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Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters

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260 Maryland Ave, Stump Pass Marina, Englewood, FL 34224-7002
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Great day fishing

My son (home on college break) and I had a great day with Capt. Van Hubbard. Van knows where to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dan L
Great family fun day fishing with Captain Van Hubbard”

For serious fishing or family fun this is the Captain. Excellent equipment and knowledge. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sgtnbpd
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Captain Van Hubbard USCG Fishing Guide since 1976 from Venice to Boca Grande Florida knows the waters and habitat sharing with you the safest, most pleasurable and rewarding charter. Customized to your specific desires, yet never compromizing in...more
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260 Maryland Ave, Stump Pass Marina, Englewood, FL 34224-7002
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My son (home on college break) and I had a great day with Capt. Van Hubbard. Van knows where to find the fish, he is great company, and he wears the best fishing apparel available #ReelLegends. We caught a lot of big fish, I think...More

Thank Dan L
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Captain Van H, Captain/guide at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you. Was fun and exciting. We had several big jacks. Barracuda, plus a shark and king mackerel. We need to get Alex some Skechers from Bealls. They are comfortable, don’t slip or mark up deck like black soles. Looking forward to doing it again....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For serious fishing or family fun this is the Captain. Excellent equipment and knowledge. We fished for 5 hours in the area near Englewood. The inter-coastal area is a great place to fish and enjoy the natural beauty. We hit about 12 spots, The kids...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Captain Van knows the waters of the Gulf Coast in the area of Venice and Englewood and took us out for a half day of fishing. He knows his stuff and we had a great time catching many sea trout, which he cleaned for us...More

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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thank you so much. it was windy but we we safe and comfortable plus we caught a mess of nice trout for your dinner. You ladies were fun and I enjoyed your company also. Looking forward to our next trip! Captain Van

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

I treated my 3 grandson, ages 14, 12, and 10, and their dad to a fishing trip yesterday with Captain Van Hubbard. We fished 6 hours in the Lemon Bay area near Englewood. The inter-coastal area is a great place to fish for both the...More

Thank Steven D
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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

It is wonderful to have a job that allows me the opportunities to share our waters and sea life with children and families. You and everyone were wonderful guest that I look forward to seeing again. Thank you so much. Glad you all enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I treated my husband to Captain Van's Fishing Charters for his 70th Birthday,. Another couple, our good neighbors, joined us. The conditions were perfect and. Captain Van and First Mate, Logan, were very accommodating and helpful during our four hour fishing adventure! Captain Van took...More

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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

always fun to share special occasions with wonderful folks. Thank you all. Let's do it next year too. Captain Van

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Fished with Captain Van and mate Logan on February 17. We had a great morning of fishing with myself and my parents in the Gulf, near offshore. We had lots of action and when the fish stopped biting, Captain Van was quick to try another...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We took a fishing charter with Captain Van Hubbard and I caught more fish than I ever did out in the Channel before. He knew just were to take us and gave us some handy tips on fishing to boot. Great way to spend a...More

Thank Raymond K
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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you we enjoyed the trip also. The weather is awesome and fishing will just continue to improve. Looking forward to doing it again soon. Captain Van H

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

My son, two 6 year old grandchildren and I went with Captain Van Hubbard on January 9, 2019. We caught lots of fish and the captain and first mate were just great with the kids. They are still talking about the great time they had....More

Thank Richard D
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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you Dick we enjoyed our adventure together. the boys we a treat for us too. Captain's Van and Logan

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Boys had a great time caught lots of fish! Boys hadn’t been fishing in salt water before and Captain Van was super helpful. My husband had a great time also!

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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Your boys were awesome. my only problem was we spoiled them with non stop bites on our first stop; they we expecting it the whole trip. They listened well and Logan and i enjoyed their smiles. Captain Van Hubbard

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Was fortunate to have the opportunity to fish with Captain Van on Christmas Eve. He definitely knows how to find the fish and is very informative about the area. We caught a variety of fish on this trip which we enjoyed for lunch with Captain...More

Thank Shannon N
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Captain Van H, Owner at Captain Van Hubbard Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Shannon thank you very much. hope you can get back for a silver king this summer. Thank you for lunch. Captain Van and Logan.

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