Hooker 1

Colonel Dean Ave
Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius

Come aboard Hooker 1 and discover why Mauritius is considered one of the region’s best hotspots for big game fishing. Capt. Jean-Pierre has more than 20 years of sport fishing experience. He and his crew are dedicated to helping you land a memorable catch, whether fishing by day or at night. Join them for a chance to reel in your next biggest catch!

Hooker 1 is a 38’ Speville Craft powered by twin 265 HP Perkins Sabre engines. This vessel is fitted for nothing less than the best of big game fishing, featuring a flybridge, GPS, fishfinder, and three fighting chairs. Penn and Shimano fishing gear are provided for you, including a range of 20 to 130 lb test line. There is room on board for up to seven passengers, and children of all ages are welcome.

While fishing aboard Hooker 1, you can target a wide variety of big game species. Capt. Jean-Pierre and his crew are prepared to help you reel in the biggest of them, from Marlin and Giant Trevally to several different kinds of Tuna. Depending on the species, you may target your catch by jigging, trolling, or popping. Lures are provided and you will catch live bait during your trip.

You can also join Capt. Jean-Pierre for night fishing, casting lines between sunset and sunrise the next morning. This overnight trip gives you a chance to bottom fish the reefs for Snapper, Grouper, Dogtooth Tuna, Trevally, and even sharks.

Captain Jean-Pierre and the crew of Hooker 1 provide everything you need for a successful day (or night) on the water. A fishing license, gear, and drinks are included in your trip package. You may request to take a fish home with you to enjoy for dinner.

Book your next trip and experience the renowned big game fishing of Mauritius for yourself!

Come aboard Hooker 1 and discover why Mauritius is considered one of the region’s best hotspots for big game fishing. Capt. Jean-Pierre has more than 20 years of sport fishing experience. He and his crew are dedicated to helping you land a memorabl


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About this listing

Boat Specs

Speville Craft (Flybridge) originally built in 2001. Powered by 2 265HP Perkins Sabre engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
7 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Up 130 lb test line
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Targeted Species
 
Barracuda (Great)
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
 
Marlin (Black)

 
Marlin (Blue)
 
Marlin (Striped)

 
Trevally (Giant)
 
Tuna (Dogtooth)

 
Tuna (Skipjack)
 
Tuna (Yellowfin)

 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Penn and Shimano
Live Bait
Caught on the trip
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Soft drinks, water, beer upon request
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
Crew Keeps Catch
Clients may request a fish to take home and try
 
Catch and Release Allowed
 
Disabled Accessible
Payment

25% 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, Bank Transfer.

About the Captain

Pigeot Jean-Pierre
Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius
Member since May 2014
Capt. Jean-Pierre has been sport fishing for over 20 years now. In both 2007 and 2013, Jean-Pierre emerged as the winner of the coveted SIOBC - South Indian Ocean Billfish Cup. Among other notable achievements, he has also been a runner-up for the Marlin World Cup in 2004, and back again in 2010.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Mauritius Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.93 out of 5 stars from 15 reviews

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Out of marlin season, crew and boat excellent, we only caught skipjack but that wasnt the crews fault, they tried everything to give us a good day, and we all had a good day. Highly recommended

Fished September 1, 2017
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Fished August 4, 2017
Pigeot Jean-Pierre (The Captain)
Replied to this review on August 4, 2017

Thanks Mr Robert.

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Fished June 27, 2017
Pigeot Jean-Pierre (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 28, 2017

Thanks Mr Daniel. Wish you all the best. JP

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