Hot Diggity Dog - 50’ Ocean Yacht

The “Hot Diggity Dog” is a pristine and luxurious charter fishing boat that can accommodate up to 12 people. She is equipped with plenty of lounging areas for you and your guests inside, outside and on the bridge. A sleek 50 foot Ocean Yacht complete with two heads (ie. bathrooms), “Hot Diggity Dog” has a full galley with living room and three staterooms. What people particularly appreciate about “Hot Diggity Dog” is her ice cold A/C!

On top of being excellently equipped for her guests’ comfort, “Hot Diggity Dog” is also furnished with the full range of fishing gear. With all the appropriate navigational systems, first aid equipment, a fighting chair, plenty of storage for live bait and even snorkelling equipment, the boat contains all you need to make the most of your time on the water.

All types of private charters options are available, such as trolling, deep drops, reef and wreck fishing…just let the captain know what you’re after and he’ll do his best to get you on the fish!

This is a full service charter that includes bait, tackle, license and fish cleaning and filleting. Captain Jim Purcell and his professional mate are looking forward to offering you a top quality experience during your vacation!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,999
    up to 6 persons
    + $199
    each additional person
    Use the maximum time you can get on this luxurious yacht. The captain will take you offshore fishing for some of the most prestigious fish you can catch: Sailfish, Marlin, Wahoo, Tuna, Kingfish, and let's not forget tasty Mahi Mahi. Your fishing equipment is included!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,199
    up to 6 persons
    + $119
    each additional person
    Even though you'll spend less time on the water on a half day trip, you'll still have enough time to reel in a great catch! Capt. can show you different types of fishing, including bottom fishing, tolling, jigging, popping, or kite fishing - it all depends what you want to catch. Your main targets will be Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, Grouper, Jack Crevalle, and Snapper.
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About the Captain

JIM PURCELL
Marathon, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
17 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since November 2015
LUXURIOUS & ice cold AIR CONDITIONING!!!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag)
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (Blue)
Sailfish
Snapper (Mutton)
Tuna (Blackfin)

Tuna (Skipjack)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Ocean Yacht (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1995. Powered by 2 750HP Man engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
50 ft
Capacity
12 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Kite Fishing
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (3)
4.16
out of 5 stars from 17 reviews
Boat
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Experience
Awesome time with Jim and the crew of hot diggity dog
Full day trip with Jim Purcell and first mate Bob - enjoyable and easy!
Full day trip with Jim Purcell and first mate Bob - enjoyable and easy!
Angler Rating
11
2
1
2
1
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
79%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
71%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
86%
Catch intended fish
54%
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Jodi G.
San Juan
 5.00
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 22, 2019
Great charter experience!  Our 14 year old was ready to go again!  Thank you Captain Jim and Mike for making our...
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Ron H.
Aurora, CO
 4.67
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Full day with Captain Frank

VERIFIED   June 4, 2019
Had 9 people and caught 104 fish and tried for really big fish but conditions were against us. We had a great time
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Lawrence C.
Cherokee, North Carolina
 5.00
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Awesome time with Jim and the crew of hot diggity dog

VERIFIED   October 10, 2017
These guys have it dialed in. We had an awesome time and the whole experience was extremely professional. The crew kept...
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Charles C.
Key West, Florida
 5.00
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Bring some drinks, some sandwiches and a cigar if you like.  Jim amd Bob took care of everything else.  We had a...
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Colton C.
Miami, Florida
 4.67
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Full day Bachelor Trip with Captain Jim

VERIFIED   January 7, 2017
Myself and 8 other guys spent the day on this gorgeous and spacious boat. The inside cabin and captains deck had plenty of...
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