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Captain Wilson Hubbard

harbisonharbison Posts: 5,199 Admiral
Hubbard's Marina as we know it today was born when 17 year old Wilson Hubbard bought five rowboats an forty cane poles from a concessionaire for $150.
In 1954 he bought his first headboat:

At that time he established the first gulf half-day head-boat trips. In 1956 Wilson Hubbard began a marathon 18 hour trips for had-core anglers, and in 1971, he established overnight weekend trips to the far offshore Florida Middle Grounds.
In 2004 third generation Captain Mark Hubbard took over ownership as president and general manager. 
Now fourth generation, Captain Dylan Hubbard, is the man in charge:

Captain Mark Hubbard has always been a hands-on owner/operator:








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  • harbisonharbison Posts: 5,199 Admiral
    edited September 1 #2



    Captain Mark Hubbard has always been a hands-on owner/operator.
    On Sunday, August, 29, 2021, he ran a very successful 39 hour private charter:

    Hear, first hand, what Captain Mark has to say about the trip:

    https://youtu.be/7k94zwCbrtQ

    Captain Mark Hubbard is a strong fighter for an open fishery for one and all.
    Sustainable stocks should be available for all to enjoy.

    Next up... Following the family tradition, Captain Dylan's son, Master Jack Wilson Hubbard:


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    Tampa Bay Times
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