Family Traditions Charter Co.

Explore the lovely waters around Placida in Florida and have a first-class fishing experience with Family Traditions Charter Co. Captain Will Hubbard is a cordial and skilled angler who’ll take you to inshore and nearshore waters and help you make a good catch as well as have lots of fun. Join him and meet Placida’s marine world in a great way.

You’ll fish from a 23’ Hanson center console that’s powered by a 150 HP Suzuki engine. The boat can carry up to 6 anglers. Thanks to its quality GPS, fishfinder, and radio systems, you will reach the fish safely and quickly. The boat uses a wireless trolling motor for a more tactful approach to the fish, is equipped with a fighting chair, and has got a livewell to provide live bait. There will also be a first mate on board to give you any help you might need.

You can chase a variety of fish in this area. There’s Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, King Mackerel, Sheepshead, Snook, as well as many other interesting species. Using light and heavy tackle, you and the captain will catch by trolling and bottom fishing. You can choose the amount of your catch that you will take home, or, if you prefer, you can release it.  Kids of all ages are welcome to join aboard and there can be no smoking during the trip.

The captain will cover you with all the fishing equipment you’ll need as well as with licenses. He’ll also clean and fillet your catch so you can easily take it home. What you should bring before you arrive are just some food and drinks.

Come visit Family Traditions Charter Co. and have a wonderful fishing experience on the waters of Placida!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Goliath Grouper
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    Wrestle with one of the heaviest, toughest fighters out there! You'll target Goliath Groupers in the range of 150 to 300 pounds so get ready for an exciting time on the water and muscle soreness the next day!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    On a 4-hour trip, you'll be fishing inshore or nearshore. You'll be targeting Snook, Trout, Redfish, Snapper, Sheepshead, and many other species.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    On a 6-hour trip, you will have the time to experience some different types of fishing. For example, trolling, bottom fishing, and casting. There will be time to do multiple types of fishing both inshore and nearshore. This will be up to the captain's discretion based on the weather and bite!
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About the Captain

Will Hubbard
Placida, Florida, United States
39 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2021
Captain Will welcomes you to his fishing headquarters in Placida. Join him and delve into inshore and nearshore waters in search of many prized species, and also enjoy the wonderful natural surroundings this area has to offer.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Hanson (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 150HP Suzuki DF150 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Up to 5 miles offshore.
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Used for inshore
Heavy Tackle
Used for nearshore
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Near Shore

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Placida to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
All Ages
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Clients keep desired amout of the catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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:

Cash
PayPal

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 39 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (43)
3\/4 trip with Capt. Will
3\/4 trip with Capt. Will
June fishing trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Kendrick H.
Woodlawn, VA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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4hr Trip with captain Will

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 4, 2022
We had a wonderful time with Captain Will caught plenty of fish and overall just had a great time!
Kendrick H. recommends Family Traditions Charter Co.
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Jason W.
Republic, MO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3/4 trip with Capt. Will

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on July 12, 2022
Had a blast fishing today with my wife and capt. Will was very knowledgeable and helped us every step of the way to get on...
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Jessica L.
Deer River, MN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half Day Trip with Family Traditions Charter Co.

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on February 11, 2022
Our family had a fantastic day fishing with Captain Will and his First Mate Clayton.  We were very impressed with the entire...
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Whitney H.
Brunswick, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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A great day in LGI!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on June 2, 2022
We loved our day with Will and his son Clayton! It was great to explore the area with such knowledgeable fishermen that were...
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Terry W.
Jefferson, WI
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 hour trip with Captain Will and Clayton

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on March 29, 2022
Had a great day on the water. Everyone caught dish and also hooked a couple of really big Snook and Trout. Had a great time!
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FAQs about Family Traditions Charter Co.

Family Traditions Charter Co. offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Goliath Grouper (4 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Family Traditions Charter Co., you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Family Traditions Charter Co. include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Family Traditions Charter Co. offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing (Up to 5 miles offshore. )
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Family Traditions Charter Co. offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle (Used for inshore)
  • Heavy Tackle (Used for nearshore)
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling (Near Shore )

Top targeted fish species with Family Traditions Charter Co. include:
  • Black Drum
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail