Captain
Louis Hocker

Member since October 2016 Norfolk, United States
Background
Captain Louis has been fishing since he was a little boy with his father and grandfather. He loves fishing with guests, as it gives him a great deal of satisfaction to see their smiling happy faces as they reel in their catch. He has 2 sons who he's been taking fishing with him since they were able to walk, and they love it, too!

Hey, I'm Captain Louis Hocker

Norfolk, United States
Background
Captain Louis has been fishing since he was a little boy with his father and grandfather. He loves fishing with guests, as it gives him a great deal of satisfaction to see their smiling happy faces as they reel in their catch. He has 2 sons who he's been taking fishing with him since they were able to walk, and they love it, too!
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Prowler Fishing Charter

42 reviews
Norfolk
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trips from $550

Fishing Reports


Fall inshore bite is good!

October 13, 2019

Very windy day so we hid behind the rocks at the inlet and did pretty well! Read Full Report →


Offshore trip

September 11, 2019

We leave the dock,and head south east ! Flat calm sea as we make way to the fishing grounds! Shortly after lines in we got several false albacore! Missed a few! Finally we got another fish on the hook!… Read Full Report →


Found them!

August 18, 2019

Had a excellent bite this morning! Lost almost as many as we boated! Read Full Report →


Great nearshore action continues!

August 12, 2019

Pictures from a few of our nearshore trips this month! Read Full Report →


Steady nearshore action!

July 10, 2019

The bite has been fairly steady along the ocean front! Great action on Spanish Mackerel and some King Mackerel ! Some Black Sea bass and sharks on the bottom! Read Full Report →


First offshore tripof the new year!

January 27, 2019

We found a few yellowfin tuna and a suprise blue marlin! Read Full Report →


Surprise visit from the man in the blue

January 26, 2019

Great day on the Prowler! Got a handful of yellowfin and surprise BlueMarlin! Read Full Report →


Amberjacks

June 14, 2018

Went out lookin for some Mahi and didn’t find any so headed to the rock pile for Amberjacks! Found more than we could handle! Read Full Report →


Nearshore action!

June 12, 2018

Rough seas made for some tough fishing, but managed a few! Read Full Report →


Went looking for a nice grassline and un

May 25, 2018

Found the grass and several nice mahi Mahi !The grass was so spread out we had to work very hard to keep the baits clean. Finished the day nearshore with some spanish mackerel and a few King Makerel! Read Full Report →


Big Dolphin!

May 15, 2018

Busy day when we found them! Read Full Report →


Great day on the water

April 27, 2018

Day started out with rough waves,and then turned out to be perfect! Trolling in the morning and jigging in the afternoon. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.53
out of 5 stars from 42 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Couldnt be better!
Couldnt be better!
Fishing with Louis
+75
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
90%
Catch intended fish
76%
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   NEW  May 26, 2020
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Keith P.
St. Louis, MO
 5.00
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Fishing the Wrecks in February.

VERIFIED   February 16, 2020
Booked a trip in the middle of February not really knowing what to expect but Captain Lou and his First Mate Casper made it...
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Joseph P.
Smithfield, VA
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Couldnt be better!

VERIFIED   October 26, 2019
Id reccommend this to anyone!  The ride was beautiful and the fishing was great! The captain put us on the fish and the...
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Ricky L.
Annapolis, Maryland
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Fishing with Louis

VERIFIED   September 1, 2019
Lou and Casper were top notch.  The original plan was to catch a Shark but that wasn’t in our cards. Fortunately spades...
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Susan R.
Newport News, VA
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Half Day Fishing with Captain Lou and Casper

VERIFIED   August 10, 2019
Awesome!  I would recommend the Prowler Tours to anyone. We had such fun in the time we had—We had to cut it short...
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