Charter Operator
Hooked Sport Fishing

Member since May 2016 Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
Background
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.
Techniques
My passion is Kite fishing for Tuna. I also enjoy using live bait for Marlin, Jigging for Red Snappers and Trolling for Sailfish and Mahi Mahi.

Hey, we're Hooked Sport Fishing

Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
Background
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.
Techniques
My passion is Kite fishing for Tuna. I also enjoy using live bait for Marlin, Jigging for Red Snappers and Trolling for Sailfish and Mahi Mahi.

My Charter Listings

Hooked Sport Fishing NV

64 reviews
Nuevo Vallarta
trips from $290

Hooked Sport Fishing PV

20 reviews
Puerto Vallarta
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trips from $290

Fishing Reports

Marlin and Tuna time!!!!

September 28, 2018

The time for the BIG black Marlin is here. They are in the Corbatania area feeding on the Skip Jack's and Bonita. Wednesday we had one take down that didn't stick but we got a look at the fish… Read Full Report →


Marlin and Tuna time!!

September 28, 2018

The time for the BIG black Marlin is here. They are in the Corbatania area feeding on the Skip Jack's and Bonita. Wednesday we had one take down that didn't stick but we got a look at the fish… Read Full Report →


Tuna at Corbatania

July 01, 2018

We had a couple of trips to Corbatania last week. Both scored on tuna in the 20 to 30 lbs range with much bigger fish in the area. A few boats got fish in the 100 lbs class but… Read Full Report →


Tuna at Corbatania

July 01, 2018

We had a couple of trips to Corbatania last week. Both scored on tuna in the 20 to 30 lbs range with much bigger fish in the area. A few boats got fish in the 100 lbs class but… Read Full Report →


Red Hot Spanish Mackerel Bite

March 06, 2018

This entire week the bite on Spanish Mackerel has been incredible. We landed 28 on Monday and 35 on Tuesday. Decent grade fish in the 5 to 10 lbs class. We left them biting at 11 and went in… Read Full Report →


Red hot Spanish Mackerel Bite

March 05, 2018

This entire week the bite on Spanish Mackerel has been incredible. We landed 28 on Monday and 35 on Tuesday. Decent grade fish in the 5 to 10 lbs class. We left them biting at 11 and went in… Read Full Report →


Sailfish for his first fish EVER !!

January 02, 2018

We have had some great weather with water conditions being smooth but off color. Our 10 hour trip a few days ago was the families first fishing experience and it will be one remembered by all of us forever.… Read Full Report →


First fish ,is a fish of a lifetime

January 02, 2018

We have had some great weather with water conditions being smooth but off color. Our 10 hour trip a few days ago was the families first fishing experience and it will be one remembered by all of us forever.… Read Full Report →


Dorado bite still good

November 15, 2017

We had a 6 hour run yesterday with a customer who was hoping for a Dorado. Captain Ivan found the spot and we boated a decent male who gave a good fight on the medium gear. Running offshore tomorrow… Read Full Report →


Offshore bite is happening now.

November 05, 2017

We had 2 offshore trips in the last week. Both produced some nice fish. We had a decent sailfish plus 2 Dorado on the first trip. Very happy customers who had never caught a billfish, unfortunately the fish swallowed… Read Full Report →


Marlin on the bite

August 23, 2017

Full day trip off Punta Mita paid off with a 225 lbs Blue Marlin that came off a live slow trolled Bonita. Captian Ivan tried to revive it but was bleeding bad as was harvested. Lot of billfish in… Read Full Report →


Doubleheader on the hook

August 21, 2017

Good day today, stopped at 5 toro . Targeted Sierras and put several on ice for customer's dinner and added a small dorado to end the day. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.70
out of 5 stars from 84 reviews
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Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
70%
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Michael M.
Melville, ND
 5.00
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12 hour Day. FANTASTIC EXPERIENCE!!! AAA RATING.

VERIFIED   December 14, 2019
Booked a 12 hour day with captain Jon and mate Diego.  Started at 6:30 am sharp, our agreed upon time.  My heart...
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Christopher W.
Bellingham, MA
 5.00
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Fishing on the Hooked with Captain Jon

VERIFIED   February 24, 2020
Awesome time fishing on the Hooked The boat was clean with all the proper safe equipment. Captain Jon and Raoul...
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Kara T.
Windham Center, Maine
 5.00
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   March 10, 2020
Thanks Jon and Raoul for a great day of fishing and bonus whale watching of humpbacks and orcas! our 10 hour excursion was...
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Darcie C.
Guadalajara, Jalisco
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Jon and Ivan

VERIFIED   February 21, 2020
Great family trip. We were very pleased. They were very good with the kids especially reeling in our Jack Cravalle.
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Harvey W.
Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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Afternoon trip

VERIFIED   December 27, 2019
Sadly today fish weren’t biting, but Captain Jon & his first mate were great and tried very hard. We enjoyed the trip...
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