The Hooked Sport Fishing crew has over 35 years of combined fishing experience in the Nuevo Vallarta area. Armed with a wealth of knowledge and experience, they will ensure you have the best time possible when heading out on one of their inshore or offshore charters. Your safety on the water is their first priority, and they always aim to meet all guest requests to the best of their ability.

Join them aboard ‘Hooked’, a 2003 26’ Sea Pro boat with space for up to four anglers. Navigated by Garmin Sounder/GPS and Marine radio, and with twin 150HP Yamaha engines and a top speed of 25 knots, this boat will get you to the fishing grounds fast ensuring maximum time with your line in the water.

The boat is tournament ready with a fighting chair, 18 ft Taco outriggers, two tuna tubes, and large live well that holds up to 50 bait. It is also comes fitted with an onboard toilet and freshwater shower, Bluetooth equipped stereo for your favorite music, snorkeling equipment, and icebox for food and drinks.

Hooked Sport Fishing offer trips ranging from 4 to 14 hours, and can guide you through a range of techniques, including kite fishing, to increase your chances of a successful catch. The crew uses light to heavy action Shimano/Penn reels and Shimano/Calstar and Penn rods, as well as fluorocarbon leaders from 25 lbs to 330 lbs.

You will have the opportunity to tackle some big beasts, such as Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, Yellowfin Tuna, Grouper, Red Snapper, Roosterfish, Yellowtail Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, and more, depending on the season. Trips include the use of all fishing gear, lures and live bait, fishing licenses, catch cleaning and bagging, as well as bottled water.

The captain launches from both Nuevo Vallarta and Puerto Vallarta. If you’re staying in Puerto Vallarta, check out his other listing called Hooked Sport Fishing PV and book there.

If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    14 Hour Trip - El Banco (4 PAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    14 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,400
    **If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.** For those who want the best chance at a 1000lb Grander Marlin or 200lbs+ Cow Tuna, you need to fish way out at El Banco and beyond. This is where the trophy fish are, so get out there for your chance to hook one! We leave early to maximize fishing time and there is plenty of room for 2 people to sleep in the cuddy cab on the way out.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip - El Banco (4 PAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,150
    **If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.** This trip will take you to the El Banco (The Bank) fishing grounds, where you will find record size Yellowfin Tuna, Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Mahi Mahi and Sailfish. 4 passengers maximum.
  • Private trip
    2 Day Trip - El Banco (2 PAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Day Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $1,050
    If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.For 1 or 2 dedicated Tuna or Marlin fishermen/woman, we can do an overnight trip which maximizes your time on the fishing grounds. We leave early for the Tuna grounds, fish all day, then sleep in the cuddy cab. Wake up on the grounds and fish until late afternoon. Price includes everything but meals and tip. We will only charge actual cost on food and cater to your requests. Minimum of a week advance booking.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip - Offshore (4 PAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    **If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.** This is a once in a lifetime trip for most anglers. We will take you out to where the biggest Marlin, Tuna, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and Snappers are found. This trip is for the those who want the opportunity to target the world's most sought-after species. Maximum 4 guests on serious offshore trips.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    **If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.** With eight hours on the water, you can get offshore for some great big game fishing, battling Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and more. While this trip gives you a good shot at trophy fish we recommend you book a 10 or 12-hour trip to maximize your chances of the fish of a lifetime.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Family Fish & Swim
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    **If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.** This 8-hour trip can start anytime from 7 AM to 9 AM. It includes a few hours of fishing in the morning before heading off to some great local snorkeling spots. After that, you can relax for 3 or 4 hours on the boat and on a beautiful, secluded beach. On the way home, we will take a slow ride along the coast and if the fish are biting we can do a bit more fishing.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $525
    **If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.** Spend an extra couple of hours on the water for the chance to catch even more great fish. Target Roosterfish, Red Snapper, Jack Crevalle, and much, much more.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $350
    **If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.** Perfect trip for those with limited time. The bay is full of Roosterfish, Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Jack Crevalle, and many other species.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $350
    **If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.** Spend a great afternoon out on the water. The bay is full of Roosterfish, Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Jack Crevalle, and many great fish just waiting to be caught.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Snorkeling (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $290
    **If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.** Enjoy snorkeling at one of the many magnificent locations Banderas Bay has to offer. As you cross the bay, you will have a great opportunity to see the beautiful city of Puerto Vallarta. Our team will show you all the city's landmarks and historic points of interest as you travel past them.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Snorkeling (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $290
    **If you are intending to pay with your credit card, please contact the captain to discuss further.** Not a fan of early mornings but want to enjoy some awesome snorkeling on Banderas Bay? Climb aboard for an afternoon trip swimming and snorkeling in these beautiful, warm waters.
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About the Charter Operator

