Hooked Sport Fishing NV

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 endeavor 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 use 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.

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
    up to 7 persons
    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
    up to 7 persons
    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
    up to 7 persons / day
    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
    up to 7 persons
    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
    up to 7 persons
    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
    up to 7 persons
    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. This is one of the best value packages offered by anyone around and we can hold up to seven passengers at one set price.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $525
    up to 7 persons
    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
    up to 7 persons
    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
    up to 7 persons
    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
    up to 7 persons
    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
    up to 7 persons
    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 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
7 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
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 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
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.

About the Charter Operator

Hooked Sport Fishing
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico
Member since May 2016
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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.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 99%

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Customer Reviews

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4.67
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97%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
64%
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Courtney F.
San Diego, CA
 5.00
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Best day of our trip!

VERIFIED   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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Travis D.
Puerto Vallarta, JAL
 5.00
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Enjoying the ride back into the harbour .

VERIFIED   April 13, 2019
We booked a 4 hour fishing trip with hooked pv . We caught some barracuda , Bonita’s , and dulce something’s or others...
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Janice A.
Lafayette, CA
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Jon

VERIFIED   March 28, 2019
Had a great day with Jon and Alfonso.  The four of us caught so many fish, we lost count!  On the boat, we snacked...
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Gina C.
Guadalajara, Jalisco
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Whale watching trip

VERIFIED   March 14, 2019
Captain Jon was a hoot, we took my husband’s three stepsons out in the bay for some whale watching/fishing and he kept...
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Mike K.
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Fishing with Hooked

VERIFIED   June 25, 2019
The trip completely exceeded our expectation.  John and Ivan were terrific.  They “hooked” us up with getting...
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