5 hours)
  • $175 per person - Evening Walk On Trip (5 hours)
  • $550 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Fishing/Sightseeing (5 hours)
  • $550 per group - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $550 per group - 5 Hour Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $750 per group - 7 Hour Trip (7 hours)

When you book a trip with JLS Light Tackle Guide Service LLC, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Localizador de peces
  • Vivero para la carnada
  • Nevera para la pesca

Trips booked with JLS Light Tackle Guide Service LLC include:
  • Cañas, carretes y equipo
  • Señuelos
  • Limpieza y Fileteado
  • Bebidas (Bottled water)
  • Licencia de Pesca

JLS Light Tackle Guide Service LLC offers the following types of fishing:
  • Pesca en Río
  • Pesca de Orilla

JLS Light Tackle Guide Service LLC offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Equipo Ligero
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Pesca con Mosca

Top targeted fish species with JLS Light Tackle Guide Service LLC include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Perch (White)
  • Redfish
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout