Captain
Jason Hardy

Member since October 2014

Port Orange, United States

Background
I am a Master US Coast Guard licensed and insured charter boat Captain. I am a fifth-generation Florida fisherman. I grew up fishing in the local waters off the East coast of Florida and is also familiar with the fishing in and around the Florida keys. In addition, I am licensed in the State of Florida as a Commercial fisherman.

Hey, I'm Captain Jason Hardy

Port Orange, United States
Background
I am a Master US Coast Guard licensed and insured charter boat Captain. I am a fifth-generation Florida fisherman. I grew up fishing in the local waters off the East coast of Florida and is also familiar with the fishing in and around the Florida keys. In addition, I am licensed in the State of Florida as a Commercial fisherman.

My Charter Listings

 
Port Orange
trips from
US$ 800

Fishing Reports

Dolphin grouper and sailfish

July 05, 2015

Great fishing off Daytona. Dolphin grouper and sailfish have been biting very well Read Full Report →


Sailfish and Mahi

May 31, 2015

Catching nice mahi sailfish and wahoo off Daytona beach. Bottom fishing has also been good catching grouper mangrove snapper AJs and triggers. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.81 out of 5 stars from 27 reviews

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Went fishing on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Trip was great. There were 6 of us and we had plenty of space. Caught some decent fish and had good eating for days. It was great have some A/C and shade when things got hot out there.

Fished August 2017

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Went fishing on Saturday, August 12, 2017

Had a great trip with Captain Jason. They said the fishing had been up and down this season but he found the right spot and caught plenty of mackerel, bonita, and a barracuda. Will be using them again.

Fished August 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This was a 4 hour trip, 21/2 hours of fishing for 6 people. We would’ve been happy with 1 fish each, but caught 3 each. Captain JEFF HARDY and his FIRSTMATE know what they are doing, NO DOUBT, WOULD TOTALLY RECOMMEND this charter!!!!!!!! Could you imagine a 45 minute ride, put 4 rods in and WHAM!!!!!!  In 5 MINUTES, 3 fish in the cooler!!!!! I’m not joking, I actually felt bad for the first mate. ( he got a nice tip from us) HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS CHARTER AS MUCH AS WE DID. TIGHT LINES!!!!!!!!!

Fished August 2017

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Went fishing on Saturday, August 5, 2017

Jason was excellent and by calling the day before to say leaving 30 minutes early will better assure we beat the rain and get a full 8 hours was awesome. Attentive captain that worked trolling the reef all around to give us the day possible. We caught Bonita, Barracuda, Mackrel and Red Snapper (too bad the 3 monsters we couldn’t keep). The 5 of us had a great time and my 78 year old father was comfortable being able to take breaks in the a/c and shaded up top with Jason. Rich the first mate was humorous and worked his tail off. We all will be back.

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Went fishing on Sunday, July 30, 2017

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Went fishing on Saturday, July 29, 2017

Boat was very nice and crew was very friendly. Caught a few fish but that was not the captains fault. Fishing is a game of luck sometimes your on them and sometimes not. I would definitely recommend this boat

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Went fishing on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

We had a great time with Jason and his first mate.  They were open and honest about how things had been up and down with the fishing this season, and worked their collective behinds off to get us to formations that could bring us some luck.  Ten fish later spread evenly through the day, we couldn’t have been happier!  Easy conversation with both the adults and the children (three kiddos ages 5,8, and 15) helped them understand more about the sea, how fishing worked, and what made for a good charter.  Having our littlest guy catch the biggest fish was a great plus as well.  Best of all, we were able to have some of what we caught hours earlier cooked up for us at the dock by the local restaurant and it was delicious!

In the end, we couldn’t have asked for more.  Hats off the Jason and his crew—well done!

-Drew Haverstock

Fished July 2017

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Went fishing on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

I personally want to thank the Captain & crew for taking such good care of my husband Jon Bradford.  When I booked I told him he had been on Chemo 2 1/2 yrs Captain Mike said “Great let’s have a good time”.  That is exactly what happened & he & crew took exceptional care although my husband couldn’t Reel his deck hand kicked butt!

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Went fishing on Thursday, July 20, 2017

We went on the 6 hour trip with Captain Jason & 1st mate Rich. Had an awesome time. Everyone agreed this has been the highlight of our vacation. We caught mackerel, barracuda & amberjack. The boat was extremely nice, comfortable & well equipped. And Jason & Rich were professional, knowledgeable & had everything we needed. Can’t wait to come back next year!