Hooked Sport Fishing
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico
12 Fishing Reports
84 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since May 2016
At Hooked sport fishing we take pride in our charters. Capitan Cruz was born and raised in Puerto Vallarta and has spent his whole life fishing the area. He is a third generation fisherman with 47 years experience fishing professionally. Matched up with his Marinero Jon they are a highly experienced team with over 60 years of total experience. They are both bilingual and their goal is to give you the best fishing experience possible.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack (African Pompano) Jack (African Pompano)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Marlin (Black) Marlin (Black)

Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped) Marlin (Striped)
Roosterfish Roosterfish
Sailfish Sailfish

Snapper (Cubera) Snapper (Cubera)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Sea Pro (Walkaround) originally built in 2003, and restored in 2014. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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
Catch and Release Mandatory
Disabled Accessible

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
American Express
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
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Michael M.
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12 hour Day. FANTASTIC EXPERIENCE!!! AAA RATING.

VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip - El Banco (4 PAX) on December 14, 2019
Booked a 12 hour day with captain Jon and mate Diego.  Started at 6:30 am sharp, our agreed upon time.  My heart was set...
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Best day of our trip!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing (AM) on February 22, 2019
Jon and Cruz provided an excellent experience with outstanding customer service for us! They both were very professional and...
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Wayne H.
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PM half day trip with Cruz and John

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing (PM) on January 24, 2019
Just an amazing day of fishing. This is a private charter so you be the only people with the crew. Five lines in the...
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10 hr trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing (AM) on April 9, 2018
Wow, My wife and I had a great day with Jon and his crew.  It was our first experience bill fishing and within a short period...
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EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing (PM) on January 22, 2018
On Monday 1/22/18, myself, age 75, son-in-law-47, grand-daughter-16, grandson-12, went on a fishing charter on Hooked.  The...
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FAQs about Hooked Sport Fishing NV

Hooked Sport Fishing NV offers the following trips to customers:
  • $290 per group - 4 Hour Trip - Snorkeling (PM) (4 hours)
  • $290 per group - 4 Hour Trip - Snorkeling (AM) (4 hours)
  • $350 per group - 4 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • $350 per group - 4 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • $525 per group - 6 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing (6 hours)
  • $650 per group - 8 Hour Trip - Family Fish & Swim (8 hours)
  • $750 per group - 8 Hour Trip - Offshore (8 hours)
  • $950 per group - 10 Hour Trip - Offshore (4 PAX) (10 hours)
  • $1,050 per day per group - 2 Day Trip - El Banco (2 PAX) (2 days)
  • $1,150 per group - 12 Hour Trip - El Banco (4 PAX) (12 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - 14 Hour Trip - El Banco (4 PAX) (14 hours)

When you book a trip with Hooked Sport Fishing NV, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed (cuddy cab will sleep 2 adults)
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Hooked Sport Fishing NV include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (customary tips 15-20%)
  • Drinks (Bottled water ,your own alcohol in reasonable amoun)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch (added charge for breakfast and or lunch)

Hooked Sport Fishing NV offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Hooked Sport Fishing NV offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Hooked Sport Fishing NV include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Jack (African Pompano)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo