About the Captain

Captain Banks Allen

I am a 7th generation Florida Native, born in Polk County, FL. I caught my first fish at the age of 3 and I have been "hooked" ever since. I spent summers as a young boy & teenage years fishing on Mud River in Hernando County, FL with my father and my grandmother. As I got older, I would wade fish all over Tampa Bay & up the West Coast of Florida until I bought my first boat at the age of 20. I have over 40 years of experience fishing Florida's beautiful waters.

I have fished the east and west coasts of Florida, settling in Steinhatchee, FL where I have grown to love the relaxed atmosphere and phenomenal fishing & scalloping. My wife & I purchased our future retirement hideaway in Steinhatchee and spend many weekends in the area relaxing, exploring & fishing. My hope is to share my love and experience of fishing & being on the water with my clients.

About My Boat

I have a new addition coming to FHC soon! I look forward to sharing information and photos. I keep my boat in pristine condition and perform regular maintenance for optimal performance. It comfortably sits 6 people for river cruising & scalloping, and up to 4 people for a great day of fishing. My boat is equipped with U.S Coast Guard approved safety equipment, multiple rod holders, plenty of storage, power pole, jack-plate, electronics, VHF radio & a GPS system. I am a member of Boat US and have been inspected by the U.S. Coast Guard.

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