Captain
Donald Adams

Member since June 2018 Crystal River, United States
Background
Captain Don Adams has been fishing the Crystal River area since 1997. He retired from the government with 36+ years of service. His passion for fishing and teaching others to fish led him to start a charter business in 2015. Don has a USCG Captain's License and Florida State Charter License. He can share his love for the outdoors with others. His knowledge and friendly attitude towards beginner anglers allow novice fishermen an experience of their life, from young to old. Capt. Don has Federal Reef and Pelagic Permits to allow you to catch Red Snapper 7 days a week.

Hey, I'm Captain Donald Adams

Crystal River, United States
Background
Captain Don Adams has been fishing the Crystal River area since 1997. He retired from the government with 36+ years of service. His passion for fishing and teaching others to fish led him to start a charter business in 2015. Don has a USCG Captain's License and Florida State Charter License. He can share his love for the outdoors with others. His knowledge and friendly attitude towards beginner anglers allow novice fishermen an experience of their life, from young to old. Capt. Don has Federal Reef and Pelagic Permits to allow you to catch Red Snapper 7 days a week.
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Fishing Reports

Sheephead Strong Bite

March 10, 2020

Sheephead are in the spawning area at the near shore reefs. Continue to catch 4-6 lb sheepshead mixed with some mangrove snapper and short hogfish. Read Full Report →


Sheephead on Fire

March 02, 2020

Went out today and dropped anchor at 7:50am. Had 10 keeper sheepshead up to 5lbs by 9:00am. Only kept sheepshead over 15" after 9:00 and completed limit of 16 sheepshead by 9:58am. Back to boat ramp at 12:45 with… Read Full Report →


Sheephead Charter

February 24, 2020

Good day on Uhookumcharters Feb 24, 2020 with Glenn and Janet from Ohio and Basil and Jane from Homosassa. Everyone enjoyed themselves and caught fish as soon as we stopped and anchored. Brought home 11 Sheephead and caught short… Read Full Report →


Sheephead Charter

February 23, 2020

Good day on Uhookumcharters Feb 23, 2020 with Arne and Bob from Gainsville and Mirko and Gregor from Southern Germany who never caught sheepshead and are here on holiday. Seas were rough this morning but laid down for the… Read Full Report →


Sheephead R&D

January 27, 2020

Conducted R&D trip for Sheephead. Had a limit (16 Sheephead) by 10:30 in the morning for 2 anglers. Caught short mangrove snapper, hogfish, porgy, Spanish mackerel and Grouper. Also caught 8 more keeper sheepshead before leaving at 1:00pm. Overall… Read Full Report →


Sheephead Charter

January 24, 2020

Had a great time with Ken, Aleisha and Ricky from Michigan. They caught Sheephead, Mangrove Snapper, Hogfish, Grunts, Blowfish, Porgy and Gag Grouper. It was Ken and Aleisha's first time to Florida. The weather was foggy and wet, but… Read Full Report →


January 2020 and the Bite is On

January 14, 2020

Another great start to 2020. The fish were on fire. Brought home 19 mangrove snapper, 10 sheepshead and a 16" hogfish. The sheepshead bite will only get better as the spawning starts. Read Full Report →


Kentucky Wounded Heroes Trip

June 07, 2019

Good day on Uhookumcharters with the Kentucky Wounded Heroes. Had the pleasure to take Tim Burke (Army) Jesse Griffith (Army) and Larry Vaughan (Navy) out for their 1st inshore fishing trip. Was suppose to take them off shore but… Read Full Report →


June 5 2019

June 05, 2019

Had a great time with the Noble Family. Celebrated Riley's birthday. Went for Grouper, but came up with short gags and red grouper. Did manage to bring home 54 grunts and alot of bent rods and threw back a… Read Full Report →


Trout were Hitting

May 08, 2019

Good day on the flats with Charles and Connine Cayll on Uhookumcharters. Winds were up but managed to catch 5 keeper trout. Caught several smaller trout, seabass, lizard fish and remoras. Connie had a huge fish hooked up that… Read Full Report →


Sheephead Are Still Here

March 25, 2019

Started out flats fishing and water temps were chilly. Took a ride to the near shore reef with my nephew 1st day of Spring Break to check out the sheephead. After arriving at 10:00am, we fished for 4.5hrs and… Read Full Report →


February 28, 2019

February 28, 2019

Another Good day on Uhookumcharters. Seas were flat and the fish were biting. Brought home 8 sheephead, 3 mangrove snapper and 2 Hogfish and grunts. Thre back over 2 dozen just short mangrove snapper and gags. Water is warming… Read Full Report →


Valentines Charter

February 16, 2019

Was able to take Jackie and Larry out for a Valentines Charter. Jackie caught 5 of the 6 Sheephead with the biggest just over 5 lbs. Had a great day and geting to know them both. Brought home sheephead,… Read Full Report →


Mangrove Snapper and Sheephead

February 03, 2019

Good day on Uhookumcharters with Bill Demott and company. Day was foggy, but the seas were calm. Had 5 keeper sheephead and 2 mangrove snapper and a pile of grunts. Also caught a couple of gag grouper. Read Full Report →