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Went fishing on Thursday, July 13, 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, July 3, 2017

The Captain and mate were very friendly and professional. We promptly departed and had a nice ride to fishing grounds. Instructions were clear on what to do while on the boat and while a fish was on the line. Great experience.

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Went fishing on Thursday, July 6, 2017

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Went fishing on Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, July 2, 2017

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Went fishing on Saturday, July 1, 2017

Awesome.  Beautiful day.  Friendly captain,  hard working, easy going first mate.  Six of us enjoyed it.

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Went fishing on Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, May 29, 2017

We had a great trip. Caught a lot of good fish including two of the largest red snappers we had ever heard about, in the upper thirty inches. Had to release these of course.
This is on e of the best trips overall trips that we have ever been on.
even though fishing was a little slow the two days we fished, we still had great catches.
Captain Jason is the very best captain that anyone will ever find, very friendly, knowledgeable and will work hard to give you the best trip possible.
I would rate our trip a big 10.

Fished May 2017

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Jason Hardy (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, June 11, 2017

Thank you very much!!! Can’t wait to fish with you in the future .


Went fishing on Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Captain Jason and Richard were very professional and competent. They put us on the fish 5 minutes after setting up to troll. We had our limit of Amberjack by 9:30 and continued to catch fish the rest of the trip. I highly recommend this boat and crew.

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Jason Hardy (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thank you very much!!!  Had a great time fishing with you. Hope to fish with you again.


Went fishing on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Awsome Capitan, I’ve been on a few charters before and I must say he was one of the most knowledgeable and personable I’ve been with. He and his mate were not tight lipped about tips and tricks and had us on fish within an hour. I like that he made it “our trip” and catered to what we were after.  Even as an offshore boat owner myself, I’m sure I will book with him again in the near future.

Fished May 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, April 23, 2017

Caption Jason and deckhand Richie were great and accommodating.  Boat was perfect with exception of a strong/nauseating fuel and exhaust smell in the cabin. Took about 90 minutes to get to fishing spot.  We were catching our first fish within 15 minutes and had plenty of action for most of the trip.  We would definitely book with Capt Jason again.

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Went fishing on Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Had a blast even though we couldn’t land the sailfish.  Next time!  Looking forward to getting out there again when I’m back in Florida.  Thanks Captain Jason and Ritchie.

Fished November 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, June 27, 2016

Captain and crew were great.  Slow getting on fish. The fish just didn’t want to be found.

Fished June 2016

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Went fishing on Thursday, June 16, 2016

I booked Try N’ Hooker Charter for my husband and dad for Father’s Day and we were all very satisfied. Captain Jason and Richie were fantastic. We caught several fish and Richie made our trip so enjoyable. A great addition was having a comfortable air conditioned cabin and bathroom which made it more comfortable for my mom. We will be booking again in the near future.
Thank you Jason and Richie for a fantastic trip to remember. I am sure Richie will forever remember the large red snapper we caught trolling.

Fished June 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, June 13, 2016

We had a great trip and catch a bunch of fish.

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Went fishing on Saturday, January 30, 2016

I thought that some of his equipment needed to replaced. He had lures that had rust on them and one quick release snap did not work so they took that line out of service. His cabin had a rug that was not secured to the floor. This created a slip hazard. The captain and first mate were very friendly and helpful. I felt that both were very knowledgeable about the fishing part of the trip. If they get some of their problems fixed I would recommend them to other people.

Fished January 2016

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Went fishing on Sunday, July 26, 2015

I booked a six hour charter for six, and although fishing reports seemed hit and miss for a couple weeks prior to our trip, Captain Jason put us on some fish!  It was great!  We had two on at once, and everyone in my group caught fish.  I had my father on this Charter with me, and the inside cabin on this boat provided him a much needed break from the sun between catching fish.  The air conditioned cabin was well worth it.  Book this charter guys, you wont regret it.  Thanks Captain Jason, and 1st mate Matt!

Fished July 2015

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Went fishing on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Our trip was great! We caught a lot of fish and Captain Jason and his mate Johnny were fantastic.  Jason took us right to where the fish were.  If I could afford it, I would book another trip with Captain Jason in the future.

Thanks
Darrel

Fished July 2015

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