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Playin' Hooky Charters

4720 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-1006
+1 727-286-0607
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Excellent team and great day!

Capt. Adam and Capt. Tara took us out 40 miles to catch grouper and a load of vermillion. Then... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Isaac H
Nephews were ecstatic!!

This was our second charter with Playin' Hooky. We invited our fishing crazy nephews to a full day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dawn N
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Playin' Hooky Charters specializes in Private family charters. We cater to the avid angler but specialize in giving your family and kids that once in a life time experience. Never fished before? That's ok, with the help of Captain Adam and his first mates you'll feel like a pro after one charter. Want your child to love fishing as much as you? We'll make sure that your child has the time of their lives! We offer nearshore and offshore Gulf fishing as well as sightseeing,snorkeling, shelling and island-hopping excursions for both half and full days. Get Caught Playin' Hooky in St. Petersburg, FL!
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4720 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-1006
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+1 727-286-0607

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Capt. Adam and Capt. Tara took us out 40 miles to catch grouper and a load of vermillion. Then brought us in to catch Kingfish and finished the day with a Dusky Shark. This was a family outing with 6 total people on the boat,...More

Thank Isaac H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second charter with Playin' Hooky. We invited our fishing crazy nephews to a full day offshore after going out with Tara and Adam last September. They had a blast! Caught a lot of fish, survived some rain and learned a lot about...More

Thank Dawn N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!!! The Captain and first mate literally spent every minute of our charter ensuring we had a good time. From explaining the surroundings, to fishing pointers, they were amazing. We also caught many variety of fish! Grouper, snapper, even a shark!!! I'd recommend no other...More

Thank Joshua E
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We fished May 16th on our 30th Wedding Anniversary. What a great experience! Our Captain Tara was awesome! She took us to the first fishing HOT SPOT, and we literally caught a fish every time. The only reason we moved to a second HOT SPOT...More

Thank Joy R
Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

So glad that you had an amazing day and a wonderful experience. You are both awesome anglers and were a blast to fish with! Thank you for the great review! Best fishes, Capt Tara

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Knowledgeable, Awesome boat and equipment. Captain was always doing something to help or ensure we had everything we needed to catch the fish of a lifetime! Will be using this charter on our next visit for sure!!!

Thank Jeff M
Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Jeff, I am so glad that you had a great experience! We really appreciate your review! Looking forward to Playin Hooky with you again! Capt Adam

Reviewed 15 April 2017

I had an amazing day fishing with Capt Adam and Capt Tara. They were incredibly friendly, knowledgeable and fun to be around. Their 26 ft Sea Fox is an amazing boat with a huge bathroom. It handles the chop well and has plenty of space...More

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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for the great review! We are glad that you had such a wonderful experience and look forward to Playin Hooky with you again!

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Playin' Hooky Charters was awesome. Our husbands and sons had a great day fishing with Captain Adam and experienced the catch of a lifetime - a 12 ft. 500 plus pound dusky shark. The boys have talked about it for days!! One of the boys...More

Thank Lori P
Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

So glad that your boys had such a great charter! Looking forward to Playin Hooky with you again!

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Captain Adam and Tara made our family near shore fishing trip the highlight of our vacation! September morning right after the full moon....no problem for a Captain when he knows the waters, caught a Cuda and Black Tuna within 30 minutes of leaving shore! So...More

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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

We are so glad you had such as great experience in spite of the full moon.... Your family is amazing and so easy to accommodate! We had a blast and I am sure that tuna was delicious! Looking forward to playin hooky with you again!...More

Reviewed 29 July 2016

Being from the Dakotas, I’ve only been to the ocean/gulf a couple times in my life and I’ve always wanted to experience deep sea fishing and the possibility of reeling in a big shark. I researched private charters in the St. Petersburg area for me...More

Thank rweber2016
Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are glad that you had such a great experience! Looking forward to playin' hooky with you again in the future! Best fishes, Capt Adam & First mate Tara

Reviewed 28 July 2016

I could talk about this trip all day... What a memorable trip Playin Hooky Charters gave us here off the gulf fishing. We literally caught fish all day and was being watched by the boats that would come in after us. I could tell they...More

Thank SweetTinKC
Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are glad that you had such a great experience and look forward to Playin' Hooky with you again! Best Fishes, Cant Adam & 1st Mate Tara

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