Double Hook Charters

Double Hook is a 37’ vessel equipped with diesel engines, with a maximum capacity of 6 fishermen. The boat is air-conditioned and outfitted with a full head, and comes equipped with a standard range of navigational electronics. Double Hook is a tournament-ready vessel complete with a fighting chair on board, ready for any fish that won’t give up without a fight.

Captain Humberto and his crew of Double Hook Charters, specialize in big game fishing for a range of species that Puerto Rico is known for around the world. Some of the species the offshore waters of Puerto Rico are abundant with include Billfish (both Blue and White Marlin, as well as Sailfish), Tuna, Dorado, Wahoo, Kingfish and many others.

The fishing grounds are located just 15 minutes away from the docks, where you are likely to come across many of the species mentioned above. All tackle and artificial bait are provided by the crew, with a wide selection of 20# to 130# Penn International reels on board to choose from. Snacks, bottled water and soft drinks are provided, along with a cooler with ice. Furthermore, Captain Humberto will cover the fishing licenses for all anglers fishing aboard Double Hook at no additional cost.

The waters he fish are some of the deepest in the Atlantic ocean! On days the fish are not biting, Capt. Humberto will not only move around to find better places, but will also stay longer on the trip free of charge if he thinks he can get something to bite. He will do everything in his power to get you on the fish in these water, which have a reputation for being unpredictable, as they are filled with migratory fish.

Everyone is welcome aboard- Capt. Humberto will show all novices the ropes and make sure you have a great first fishing experience. He recommends you begin your fishing journey on a 4 hour trip - in no time you’ll be fishing the deep on full day trips! Experienced anglers have the 12 hour trip to get far out and fish deep. There is something for everyone!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,600
    price breakdown
    $1,600
    This trip is for experienced anglers, who will travel far for their trophy fish. Sailfish, Blue and White Marlin, Kingfish, Wahoo, Tuna and Dorado are just some fish you can expect on this trip. You are welcome to bring your own equipment, but Penn International reels are provided.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    This trip is great for experienced anglers, who want to get far out and fish deep. You can expect Blue and White Marlin, Tuna, Dorado, Wahoo, Kingfish and many more!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    This trip is great for those who have fished before, but are not very experienced. You will still head out between 6-15 miles, and have the extra time to reel in the big game!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    This is the most popular trip, and great for people of all level of experience. Novices in particular will love this trip. During the summer you will go up to 6 miles out. In the winter, this more than doubles, needing to head out up to 15 miles.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    This trip is great for those new to fishing and who struggle to get out of bed in the mornings! In the summer you can expect to reach distances of 6 miles, whereas the winter will see you head out up to 15 miles.
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About the Captain

Humberto L. Perales
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Angler's Choice
3 Fishing Reports
113 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2014
Captain Humberto L. Perales has 25 years of experience as a professional charter captain. He's fished in Florida, the Bahamas, Hawaii, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Trinidad and Puerto Rico. He has competed in many tournaments and won first place at the Wahoo Tournament in Salinas, PR. He also came in third at 'Million Dollar', a Blue Marlin Tournament in San Juan, PR.

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Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White) Marlin (White)

Sailfish Sailfish
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Trojan International (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1988, and restored in 2010. Powered by 2 450HP Detroit engines.

Length
37 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.47
out of 5 stars from 113 reviews
Boat
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Gnarly fishing trip!
Gnarly fishing trip!
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Angler Rating
75
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
82%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
66%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
52%
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Tristan S.
San Juan
 5.00
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Gnarly fishing trip!

VERIFIED   March 5, 2020
Humberta was great! Before our day started he went over the rules, the roles of everyone and what to expect. Everything was...
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Jordan P.
Minneapolis, MN
 5.00
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Half day/morning trip

VERIFIED   March 6, 2020
Slow day of fishing. . One barracuda caught and that was it. Still good to be out on the water though,  no complaints...
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Steven W.
Grantville, GA
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Full day trips

VERIFIED   March 2, 2020
Unfortunately for us the seas were a bit rough. First day we did hit a period of excitement in catching mahi-mahi and tuna...
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Carlos B.
Minneapolis, MN
 5.00
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Half-day trip with captain Humberto

VERIFIED   February 22, 2020
Perfect day for fishing, but unfortunately bad luck with the fish not biting.  Captain Humberto tried all the good spots,...
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Justin B.
San Juan
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Fishing with Humberto

VERIFIED   March 14, 2020
Captain Humberto and Juan were great. Just wish we had hooked at least one fish, but that’s the way it goes.
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