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Address: 2576 Hillview St, Sarasota, FL 34239-3035
Phone Number: +1 941-587-9852

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Best day of fishing ever!!!

My girlfriend Gail and I went out for a half-day with Captain Jack and had the time of our lives! We caught a 38" Cobia, a Lemon Shark, and many other varieties of fish throughout... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2016
Matt B
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Went fishing with my husband and 10 year old son for a half day with Capt Jack. We all had a great day and caught about 50 fish between us and had enough to take home for dinner. Capt Jack took us to several fishing spots and was very knowledgeable and friendly. Would recommend this trip to anyone who wants... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

My girlfriend Gail and I went out for a half-day with Captain Jack and had the time of our lives! We caught a 38" Cobia, a Lemon Shark, and many other varieties of fish throughout the day. Captain Jack was always very friendly, helpful and engaging. We would recommend him to anyone visiting the Sarasota area.

Thank Matt B
Chichester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Last week I spent two memorable days with my son, tarpon fishing with Captain Jack Hartman in Sarasota. We had the most amazing experience catching three fish (120lb, 100lb, and 90lb in weight). Jack really did look after us, and is so knowledgeable, passionate, and experienced. I would highly recommend Jack to any one wishing to have a fishing trip... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

No trip to Sarasota is complete unless we get to fish with Captain Jack. Jack is the nicest guide I have ever worked with. He has always been able to put us on fish, even in tough conditions. My daughter only likes to fish with Jack, though she did loose her Family Champion title this year to her Dad by... More 

Thank Jeff H
JHDawg, Owner at Lucky Dawg Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Thanks again Jeff and Family, It is ALWAYS a great pleasure to fish with you . The fishing , competition and laughs are a highlight of my fishing season ! More 

Rochester, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Just an outstanding day with Capt.Jack Hartmann. Had my son and 13 year old grandson Tim, and me, on a chilly morning on Sarasota bay in mid February. We weren't 15 minutes from the dock when we started pulling in the trout. New experience for the boy and the goal was to catch fish and have fun. That we did....the... More 

Thank Jerry and Marci... M
Medfield, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

What an awesome day on the water with Capt Jack! My Father, my 13 year old son and I spent the entire 4 hours catching fish - at least 20 fish per person. The highlight of the day was my son pulling in a 10 lb Trout - a memory to last a lifetime. We had a feast that night... More 

Thank David M
Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Captain Jack had us catching fish the entire 4 hours we were fishing. This was the 3rd year fishing with Captain Jack and we wouldn't miss it. If you are thinking about fishing around Sarasota, this is a no brainer for anyone.

Thank Chuck F
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

I've fished with Jack twice this year, once for trout in Jan and just last week for tarpon. If I knew half as much about fishing as Jack, my head would explode. He puts you on the fish, has lots of techniques for bringing them in and just flat enjoys what he's doing. The guy is just a real good... More 

3 Thank PD2Traveler
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

I highly recommend booking Captain Jack for a Charter. We have been fishing with Captain Jack for 5 years. His knowledge of Sarasota Bay is second to none. Whether your looking to catch a lot of fish or high quality fish, Captain Jack has always put us on fish. His passion for fishing and the excitement when you get a... More 

3 Thank PlymouthPat1
Britton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

My family has been fishing with Captain Jack for over 5 years.He has never failed to provide great fishing and a special time on the water .My wife and I most recently fished with a Captain Jack the first week of March '15.As always, no matter what the time of year or weather Captain Jack was able to get us... More 

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