Hooker Charters & Guide Service

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Mayport Boat Ramp
Jacksonville FL, United States

Hooker Charters & Guide Service is located in Jacksonville, Florida. The waters of that beautiful place are clean and rich with a wide range of species, which attracts different anglers from all around the world. If you want to have a fun day out on the water with a professional guide, look no further.

Your fishing trip with Hooker Charters & Guide Service will be aboard an 18-foot Key West. Its navigational electronics include a GPS, a fish finder, a VHF radio, and a radar. The vessel is equipped with a live bait tank, a wireless trolling motor for the best control of the boat, an icebox to store the refreshments, and an anchoring system to make sure you stay where you want to. Up to four anglers are welcome on board.

Hooker Charters & Guide Service offers a great variety of trips to choose from. If the weather permits, you will be able to go see what is biting nearshore, head offshore or fish the flats, wrecks, reefs, inshore, and backcountry. Captain Bill is familiar with a lot of fishing techniques from light and heavy tackle to spinning, jigging, trolling, bottom fishing, drift fishing, and spearfishing if the conditions allow. The Captain is great with kids, so a day out with him is an excellent opportunity to have fun with your friends or family and enjoy your children landing their first fish!

There is a wide range of fish you can catch, including Mahi Mahi, Cobia, King Mackerel, Tarpon, Vermilion Snapper, Gray Triggerfish, Flounder, Sheepshead, Gag Grouper, Spotted Seatrout, Black Seabass, and Redfish.

Your trip with Captain Bill and Hooker Charters & Guide Service will include your fishing equipment, such as rods, reels, and tackle, as well as live bait and lures. You will also be provided with snorkeling equipment, but since there is a limited amount available, you can feel free to bring your own. The Captain will clean and fillet your catch.

Hooker Charters & Guide Service is located in Jacksonville, Florida. The waters of that beautiful place are clean and rich with a wide range of species, which attracts different anglers from all around the world. If you want to have a fun day out


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  • US$ 625 up to 2 persons
    + US$ 100 each additional person
  • US$ 525 up to 2 persons
    + US$ 100 each additional person
  • Full Day Trip - Inshore
    8 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 525 up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50 each additional person
  • Half nite
    4 hour trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    US$ 295 up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50 each additional person
  • Half Day Trip - Inshore
    4 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 295 up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50 each additional person
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Key West (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 150HP Evinrude E-tech engine.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
4 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Weather permitting
Offshore Fishing
Weather permitting
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Spearfishing
When conditions permit
Targeted Species
 
Cobia
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

 
Flounder
 
Grouper (Gag)

 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
 
Redfish

 
Seabass (Black)
 
Sheepshead

 
Snapper (Vermilion)
 
Spotted Seatrout

 
Tarpon
 
Triggerfish (Gray)
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Limited snorkel equipment. Yours is welcome
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Limited snorkel equipment. Yours is welcome
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Bill Perkins
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Member since December 2016
Hooker Charters & Guide Service is a family-friendly company that is run and operated by Captain Bill. He is a knowledgeable guide, who grew up in the south. Bill has been fishing all his life from a young age for over 45 years, so he decided to turn his passion into a successful business. Hooker Charters & Guide Service specializes in saltwater fishing in the waters of Jacksonville, Florida. Captain Bill enjoys taking his guests and friends out and putting them on fish. His preferred style of fishing is catching!
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.83 out of 5 stars from 48 reviews

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Fished February 15, 2018
Bill Perkins (The Captain)
Replied to this review on February 19, 2018

Thank you Amanda it was fun watching you catch all those fish! Hope we can go again soon. Capt.Bill

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We went fishing the first part of February and caught some trout.

Fished February 9, 2018
Bill Perkins (The Captain)
Replied to this review on February 16, 2018

Thank you Galen.It was fun taken you guys out. Hope we can go again soon! Capt.Bill

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Hooker Charters & Guide Service did a great job with the three of us on a half-day charter. Great equipment, excellent service, extremely nice, and all at a good price.  I’ll definitely be back.

Fished February 6, 2018
Bill Perkins (The Captain)
Replied to this review on February 6, 2018

Thanks Rodney!! It was my pleasure taking you guys fishing. It was a ton of fun and a beautiful day in Florida. glad we caught those keeper trout!!! Its whats 4 dinner lololol ....Thank you for booking your trip with Hooker Charters & Guide Services hope we can go again next time your here! Capt.Bill

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