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Playin' Hooky Charters

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4720 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-1006
+1 727-286-0607
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Best Charter you could book

Awesome experience that my boys and I won't forget. Great communication and service. You really... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Kctravelers4
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Record Breaking Fishing Trip for Me

Best charter and fishing trip of my life (beating out Hawaii and Canada)! My wife and I celebrated... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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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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4720 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-1006
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Reviewed 9 August 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.

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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 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

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Reviewed 2 July 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

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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 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

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Reviewed 17 June 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

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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 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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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This was our second charter with Playin' Hooky. We invited our fishing crazy nephews to a full day offshore after going out with Tara and Adam last September. They had a blast! Caught a lot of fish, survived some rain and learned a lot about...More

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

Thank you for this wonderful review and choosing Playin Hooky charters! We are glad that you chose us for your adventure on the water! It was our pleasure to play hooky with your wonderful family! Looking forward to Playin Hooky with you again! Best fishes,...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Wow!!! The Captain and first mate literally spent every minute of our charter ensuring we had a good time. From explaining the surroundings, to fishing pointers, they were amazing. We also caught many variety of fish! Grouper, snapper, even a shark!!! I'd recommend no other...More

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

Thank you for choosing Playin Hooky charters and for taking the time to review us! We really appreciate it and are pleased that you had such a great experience! Best fishes, Capt Adam

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Reviewed 19 May 2017 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

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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

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

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Reviewed 4 May 2017 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!!!

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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

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

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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 reviewResponded 6 May 2017

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!

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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

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Adam H, Owner at Playin' Hooky Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

So glad that your boys had such a great charter! Looking forward to Playin Hooky with you again!

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Reviewed 26 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 reviewResponded 27 September 2016

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

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