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Playin' Hooky Charters

4720 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-1006
+1 727-286-0607
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30Th Wedding Anniversary Fish Frenzy

We fished May 16th on our 30th Wedding Anniversary. What a great experience! Our Captain Tara was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joy R
via mobile
Great Fishing Charter

Knowledgeable, Awesome boat and equipment. Captain was always doing something to help or ensure we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeff M
via mobile
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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 3 days ago 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 review

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 2 weeks ago 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 review

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 review

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 31 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 review

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 review

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 review

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

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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this review

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

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My three boys 14, 17, 28 and I went on a half day fishing excursion with Adam and Tara. They were very accommodating and did everything they could to make our trip a memorable one. My 17 year old wanted to catch a fish that...More

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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this review

So glad that you and your boys had such a great experience. Thank you for the great review. Best fishes, Capt Adam and first mate Tara

Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is our second time we have booked with Playin' Hooky Charters. Captain Adam and First Mate Tara are knowledgeable, wonderful, very accommodating and friendly! The first outing was with couples some who fish and some who don't and it is a fun adventure whether...More

Thank Lea S
Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are so glad that you had another great experience and look forward to playin hooky with you again! Best fishes, Captain Adam and first mate Tara

Reviewed 23 June 2016

This was our second charter in 2 years with Capt Adam and First Mate Tara..... They are great! Our boys had a BLAST and caught some beautiful creatures. We only catch and release, but one catch was a +350 lb Goliath grouper!! Amazing! They talked...More

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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! So glad that you had a great experience again! Looking forward to playin hooky again soon! Best fishes, Capt Adam and first mate Tara

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