Whether you want to introduce your kids to the wonders of angling or you’re chasing the next trophy catch, you’ve come to the right place. Captain Adam and Captain Tara of Playin’ Hooky Charters will share their passion for fishing with you, in the blue waters of Saint Petersburg!
Join them for an angling adventure on board their 26’ Sea Fox. She has a spacious deck and you can fish from any side – the capacity is 6 anglers plus the crew. The engines are twin Yamahas with 150 HP each, they’ll get you to your fishing grounds quickly and smoothly.
Whatever your fishing wishes, Playin’ Hooky Charters will deliver! You can hit the nearshore waters for Mangrove Snapper, Gag and Red Grouper, Hogfish, Blacktip Shark, and many other species. Bluewater fanatics will head up to 45 miles offshore and hook up the top stars of the area: Red Snapper, Bigeye, Yellowfin, and the occasional Bluefin Tuna. King and Spanish Mackerel, as well as many other species can be caught.
All trips are fully customizable. Want to enjoy the sights after a couple of hours of fishing? Not a problem. The gorgeous water looks to good to pass up? The charter carries snorkeling equipment for all guests. Just let the captains know if you have any special requests and they’ll accommodate you.
There’s no minimum age for kids and life jackets in all sizes are provided. Catch cleaning and filleting is included in the price, if the total number of fish cleaned is under 75. The tackle you’ll use is all high-quality equipment, made by Penn and Fin-Nor.
Explore the waters of the Gulf of Mexico the right way – with a rod in hand! Book a trip with Playin’ Hooky Charters today and get ready for a fishing excursion you’ll remember for years to come.
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Sea Fox (Angler) originally built in 2015. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.
Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid any additional costs or unnecessary hassle with carrying cash.
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
St. Petersburg Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Playin' Hooky Charters
- $425 per group, additional $25 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
- $425 per group, additional $25 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
- $525 per group, additional $25 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (AM) (6 hours)
- $525 per group, additional $25 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (PM) (6 hours)
- Toilet (Full head and freshwater sink)
- Snorkeling Equipment (For all customers)
- Live Bait Well
- Rods, reels & tackle (Penn and Fin-Nor)
- Live Bait (Usually caught during the trip)
- Catch cleaning & filleting (Up to 75 fish, or 1.5h of cleaning)
- First Mate (Available for a $70 fee)
- Fishing License
- Nearshore Fishing
- Offshore Fishing (Up to 45 miles)
- Reef Fishing
- Wreck Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Drift Fishing
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Barracuda (Great)
- Grouper (Gag)
- Grouper (Red)
- King Mackerel (Kingfish)
- Shark (Blacktip)
- Snapper (Lane)
- Snapper (Mangrove)
- Snapper (Red)
- Spanish Mackerel
- Tuna (Bigeye)
- Tuna (Yellowfin)