Fish “Tales” from the first Mate: Being part of the Playin’ Hooky team is so much fun! We meet some amazing people celebrating various stages in their lives. We’ve had multiple honeymooners, but no story sticks out quite like Greg and Lynn from New York. They’ve been together for a very long time and because […]
Welcome! Captain Adam’s passion is helping families create memories out on the sea. Whether you’re a parent with younger children, multi-generational fathers/sons, or a group of friends looking for a fishing or island-hopping adventure, you’ve come to the right place!
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OFFSHORE GULF FISHING
Experience deep sea fishing on a private charter, between 12 and 25 miles offshore. We fish reefs, wrecks and hard bottom areas, either bottom-fishing or trolling. Your choice as to whether we go out after a specific type of fish … or just see what we catch!Learn More
Keep the shore in sight but still have a deep sea-style fishing experience! We’ll fish around Egmont Channel or reefs in/around the area. The catch is a nice variety that we’ll get via bottom-fishing or trolling … both large and small!Learn More
See dolphins, do some light fishing, go shelling, snorkel some ruins and enjoy some sightseeing of Florida seabird wildlife and homes along the waterways! We’ll island-hop between Ft. DeSoto, Shell Key and Egmont Channel … fun for families of all ages!Learn More
Recent Fishing Charters
Fish “Tales” from the first mate: From Mid – March through the beginning of May the King Mackerel begin the spring run through the Gulf of Mexico along the Saint Petersburg/ Tampa Bay coast. It’s not uncommon for us to limit out on King Mackerel within the first hour of a charter during those months. […]
Fish “Tales” from the first mate: We try to make every charter the perfect charter, but it doesn’t always happen. During the peak of our Spring break season, we experienced the “Perfect Charter”. It was a Sunday Morning and the weather was perfect. Water was glass calm and we couldn’t have asked for a better […]