Hook-em Charters

Hook-em Charters is based in Mamaroneck, New York from June till September. The company is owned and operated by Captain Don, a professional guide, who has a lot of experience on the local waters.

Join Hook-em Charters aboard a spacious 26-ft Parker boat, which comes powered by a 250 HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine and has a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots. The vessel is wheelchair accessible and is rigged with state-of-the-art navigational electronics, which include a GPS, a fish finder, a VHF radio, and a radar. There is an anchoring system, a portable toilet for your comfort when spending your day on the water. Up to six people are welcome on board the boat.

With Hook-em Charters, you can choose from four and eight-hour trip. Whether it’s your first time on the water, or you are a seasonal angler, or a professional record-seeker, or just want to have a memorable experience with your friends and family – the crew will see to your every need. The local waters are rich with various fish species, and you will be targeting the Captain’s specialty – Tautog, Porgy, Bluefish, Black Seabass, and Striped Bass. Your fishing techniques will include popping, jigging, spinning, and bottom fishing.

Your fishing trip with Hook-em Charters will come inclusive of all fishing equipment for a successful catch, such as rods, reels, and tackle, as well as lures and live bait. Your catch can be cleaned and filleted for you by the crew to take home with you.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 1 Jan
    $550
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This package is ideal for any angler - beginner to pro. The crew will provide you with everything you need to make the cast and land Bluefish, Porgy, Striped Bass, Tautog, and many other species.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 1 Jan
    $450
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip includes four and a half hours of fishing 20 minutes from the dock. The crew will provide you with all the necessary equipment to make a great catch possible, you only need to bring your own snacks and drinks with you.
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About the Captain

Don Grippo
Mamaroneck, New York, United States
5 Customer Reviews
Response time 12 hours
Member since January 2017
Captain Don Grippo has been fishing the local waters for over 35 years. His passion for fishing has turned into a successful career: he has been in the business for 21 years. For Don, fishing is not just a passtime, it's a lifestyle.

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Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bluefish Bluefish
Scup (Porgy) Scup (Porgy)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Tautog Tautog

Boat Specs

Parker (Pilothouse) originally built in 1997. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

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
Disabled Accessible

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
Checks

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (2)
4.67
out of 5 stars from 4 reviews
Boat
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Experience
Full day with Captain Don
Full day with Captain Don
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
75%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Michael L.
New Rochelle, New York
 4.67
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Fishing with Don

VERIFIED   NEW  August 2, 2019
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Maximilian S.
Yonkers, NY
 5.00
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Full day with Captain Don

VERIFIED   August 30, 2018
Amazing experience with a great Captain
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Nicole A.
The Bronx, NY
 4.00
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   September 1, 2018
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Elaine L.
Pleasantville, New York
 5.00
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Half-day trip with Captain Don

VERIFIED   July 11, 2018
Captain Don was very attentive, replacing our bait quickly and giving tips to those of us who were novices. We were catching...
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