Capt. Taco’s Hooked Up Sportfishing

801 Seabreeze Blvd
Fort Lauderdale FL, United States

Hi, My name is Taco.

I’ve been fishing the waters in South Florida since the mid 70’s in the canals and intercoastal waterways, for Snook, Tarpon, Jacks and whatever I could get to bite my hook. When I got older, I bought myself a 25’ Open Fisherman and started fishing the waters off the Ft. Lauderdale coast. As time went on, I started asking some of the local fishermen questions about South Florida fishing techniques and different strategies for catching fish and was soon catching more and more.

Before I knew it I had people asking me questions about sport fishing. In fact, I started taking more people fishing on my charter boat, at my expense. Then one day, my wife suggested I try to get a job on one of the South Florida sport fishing charter boats.

So off I went to fish the Bahamas Blue Marlin tournaments with Captain Paul Roadhouse. After a few fishing tournaments we hit the jackpot and won one of the Bahamas Bill Fish Tournaments, and I was hooked! So, I started traveling to St. Thomas, Turk and Caicos, Mexico, Venezuela and all through the Bahamas. It was great and I was catching more and bigger fish than I ever imagined I would. But it was taking its toll on my marriage.I came back to the Ft. Lauderdale fishing charter docks and landed a great job on the Happy Day Today.

After 7 + years on the Happy Day Today, I knew the time had come for me to start my own charter business in South Florida, and I am loving every minute of it. I have combined the experience of over 6 different captains I have the utmost respect for, and my knowledge and crazy personality to make my charter boat a huge success. So, you are invited to come aboard the Hooked Up, but be prepared for a lot of laughs and some great South Florida sport fishing!

- Captain Taco Perez

Hi, My name is Taco.

I’ve been fishing the waters in South Florida since the mid 70’s in the canals and intercoastal waterways, for Snook, Tarpon, Jacks and whatever I could get to bite my hook. When I got older, I bought myself a 25’ O

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    10 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1200 private charter
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    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1000 private charter
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    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 800 private charter
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    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 600 private charter
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About this listing

Boat Specs
45 ft
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Targeted Species
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Shark (Great White)
Air Conditioning
Multimedia System
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Spearfishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. 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, Bank Transfer.

About the Captain

Taco Perez
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Member since October 2014
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.95 out of 5 stars from 7 reviews

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Greeted on time introduced, reveiwed rules of the boat for safety, got underway . Could not have asked for better conditions weather and seas were great. Fishing was great we fished several different ways, trolling, drifting in different areas. Caught great fish, captain and crew were great. Fish cleaned and the place that was recommended cooked our catch, delicious!.
Highly recommended Hooked up charters, we will be back

Fished August 18, 2017
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We went out and first immediately caught numerous King Mackerel,
Then some quick Bottom fishing catching a few Red Tail Snapper.
We then tried some Shark Fishing, after a short time we hooked up too and reeled in a 9 ft, 300 lb Silky Shark. It was a amazing Day. Great Captain, Great First mate, Great boat.
Everything was 1st Class.
Thank you for a once in a lifetime day for my son and I !!!

Fished July 29, 2017
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Overall it was a great experience highly recommended

Fished June 18, 2017
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