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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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Kids had a lot of fun

This trip was amazing for our kids. Captian Van was very good and patient with my 9 year old son... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
WDegolier
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A Good Time Had By All

Just got back (7/11) from catching Barracuda and Mackerel with Capt. Van. Me, my wife and 3... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff J
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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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“catching fish” (7 reviews)
“trout” (9 reviews)
“great trip” (7 reviews)
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260 Maryland Ave, Stump Pass Marina, Englewood, FL 34224-7002
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+1 941-468-4017
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This trip was amazing for our kids. Captian Van was very good and patient with my 9 year old son and 7 year old daughter. The fish were active for most of the time and when there was a break my kids were busy with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back (7/11) from catching Barracuda and Mackerel with Capt. Van. Me, my wife and 3 teen-agers all had an absolute blast!! Capt. Van was an excellent guide and host and got everyone catching fish in no time. Truly a memorable experience - loved...More

Thank Jeff J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and husband went out July 9th and had lots of fun catching Spanish Mackerel and barracudas. He knew what he was doing and has a capable boat. Has all the tackle and knowledge for a good fishing experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 15 June 2018

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 16 June 2018

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 21 May 2018

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

Thank Dan L
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Captain Van H, Captain/guide at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

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 29 April 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

Thank sgtnbpd
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Reviewed 9 March 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

Thank lauriep492
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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 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 7 March 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

Thank Steven D
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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 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 2 March 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

Thank Cathy R
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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 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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