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Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters

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260 Maryland Ave, Stump Pass Marina, Englewood, FL 34224-7002
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Fun day family fishing

Thank you Captain Van Hubbard for a great day of fishing! He was very knowledgeable and had... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
hunterlady
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Bellevue, Nebraska
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Great Day of Fishing for the Kids!

I told Captain Van ahead of time that this was the kids' fishing trip. Right from the beginning he... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jslocke7
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Circleville, Ohio
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Captain Van Hubbard USCG Fishing Guide since 1976 from Venice to Boca Grande Florida knows the waters and habitat sharing with you the safest, most pleasurable and rewarding charter. Customized to your specific desires, yet never compromizing in safety. Inshore and backcountry sportfishing and eco tours from a 23 feet safe, comfortable Dorado bayboat. In additon to fishing from beginner to pro, we offer nature/photography tours and waterfront real estate tours. Children over age 6 with their family are welcome! Limit of 4 persons per charter.
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260 Maryland Ave, Stump Pass Marina, Englewood, FL 34224-7002
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thank you Captain Van Hubbard for a great day of fishing! He was very knowledgeable and had patience with our 2 young boys. Highly recommend and would not hesitate to use them again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I told Captain Van ahead of time that this was the kids' fishing trip. Right from the beginning he had them catching fish. They were constantly in motion. If the fish weren't biting in one spot, we moved to another. The kids caught all types...More

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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a fun family adventure I was blessed to share. Children are so inquisitive and excited by the little things we tend to take for granted. Thank you for sharing. Captain Van

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My son (home on college break) and I had a great day with Capt. Van Hubbard. Van knows where to find the fish, he is great company, and he wears the best fishing apparel available #ReelLegends. We caught a lot of big fish, I think...More

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Captain Van H, Captain/guide at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you. Was fun and exciting. We had several big jacks. Barracuda, plus a shark and king mackerel. We need to get Alex some Skechers from Bealls. They are comfortable, don’t slip or mark up deck like black soles. Looking forward to doing it again....More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

For serious fishing or family fun this is the Captain. Excellent equipment and knowledge. We fished for 5 hours in the area near Englewood. The inter-coastal area is a great place to fish and enjoy the natural beauty. We hit about 12 spots, The kids...More

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Captain Van knows the waters of the Gulf Coast in the area of Venice and Englewood and took us out for a half day of fishing. He knows his stuff and we had a great time catching many sea trout, which he cleaned for us...More

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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2018

Thank you so much. it was windy but we we safe and comfortable plus we caught a mess of nice trout for your dinner. You ladies were fun and I enjoyed your company also. Looking forward to our next trip! Captain Van

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

I treated my 3 grandson, ages 14, 12, and 10, and their dad to a fishing trip yesterday with Captain Van Hubbard. We fished 6 hours in the Lemon Bay area near Englewood. The inter-coastal area is a great place to fish for both the...More

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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

It is wonderful to have a job that allows me the opportunities to share our waters and sea life with children and families. You and everyone were wonderful guest that I look forward to seeing again. Thank you so much. Glad you all enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

I treated my husband to Captain Van's Fishing Charters for his 70th Birthday,. Another couple, our good neighbors, joined us. The conditions were perfect and. Captain Van and First Mate, Logan, were very accommodating and helpful during our four hour fishing adventure! Captain Van took...More

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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2018

always fun to share special occasions with wonderful folks. Thank you all. Let's do it next year too. Captain Van

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Fished with Captain Van and mate Logan on February 17. We had a great morning of fishing with myself and my parents in the Gulf, near offshore. We had lots of action and when the fish stopped biting, Captain Van was quick to try another...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We took a fishing charter with Captain Van Hubbard and I caught more fish than I ever did out in the Channel before. He knew just were to take us and gave us some handy tips on fishing to boot. Great way to spend a...More

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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you we enjoyed the trip also. The weather is awesome and fishing will just continue to improve. Looking forward to doing it again soon. Captain Van H

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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

My son, two 6 year old grandchildren and I went with Captain Van Hubbard on January 9, 2019. We caught lots of fish and the captain and first mate were just great with the kids. They are still talking about the great time they had....More

Thank Richard D
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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

Thank you Dick we enjoyed our adventure together. the boys we a treat for us too. Captain's Van and Logan

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