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Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters

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260 Maryland Ave, Stump Pass Marina, Englewood, FL 34224-7002
+1 941-468-4017
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Fun trip to a new part of Florida...

Booked a 4hr trip a week in advance. Captain Hubbard was very responsive to emails. See his website... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
T R
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Evansville, Indiana
4 hr fishing trip

Super experience Awesome action caught lots of fish Guy knows his stuff! My son had a great time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John W
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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 2 weeks ago

Booked a 4hr trip a week in advance. Captain Hubbard was very responsive to emails. See his website for methods of contact. Requested action for my son (whatever was biting), sightseeing for my wife (dolphin, manatee, boat ride). You could tell he read my reservation...More

Thank T R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super experience Awesome action caught lots of fish Guy knows his stuff! My son had a great time We are super pleased with capt and first mate Logan

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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you all very much it was a fun trip. Enjoyed talking with Charlie too.

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Captain Van, gave us an excellent trip today. In difficult conditions we caught 2 king Mackerel, a shark and a Catfish. We missed at least 12 bites due to the wind, Van was very patient and went through a fair amount of gear. Fabulous time...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We went out Saturday July 15 2017. We were at the dock at seven thirty and Captain Hubbard was waiting for us. He had the bait fish and chum ready for fishing. It was about forty five minutes to the fishing area. We had all...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We just returned from a trip in Boca Grande, and chartering with Capt Van was at the top of the list. Literally, on our honeymoon 28 years ago we had chartered with him and we wanted our adult children to have that same experience fishing...More

Thank lpstella
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This was a trip especially for our kids (age 10, 8, and 6). We arrived a few minutes early and Captain Van was already there and ready to go. Within 10 minutes they had all hooked and reeled in keeper snapper. For the next 3...More

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Captain Van H, Captain at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

thank you I enjoyed your company also. Kids are so much fun and pleasant to fish with. looking forward to next time. Captain Van

Reviewed 4 July 2017

van never showed up, did not return calls or email morning of our scheduled charter. folks at the marina said he is on "van time" which I took to mean he might eventually show up, but after waiting 30 minutes, we left.

2  Thank mike874
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Captain was great with 4 younger children and we caught so many fish. Unbelievable, a Cobia came up to get some fish, and the Captain hooked him with a different reel! We all had a great time with loads of delicious fish to leave with.

1  Thank Rocko76
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went on a half day trip with 4 teenage children (15 & 16 year olds, 2 boys and 2 girls). Everyone had a great time. Captain Van was a patient teacher and helped everyone keep their lines in the water and actively catching fish....More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Capt. Van Hubbard was patient and kind with our boys. We got several snapper to bring home! He even tried to catch something big for the boys. We were unsuccessful but the boys had a good time trying. We were also able to see dolphins...More

1  Thank Lacy K
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