Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info
About Playin' Hooky Charters
Where does Playin' Hooky Charters fish?
We fish the St. Petersburg, FL area, including Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay.
What are the target fish?
Target fish include Blacktip Shark (Also Called Shark, Blacktip Shark ), Gag Grouper , Goliath Grouper (Also Called Atlantic Goliath Grouper, ), Great Barracuda (Also Called Giant Barracuda, Picuda ), Hogfish (Also Called Jacqueton Blanca, Ornefisk, Pargo Gallo, Doncella de Pluma, Labre Capitaine, Odynczyk, Pez Perro), King Mackerel (Also Called Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel ), Lane Snapper (Also Called Mexican Snapper, Redtailed Snapper, Spot Snapper , Candy Striper, Rainbow Snapper, Bream, Godbless, Moonlight Grunt, Pot Snapper, Candy Snapper, Williacke), Red Grouper (Also Called Cherna De Vivero, Cherna Americana, Grouper ), Spanish Mackerel (Also Called Atlantic Spanish Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel), Atlantic Bonito (Also Called Bloater, Bone Jack, Bonito, Boston Mackerel, Common Bonito, Skipjack)
Where in St. Petersburg, FL to we meet our guests?
We meet at Pinellas Bayway South ( Pinellas Bayway S, St. Petersburg, FL 33715, USA )
Do I need a STATE Fishing license?
Yes, a Fishing license is required
Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fishing
How much should I Tip?
It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!
Do I need to bring my own gear?
No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.