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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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We took the 4 hour family trip last year with our kids (10, 8 & 7 yrs.) and it was great. Even... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2014
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Must-Do, Fun Florida Activity!

Is it possible to give more than 5 stars? Captain Van deserves it! He's friendly, INCREDIBLY... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2014
Evanston, Illinois
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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
+1 941-468-4017
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Reviewed 29 January 2014

We took the 4 hour family trip last year with our kids (10, 8 & 7 yrs.) and it was great. Even though the weather was a little cold Captain Van Hubbard found us some sheltered areas for the kids to fish and we had...More

1  Thank pklages
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Is it possible to give more than 5 stars? Captain Van deserves it! He's friendly, INCREDIBLY knowledgeable, and really desires to give your group a customized experience for everyone to enjoy. We had a group with a variety of ages and interests in fishing. Everyone...More

2  Thank cubsfan46
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Captain Van was referred to us by a friend of his who guided a group of my family members a few years ago. The entire experience was great from communication to booking to the great morning on the water to careful instructions for preparing our...More

Thank gilly9575
Reviewed 30 October 2013

We booked a mornings fishing after Captain Van had been recommended to us by the kind people at Cape Haze Marina . We were not disappointed . The main point of the trip was to keep my teenage sons interested and we certainly were able...More

Thank Brent G
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Went King fishing with Captain Van this Thursday (10/3/2013), what a trip! He found the fish and we had a great time. Captain Van is a great instructor, he has he knowledge and the personality to make for a awesome day on the water. A...More

1  Thank Dan V
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We had a great experience with Captain Van. Awesome guide/ captain! He custumized the trip for our 9 year old and ensured he had the time of his life. He knows all the hot spots, is great with kids and was a lot of fun...More

Thank DennisTrixie
Reviewed 29 August 2013

I had the great pleasure of fishing with Van on 8/28/2013 in Lemon Bay and just out into the Gulf. I will start by saying the captain is one of the best fishing guides I have had the pleasure to fish with, and produced for...More

Thank wbohlim
Reviewed 26 July 2013

We were hoping to take our 6y son and 8y daughter out for some fishing and time on the water and could not have been more fortunate to have connected with Cap't Van. The trip was seemingly tailored for them and he was perfect pitch...More

Thank D B
Reviewed 24 July 2013

We booked a half day in-shore fishing trip with Captain Van last week. Although the weather was less than cooperative, we made the best of it and were able to be out on the water for about 3 hours before the rain started. As stated...More

Thank Gus K
Reviewed 8 July 2013 via mobile

Tarpon fishing 160lb tarpon by the boat less than 1 1/2 hours on the water.great host knowledgeable,very professional .Be sure to take time for lunch and fish story's after trip. BE SURE and CALL CAPT. HUBBARD night before trip to confirm trip is still a...More

2  Thank milliesnickers
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