Captain
Matthew Neumann

Member since July 2018 Saint Petersburg, United States
Background
Captain Matthew Neumann is a Florida native who was born and raised in Saint Petersburg. He spent all his childhood years on the water of Tampa Bay and in the Gulf of Mexico. Even though Matthew tried his hand at various jobs here and there, nothing could really tear him from his true passion – fishing. He began fishing commercially for a living about two decades ago. Capt. Matthew began his own charter business that he had been dreaming about for years and has never looked back. He also runs 500 blue crab traps year-round.

Hey, I'm Captain Matthew Neumann

Saint Petersburg, United States
Background
Captain Matthew Neumann is a Florida native who was born and raised in Saint Petersburg. He spent all his childhood years on the water of Tampa Bay and in the Gulf of Mexico. Even though Matthew tried his hand at various jobs here and there, nothing could really tear him from his true passion – fishing. He began fishing commercially for a living about two decades ago. Capt. Matthew began his own charter business that he had been dreaming about for years and has never looked back. He also runs 500 blue crab traps year-round.
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Hookin' Ain't Easy

37 reviews
Saint Petersburg
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Fishing Reports

Tarpon Time!

June 12, 2019

The next few months bring the beasts to the boat! It’s time to hunt your tarpon while it’s being hunted by a big bull shark. Or maybe you can put dinner in the boat with a huge cobia. The… Read Full Report →


Drag screaming mackeral and sheephead

March 12, 2019

Well if your wanting to hear the drag scream, the rod bend. This s that time of year. The water temperature is perfect and the bite is on. Weather your looking to fill the grille or just catch and… Read Full Report →


The kings are in!

February 22, 2019

Have you ever been kingfishing? The sound of the drag as yard after yard of line scream from the reel in mere seconds. The action is about to turn on! Its my favorite time of year. Kingfish will be… Read Full Report →


The barracuda !! What a cutting machine.

July 19, 2018

The bite inshore and near shore has been great. Between the mackeral, tarpon,trple tail as well as trout redfish and snook. Its been a good summer. This baracuda decided to eat a kingfish and got more than he bargined… Read Full Report →

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4.99
out of 5 stars from 37 reviews
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Friendly captain
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100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Dexter A.
Kansas City, Missouri
 5.00
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July 2019

VERIFIED   July 8, 2019
  After searching, reading reviews, trying decide on a fishing charter…we took the bait and booked with Captain...
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Michael G.
The Villages, FL
 5.00
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VERIFIED   June 24, 2019
Took my 12 year old son on his “Christmas present”.  What an awesome afternoon with Captain Matthew. ...
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Jim B.
Cincinnati, OH
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Matthew

VERIFIED   June 14, 2019
I would highly recommend booking with Hookin Ain’t Easy! Captain Matthew was super friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. ...
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Wendy W.
Clearwater, Florida
 5.00
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Half day with Capt. Matt

VERIFIED   April 22, 2019
We booked a half day trip Capt Matt for my wife and 3 kids ( ages 15, 12, 10).  Matt met us at the dock on time as he...
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Teri G.
Cheboygan, MI
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Stone crab trip with Capt. Matthew

VERIFIED   April 7, 2019
What an awesome day! If you are looking for a great day on the water that is a little different,  this is the trip for...
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