PV Hook Up – 38 Sportfisher

Visit La Cruz Marina and experience some of the most productive fishing in Mexico with PV Hook Up! The team is made up of a group of friends, gathered around the mission of showing everyone how amazing fishing these beautiful waters is.

You’ll head out on – a 38’ custom offshore sportfishing boat. Powered by brand new twin 350 HP Cummins engines, On board, you will find enough to relax, along with a private bathroom as well as a bedroom below.

The crew will provide you with Shimano rods and reels rigged with fluorocarbon line. There are tuna tubes and outriggers on board, as well as a live bait tank. There’s snorkeling equipment available on request if you want to experience the rich underwater world first-hand.

The PV Hook Up team offers both bay and offshore fishing trips, depending on how much time you have on your hands. Five-hour trips give you plenty of time for some solid action inside the bay. On an 11-hour trip, you can have enough time to venture outside the bay.

Join PV Hook Up and see for yourself why the waters out of La Cruz are some of the best fishing grounds!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Season Discount Save $100
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 1
    US $875
    This is a early bird special reserve your charter now for July and August and save $100 on regular price on our half day charter. This Special price will only be available for those who reserve before March 30th 2023 Port Fee not included $45 USD per trip. This is a half day charter for 5 hrs Spend the day fishing in the Banderas Bay for Roosterfish , Jacks, Mackerel, and more!
    Targeted fish
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Tuna (Skipjack)
    Skipjack Tuna
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $975
    Spend the day fishing in the Banderas Bay for Roosterfish, Jacks, Mackerel, and more! Get ready to explore some of the most prolific waters of the coast of Mexico, filling your bags, and living your best fishing fantasy! Port fee not included $45 USD
    Targeted fish
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Tuna (Skipjack)
    Skipjack Tuna
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Needlefish
    Needlefish
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $1,750
    This is what action-packed fishing is all about! Hop aboard and head out on this 11-hour offshore fishing charter targeting Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and more. Port Fee not included $45 USD
    Targeted fish
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Black)
    Black Marlin
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
    Snapper (Cubera)
    Cubera Snapper
    Short-Tail Red Snapper (Ehu)
    Short-Tail Red Snapper (Ehu)
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FAQs about PV Hook Up – 38 Sportfisher

PV Hook Up – 38 Sportfisher offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $875 per group - Half Day Season Discount Save $100 (5 hours)
  • US $975 per group - Half Day Trip (5 hours)
  • US $1,750 per group - Full Day Trip (11 hours)

When you book a trip with PV Hook Up – 38 Sportfisher, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair 2
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment must request
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with PV Hook Up – 38 Sportfisher include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

PV Hook Up – 38 Sportfisher offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

PV Hook Up – 38 Sportfisher offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with PV Hook Up – 38 Sportfisher include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Charter Operator

PV Hook Up
La Cruz De Huanacaxtle, Nayarit, Mexico
45 Fishing Reports
137 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2014
PV Hook Up is a leading operator of sportfishing charters in Puerto Vallarta. Founded back in 1996 by a group of amigos, its mission is to give everyone who visits Puerto Vallarta a bilingual fishing hook up and the same wonderful experience these friends had when they first arrived in this paradise. With the best gear money can buy and a collection of the best captains in Puerto Vallarta, this is the largest fleet of fishing vessels in the local area and is one that is bound to give you lasting memories.

About this listing

Targeted species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Marlin (Black) Black Marlin
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin

Boat specs

Custom (Sportfishing) originally built in 2001, and restored in 2020. Powered by 2 350HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
2
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 60 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit 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

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.3 / 5
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Great time on a full day charter
Great time on a full day charter
Great time on a full day charter
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Angler rating
3
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
33%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
100%
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Terry J.
Bozeman, MT
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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Fishing with PV

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on May 10, 2023
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Pamela B.
Yorktown, Virginia
Excellent
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Great time on a full day charter

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on February 18, 2023
Captain and crew were amazing! We had a great time and they worked hard to put us.on the fish all day. 10 out of 10 - highly...
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Russ A.
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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Full day with Cesar

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on February 24, 2023
5 guys out for 11 hour trip…all each got a mahi mahi, bonitos & macherals. A great day! Many thanks.
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