Sheephead are on Fire

January 13, 2019

Sheephead are coming in and the fishing is great. Using light tackle to catch huge sheephead, mangrove snapper, gag grouper and much more. Caught 12 sheephead, several mangrove snapper, porgies, grunts, hogfish and over 25 gag grouper on 6… Read Full Report →


Mangrove Snapper and Sheephead

January 08, 2019

Inshore Reefs are producing nice size mangrove snapper and sheephead. It will only get better as the sheephead move in to spawn. Read Full Report →


Scalloping Draws Near to Closing

September 14, 2018

Good day on Uhookumcharters Sept 14, 2018 with Vince, Danielle, Bob, Mom and guest. Caught 8 gals of scallops today. Great group of guys who have booked scalloping trips these last 3 years right before the season ends. Vince,… Read Full Report →


Trout are Running

September 08, 2018

Took for Nephew out for 5 hrs and caught over 40 trout. 4 keepers, but most were 14.5" - 14.9" just under. As weather cools trout fishing will only get better. Read Full Report →


Kentucky Wounded Heroes

July 27, 2018

Weather was Sunny Friday afternoon. Tides were high and current was strong. Took Teresa (Wife of Chris), Chris (Navy/Army), John (Army) and Troy (Retired Kentucky State Trooper) are disabled from the Kentucky Wounded Heroes scalloping. They scalloped for a… Read Full Report →


Kentucky Wounded Heroes

July 26, 2018

Good day on Uhookumcharters with John disabled Army Vet from Kentucky Wounded Heroes that are down for the week. John caught his 1st keeper seatrout. Fished from 7:30 - 10:45 and caught 35 plus trout, lady fish in schools… Read Full Report →


June 28, 2018/July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018

Took Jerry and his son Jackson out for 8hr offshore fishing trip on June 28, 2018. Unfortunately, weather man was wrong on seas. We had 4 ft seas and was hard to hold the bottom. We did manage to… Read Full Report →


July 7, 2018

July 07, 2018

Went out 45 miles and caught over 45 Gag grouper/red grouper just short of 24/20" limit. No snapper but lost a few big ones that rocked us. Caught a mess of grunts to include seabass. The crew took home… Read Full Report →


July 2, 2018 Scalloping

July 02, 2018

Good day on the scalloping grounds. Seas were calm and the Monaghan Family and Friend were exited about their 1st scalloping adventure. It started off a little slow but picked up @ 11:00 till departure. Wound up catching 4-5… Read Full Report →


Another Great Day

June 26, 2018

Another great day on Uhookumcharters. Caught 6+ sharks, gags, red grouper, trigger, grunts, seabass, snapper and mangrove snapper. Read Full Report →


Great Day on Uhookumcharters, LLC

June 15, 2018

Good day on Uhookumcharters June 15, 2018. Caught over 30 gags, red grouper, grunts, red snapper and blowfish. Brought home a 29", 28" and 25" gags, 17.5", 23" and 24" red snapper, 31 grunts and 4 blowfish. Had a… Read Full Report →


Snapper Trip June 12, 2018

June 12, 2018

Good day June 12, 2018 on Uhookumcharters. Caught Gags, red Grouper, snapper, grunts, seabass and blowfish. Brought home a 29.5" Gag, 6 red snapper 19.5" - 24.5", 31 grunts, 1 seabass, and 5 blow fish. Thanks to Jerry Boley,… Read Full Report →


Good Trout Day

June 08, 2018

Good day on the flats. Seas were calm and caught over 35 trout. Four keepers and many that were just short. Caught 2 small blacktip sharks and saw 3 Tarpon today. Wonderful day to spend on the water. Read Full Report →


Red Snapper 6-2-2018

June 02, 2018

Went out 45 miles and caught over 15 Gag grouper just short of 24" limit. Did bring a 25.5" on board. Caught a short Cobia, trigger fish, 2 nice red snapper and a mess of grunts to include seabass.… Read Full Report →

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4.79
out of 5 stars from 25 reviews
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Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
90%
Satisfied with the boat
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Terence S.
San Juan
 5.00
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September fishing trip

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Capt Don is very professional, being a charter captain myself I maybe a little bit harder to please but Don definitely delivered....
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Wes C.
Ocala, FL
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6 hr. with Captain Don

VERIFIED   August 11, 2020
GREAT TRIP!  But was I WHIPPED!  Hadn’t fished in 35 yrs. but Captain Don make it SO ENJOYABLE Beautiful boat...
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Dale W.
Homosassa, Florida
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8 Hour Charter

VERIFIED   NEW  September 2, 2020
What a great day!  Capt. Don put us on a variety of fish and kept the lines tight all day. We caught snapper, grouper,...
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Rich H.
Palm Harbor, Florida
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6 hr offshore trip

VERIFIED   July 25, 2020
I had a great time with Captain Don and highly recommend him for a fun day of fishing.  He went above and beyond to let...
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Arne R.
Newberry, FL
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Six hour trip with Captain Don.

VERIFIED   February 23, 2020
There were four of us on a fishing trip with Captain Don. Everything worked perfectly from beginning to end. He took us out...
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