Everglades 253cc vessel for the day.

Book now for scallop season 2023.

Being centrally located gives you the potential to easily go to Pasco or Citrus counties. Homosassa has been overharvested and crowded. We continually scout for hot spots as you can see from the supporting pictures.

The son of Buccaneer West Coast Charters listed here can give you an idea of the day you can expect to have if you book with us.

Bring your family or friends and make memories as you fish with Crooked Hooker Charters LLC. You and your group will experience the beauty the nearshore and offshore waters of Florida have to offer as well as their rich marine life. Captain Nathan Cribbs knows all the honey holes in the area and will take you to them quickly and safely. Pick your day and have a beautiful day of fishing out of Hernando Beach,
Florida.

The vessel you’ll be using is a 25’ Everglades performance fishing boat that can accommodate up to 6 anglers. It runs on a 300 HP Yamaha engine with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

You and the captain will have a fun time fishing nearshore, offshore, and reefs, searching for Black Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Cobia, and Scallop. The techniques you can expect to use for catching fish include light tackle, heavy tackle, and bottom fishing.

It’s up to you either to release the fish you catch or keep it and take it home. Kids are welcome to join your trip.

Captain Nathan will supply you with all the rods, reels, tackle, and live bait you’ll need for the trip. He also provides fishing licenses, so the only things you should take care of are the food and drinks of your choice.

Join Crooked Hooker Charters LLC and spend a lovely time on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 hour scallop excursion
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 24 (Mon, Sat, Sun)
    US $500
    Scallop season trips. You and Captain Nathan will be chasing these delicious creatures for about 8 hours. The departure time is 8:00 a.m. The captain will take care of all the fishing rods, reals, tackle, live bait, as well as licenses. Just bring some snacks or drinks and you'll be ready to go.
    Targeted fish
    Scallop
    Scallop
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FAQs about Crooked Hooker Charters LLC

Crooked Hooker Charters LLC offers the following trip to customers:
  • US $500 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 8 hour scallop excursion (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Crooked Hooker Charters LLC, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Crooked Hooker Charters LLC include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Crooked Hooker Charters LLC offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Crooked Hooker Charters LLC offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Crooked Hooker Charters LLC include:
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Scallop
  • Snapper (Mangrove)

Meet the Captain

Nathan Cribbs
Hernando Beach, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
2 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2022
Captain Nathan Cribbs runs fishing charters out of Hernando Beach,Florida and invites you to join him aboard. He'll take you to the area's rich grounds and make sure you have an enjoyable fishing or scalloping trip.

About this listing

Targeted species

Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Scallop Scallop
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper

Boat specs

Everglades (Center console) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

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 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

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Rhonda M.
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Awesome crew and boat.

VERIFIED   8 hour scallop excursion on September 4, 2023
From the time we step foot on the boat till the time we got off was amazing . Very professional and organized. The boat was...
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Great day !!!

VERIFIED   8 hour scallop excursion on July 31, 2022
Awesome boat ! Great crew ! Everything you need for a great time ! Boat is pristine ! Fresh water washdown was a great cap...
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