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Play N Hooky Charters LLC

Dolphin, Bay Tours and Nearshore Fishing
Open today until 5:00 PM
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a month ago
We booked a 4 hour private fishing charter with Captain Glenn on December 29th. Our family of five had an amazing time. The boat was clean and we felt very safe. Glenn was very accommodating and knowledgeable. He was patient with our kids and kept the fish on. We caught a bunch of snapper and trigger fish. We also saw a sea turtle and dolphins on our trip. We will definitely book with Play N Hooky again next time we are in the area.
- Angela H
2 weeks ago
Captain Glen is the real deal, very knowledgeable fishing guild. His Sea Hunt boat and twin engines got us out in the gulf in comfort. Caught many fish including Red snapper, porgys, king mackerel, and amberjack, and a grouper, Great guy highly recommended !
- Perry W
2 months ago
Our experience with Play N Hooky and Captain Glenn was amazing! Our family of 4 went on a morning fishing excursion. Everything was professionally handled, the boat was clean and modern, he kept everyone catching fish and having fun. Captain knew his stuff and I highly recommend this charter for anyone!
- Angela K

About us

Our Boat
We charter a 26 foot Sea Hunt Gamefish. Our boat includes a large sun deck with soft cushions, bathroom facilities, fresh water wash down, and a side entry door, with ladder for easy water access. The boat is powered by twin Yamaha 150s, making it a quick trip from the Gulf to the beach.   

Our trips will go up to 9 miles offshore.  We target Snapper, King Mackerel, Amberjack and others. Each charter is private and will fish in State waters.   Our trips are focused on anglers wishing to experience near shore fishing in an enjoyable environment with a focus on fun and fishing.  Restrictions on harvesting fish are in place by the FWC and in season fish are limited by these guidelines found on the FWC website:  Your fishing license is part of the fee.  All you will need is a hat, sunglasses, sun screen, camera and what you want to drink and eat.   

Four Hours = $ 550.00 
Five Hours = $ 680.00 
Six hour = $ 800.00 
gratuity is customary
6 passengers maximum.  Fishing trips depart at 8:00-9:00 am

Dolphin, Bay and Harbor Tour:
This is a private trip with your own captain to manage the boat and show your group the sites.  A trip begins with a tour of Destin Harbor, and then a short ride to the Gulf for dolphin encounters.  Next, on to tour the bay and costal areas.  The boat will navigate the waters near Crab Island but will not stop or anchor.  This is a site seeing trip.  Rates:  $350.00 for a 3 hour trip. 

Dolphin, Bay and Swimming Excursion:
Each trip is unique, and can be designed to suit the customer.  A typical trip begins with a tour of Destin Harbor, and then a short ride to the Gulf for dolphin encounters.  Next, on to the bay for an experience swimming or dining at a local bay side restaurant. Next,  we will anchor,  swim, and take a break enjoying the emerald green waters. Rates:  $550.00 for a five hour trip.  

Makaph Island Excursion:
This small uninhabited island isn't very well known, even to Florida locals. It is located right in the Santa Rosa Sound, and it is the ultimate spot to stop for a picnic. We anchor the boat, swim right up to the shore and learn what it feels like to have an entire island to yourself, even if just for the afternoon!  This trip is four hours, (travel time is approximately 30 minutes one way). Rates:  $600.00 for a 5 hour trip.    

Our Boat and Captain:
Our boat is equipped with all USCG safety gear, restroom, and fresh water spray.  We provide bottled water, lots of pictures and loads of fun.  Captain Glenn is a USCG licensed captain, with years of experience on the Destin waters and has first aid and AED training.  Guests are welcome to bring water toys or inflatables. 

Cancellation Policy:  
Customers may cancel at least 72 hours prior to their scheduled trip date and time to receive a full refund less a 25.00 service fee. Cancellations inside the 72 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If weather is unfavorable and the Captain calls off the trip or cancels due to other factors, the trip may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. Customer no-shows will not be refunded. Customers may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 72 hour cancellation period. Once you have left the dock on your trip there is NO refund or rain check. 

Trips Depart:  
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park  4281 FL-20, Niceville, FL 32578

Contact Us


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  • (903) 244-2719

Business Hours

Mon:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sun:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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