Professional Hooker Fishing Trips

Based out of Miami, Professional Hooker Fishing Trips is in a key spot to get you on the exquisite waterways of the Everglades. With canals, rivers, and lakes, you’ll get to experience some of the best freshwater fishing in the state. Captain Yoan Alvarez has over 20 years of experience in running fishing trips and has even earned sponsors for his work. He strives to turn all those big fish dreams into reality for every client.

You’ll be fishing aboard a 20’ tournament-ready Nitro bass boat that can comfortably take up to 3 guests. Fitted with top of the range gear including a trolling motor for silent advances, a 250 HP Mercury engine for bursts of speed between the fishing spots, and a huge amount of space for casting, this is the boat you need if you want to target large Bass effectively in the freshwater systems of Florida.

The area offers ample water to fish, so take advantage of it, fishing the local canals for Peacock Bass, and the Everglades and Lake Okeechobee for Largemouth Bass. Other species you could catch on your trips include freshwater Snook, Oscars, and Mayan Cichlids. Capt. Yoan will supply you with top of the range gear needed to catch the fish of a lifetime, so just come along with some snacks, drinks, and a sense of adventure and you can’t go wrong!

In the Everglades, you’ll be drifting through a national park, so nature truly is calling you to witness its beauty. Everyone will enjoy as you relax or take the fishing game seriously, reeling in one after the other. Children of all ages are also welcome, so it could be a great day out with the family. What are you waiting for? Step aboard Professional Hooker Fishing Trips.



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $575
    price breakdown
    $575
    During this 8 hour trip, you will wind your way along local canals, targeting Peacock Bass, or you can glide around the Everglades and Lake Okeechobee, fishing Largemouth Bass. Based in a national park, you won't be able to help being amazed by the outstanding beauty around you during the trip.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $475
    price breakdown
    $475
    Spend 6 hours along the magnificent waterways of south-eastern Florida, taking you through the Everglades. Not only will you marvel at the beauty of the place, you'll undertake some serious fishing for Peacock Bass in the canals, or Largemouth Bass in the lakes.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $375
    price breakdown
    $375
    This 4 hour trip will take place in the morning to keep you out of the midday sun on hot days in the summer. You will be fishing in Lake Okeechobee, the Everglades, or other local waterways for species such as Peacock Bass and Largemouth Bass.
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About the Captain

Yoan Alvarez
Palmetto Bay, Florida, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
19 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2016
Captain Yoan Alvarez was born in Cuba in 1976 and has over 30 years of fishing experience. Having first learned to fish with his grandparents, who took him to the local ponds in Cuba to fish for Tilapia with a stick and some string, he has always been on the search for new fishing adventures. This passion brought him to Florida in 2002, and he hasn’t looked back since. With well over a decade of experience studying, fishing, and succeeding in these waters, he is now a well-known and respected captain both locally and nationwide, and his several large sponsors are proof of his success and talent. What makes him unique as a charter captain is his strong attention to detail and his desire and ability to meet the needs of his clients.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Bass (Largemouth)
Bass (Peacock) Bass (Peacock)
Snook Snook

Boat Specs

Nitro (Bass boat) originally built in 2019. Powered by a 250HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 70 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Drinks

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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
No Smoking
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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4.96
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Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
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Nick D.
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VERIFIED   August 13, 2020
I booked a full day for my brother and I on our vacation and could not have picked a better captain. We are both born in Palm...
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Half Day with Captain Yoan

VERIFIED   July 5, 2018
My 17 year old son and I had an awesome morning with Yoan, whose tireless patience and great anecdotes only made the fishing...
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Gerald F.
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8lb 3 oz peacock

VERIFIED   May 31, 2017
I wasn’t sure what to expect when I booked the trip. I never fished for peacock bass. Captain Yoan taught me how to flip...
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Ryan B.
Miami, Florida
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Half Day Peacock Bass Trip

VERIFIED   November 2, 2017
Today was an unforgettable experience with Capt. Yoan Alvarez! From the quality of fishing down to the service of the captain,...
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A blast!

VERIFIED   June 13, 2018
We had so much fun with Yoan! Honestly, we couldn’t have had a better experience! He was an amazing captain and teacher!...
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Fishing Reports

Best peacock bass fishing !!

August 21, 2020

Great day of fishing in South Florida , My clients catching fish all day long , we lost count after 30. If you want an incredible fishing trip , get in touch with fishing booker. Capt Yoan Alvarez Read Full Report →