Hard Play Fishing Charters

Founded in 1989 by Captain Gerard "Frothy" de Silva, Hard Play Fishing Charters is well-known around Tobago for promoting the catch and release program, which helps to prevent over-fishing in the area. Hard Play cares about the environment just as much as they do fishing; a combination that many tourists appreciate.

Offerings and Cost

Specializing in reef, inshore, and deep sea fishing, Hard Play cares for all of your fishing needs. Their 3 boats are 31', 41', and 43', offering plenty of space for several guests at a time.

A shared trip is $150 for four hours, $250 for six hours and $350(USD) for eight hours. Private tours, however, range in price from $550 to $1,100(USD).

What to Expect

Hard Play is a 42 foot Fiberglass fishing boat with a single John Deere Diesel engine with 300 horsepower. It cruises at 12 knots, but has a max speed of 16 knots. There is another boat in the fleet called the Gold Spoon. It is a 43 foot Bertram with twin Detroit Diesel 550 horse power engines tha cruises at 23 knots and has a max speed of 27 knots.

Location and Contact Information

Situated on the western part of the island of Tobago, near Buccoo, Hard Play Fishing Charters can serve residents and tourists who would enjoy fishing during their vacation on this part of the island or nearby. Scarborough is to the east.

Location: Bon Accord Lagoon, Tobago

Phone: (868) 689-4006

Secondary Phone: (868) 639-7108

Website: http://www.hardplay.net/

Email: hardplayfishing@gmail.com

 

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