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Playin' Hooky Charters

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St. Petersburg, FL, USA
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About Playin' Hooky Charters
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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Reviewed May 1, 2019

Great boat, quality equipment but Adam is the star- he worked hard all day on a loooong day to meet our requests and put us on the fish. Really good comms - the day I booked was blown out but Adam rang beforehand and placed...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Playin' Hooky C, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

So glad we could get you out! Thank you for the great review! Best fishes, Capt Adam

Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

This was my second time going out with Captain Adam and still he doesn't disappoint. Took kids this time and they had a great time. We caught lots of fish which was great and kept them interested. Captain Adam did all he could to get...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Playin' Hooky C, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2019

You guys are awesome as always! I wish the conditions were better but we all tried very hard. You guys are troopers even with those big waves! Can't wait to fish with you guys again!

Reviewed March 23, 2019

Captain Adam was fantastic and provided detailed information and also kept us updated with weather to ensure we would have a good experience. He made sure we had plenty of time to check out the local island and dolphin watch. Recommendations for where to have...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Thank you for the great review! We loved Playin hooky with you and hope to do it again!

Reviewed January 2, 2019

Captain Adam and Playin Hooky Charters is excellent. We went out at 1pm for a half day charter and brought back over 60 fish, mainly snapper. The boat is very comfortable with 4 in our group. Captain Adam had lots of tips and great great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend, our 4 kids, and I took a half day charter with Captain Tara and it was an awesome trip in all regards. Beautiful boat, knowledgeable and friendly captain, and great communication with an accommodating company. We can not recommend this outfit highly enough!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Thank you for the great review it is really appreciated! I am glad that you had a fabulous time. Your group was a lot of fun! I look forward to Playin Hooky with you again! Capt Tara

Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I can't say enough about Playin' Hooky and Captain Adam. It was an experience of a lifetime catching that Goliath Grouper, all the King Mackerel's, and the Sharks. Captain Adam had everything prepared and knew exactly where and what to do to catch alot of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thank you for the great review! We enjoyed Playin hooky with you all and fishing was certainly on Fire for you that day! This charter will be hard to top but we will do our best to give your kids a Great Experience the next...More

Reviewed March 11, 2018

Captain Adam and Captain Tara were amazing. They more than met our expectations. There was bad boating weather coming in and they did everything they could to get us out on the water. We were visiting St. Petersburg on our honeymoon & my husband asked...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. It was a pleasure meeting both of you and and again congratulations! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your honeymoon and would love to fish again with you guys someday! P.s the sushi was awesome. Thanks again!!°

Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience that my boys and I won't forget. Great communication and service. You really won't get a better more affordable fishing trip. Just do it.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review and choosing Playin Hooky charters for your experience! I had a wonderful time with you and your boys! They truly are great kids and great fishermen! Looking forward to Playin Hooky with you again! Best fishes, Capt Adam

Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Best charter and fishing trip of my life (beating out Hawaii and Canada)! My wife and I celebrated our 22nd Anniversary with an extended weekend to St. Pete's. It was an eventful week ranging from winning at blackjack to segways to fishing. The highlight of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Happy anniversary! I'm happy that you are chose Playin Hooky Charter to celebrate! Thank you for this amazing review! It was truly my pleasure to celebrate with you! Best fishes, Capt Adam

Reviewed June 16, 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Thank you for this wonderful review! We truly enjoyed Playin Hooky with your wonderful family! Looking forward to Playin Hooky with you again! Best fishes, Capt Adam and Capt Tara

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