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 June 1 to July 21, 2018.

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 June 1 to July 21, 2018.

My Charter Listings

U-hook-um Charters, LLC

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Crystal River
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U-hook-um Charters - Inshore

4 reviews
Crystal River
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trips from $280

Fishing Reports

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 →

Customer Reviews

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4.67
out of 5 stars from 14 reviews
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86%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
86%
Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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James D.
Clermont, FL
 5.00
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Great job by Captain Don

VERIFIED   July 7, 2018
We had a great time the boat was in great shape ! Don was knowledgeable and got us on the fish he went the extra mile...
James D. recommends U-hook-um Charters, LLC
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Jim C.
Lakeland, FL
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Great time!

VERIFIED   June 24, 2018
Captain Don was awesome.  Put us on fish all day.  Had a wonderful day!
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Ken S.
Mt. Dora, Florida
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Great day of fishing

June 8, 2018
What a great day of fishing, caught a lot of fish, so much fun.  Grouper were everywhere, but caught 3 keepers, 24, and...
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Charles C.
Leesburg, FL
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Fishing with Donald

VERIFIED   May 8, 2019
Worst guided fishing I’ve ever been on drifted one area for about 5hrs while the pen fish and blow fish ate the tails...
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