Hooker Charters & Guide Service

Hooker Charters & Guide Service is located in Jacksonville, Florida. Run by Captain Bill Perkins, a full-time, licensed Captain. He’s a professional, knowledgeable guide who goes above and beyond to put his guests on the fish. This is the perfect chance to explore these productive waters. If you want to have a fun day out on the water with a professional guide, look no further.

Your trip will take place aboard Captain Bill’s 25’ Contender boat. Its navigational electronics include a GPS, a fish finder, a AIS VHF radio.The vessel is equipped with a live bait tank, a wireless trolling motor, an icebox for your refreshments, and an anchoring system to keep you on top of the fish. The vessel also includes a enclosed toilet. Up to six anglers are welcome on board.

Captain Bill uses a variety of fishing techniques to make sure you will get the most out of your day on the water, whatever the season. If the weather permits, you will be able to go see what’s biting nearshore, head offshore, or fish the flats, wrecks and reefs..

During your trip, you may try anything from fishing with light and heavy tackle to jigging, trolling, bottom fishing and drift fishing. Captain Bill is great with kids, so a day out with him is an excellent opportunity to have fun with your family or friends 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, Trigger fish, Flounder, Sheeps head, Spotted Sea trout, Black Sea bass, and Red fish.

Your trip with Captain Bill will include all the needed fishing equipment and tackle as well as live bait.

To ensure your great experience continues after you step off the boat, Bill will clean and fillet your catch and provide zip lock bags at the end of the trip. Gift certificates are also available upon request here through fishingbooker.com



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Viaje Privado
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM)
    ¡solicitado! Reservado hace: 3 días
    Cancelación GRATIS 3 días de aviso
    4 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 8:00 AM
    US $495
    Half day trips run from 8 am-12 pm depending on the tide. These trips will take you exploring Jacksonville's inshore waterways, including the St John's River, Intracoastal waterway and the nearshore areas of the ocean. We will target Red Bass ,Trout, Flounder ,Sheepshead and Mangrove snapper!
  • Viaje Privado
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (PM)
    Cancelación GRATIS 3 días de aviso
    4 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 1:00 PM
    US $495
    This afternoon trip will take you exploring inshore waters for a whole host of incredible fish! You'll be exploring Jacksonville's inshore waterways, including St John's River and the nearshore areas of the ocean. Please note that the departure time is flexible depending on the tides. We will be targeting Red Bass, Trout, Flounder, Sheepshead and Mangrove snapper.
  • Viaje Privado
    3/4 Day Inshore Trip
    Cancelación GRATIS 3 días de aviso
    6 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 8:00 AM
    US $695
    If a half day trip isn't enough for you, this 6 hour trip will give you enough time to explore the productive waters surrounding Jacksonville and get your fish on! We will be targeting Red Bass, Trout, Flounder, Sheepshead and Mangrove snapper!
    Tipos de Pesca
    Pesca en Río
    Pesca de Orilla
    Pesca Cerca de la Costa
    Pesca en Aguas Poco Profundas
    Pesca Backcountry
  • Viaje Privado
    3/4 Day Trip - Nearshore/Offshore
    Cancelación GRATIS 3 días de aviso
    6 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 8:00 AM
    US $695
    Depending on your personal preferences and the weather, you can choose between fishing nearshore or heading offshore. Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Cobia, Vermilion Snapper, Triggerfish, Seabass, Mutton snapper and many more will all be among your targeted species. Kids are welcome!
  • Viaje Privado
    Full Day Trip - Nearshore/Offshore
    Cancelación GRATIS 3 días de aviso
    8 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 8:00 AM
    US $895
    Depending on the season and weather conditions you will be able to fish the nearshore waters or head offshore for some bigger action. Target Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Vermilion Snapper, Mutton snapper, Cobia, Gray Triggerfish, Seabass, and many more!
    Tipos de Pesca
    Pesca Cerca de la Costa
    Pesca en Alta Mar
    Pesca en Arrecife
    Pesca de Naufragio
    Técnicas de Pesca
    Pesca de Mar Profundo
    Pesca de Fondo/ Bottom Fishing
    Jigging
    Equipo Pesado
    Troleo
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
Hay 9 personas mirando este charter.

FAQs about Hooker Charters & Guide Service

Hooker Charters & Guide Service offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $495 per group, additional US $95 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $495 per group, additional US $95 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip - Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $695 per group, additional US $95 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Inshore Trip (6 hours)
  • US $695 per group, additional US $95 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip - Nearshore/Offshore (6 hours)
  • US $895 per group, additional US $95 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip - Nearshore/Offshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Hooker Charters & Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Baño private enclosed toilet
  • GPS satellite weather module
  • Localizador de peces 1kw transducer
  • Vivero para la carnada
  • Motor de troleo inalámbrico
  • Outriggers
  • Nevera para la pesca

Trips booked with Hooker Charters & Guide Service include:
  • Cañas, carretes y equipo
  • Carnada Viva
  • Señuelos
  • Limpieza y Fileteado
  • Licencia de Pesca (All necessary federal and state licenses provided)

Hooker Charters & Guide Service offers the following types of fishing:
  • Pesca de Orilla
  • Pesca Cerca de la Costa (Weather permitting)
  • Pesca en Alta Mar (Weather permitting)
  • Pesca en Arrecife
  • Pesca de Naufragio
  • Pesca en Aguas Poco Profundas
  • Pesca Backcountry

Hooker Charters & Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Equipo Ligero
  • Equipo Pesado
  • Pesca de Fondo/ Bottom Fishing
  • Troleo
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Pesca con Arpón (When conditions permit)
  • Pesca de Mar Profundo

Top targeted fish species with Hooker Charters & Guide Service include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Triggerfish (Gray)

Sobre el Captain

Bill Perkins
Jacksonville, Florida, Estados Unidos
Reportes de Pesca
Identificación y licencia verificadas
363 Opiniones de los clientes
Tiempo de respuesta 1 hora
Miembro desde Diciembre 2016
Angler's Choice
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Hooker Charters & Guide Service is a family-friendly company that is run and operated by Captain Bill Perkins, a full-time, licensed Captain. He is a knowledgeable, professional 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!

Sobre este listado

Especies de Interés

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Especificaciones del barco

CONTENDER 24S (Center console) construido en 2016. Impulsado por 300HP Yamaha motor, con una velocidad máxima de crucero de 48 nudos.

Longitud
25 ft
Capacidad
6 personas

Tipos de Pesca

Pesca de Orilla
Pesca Cerca de la Costa
Weather permitting
Pesca en Alta Mar
Weather permitting
Pesca en Arrecife
Pesca de Naufragio
Pesca en Aguas Poco Profundas
Pesca Backcountry

Técnicas de Pesca

Equipo Ligero
Equipo Pesado
Pesca de Fondo/ Bottom Fishing
Troleo
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Pesca con Arpón
When conditions permit
Pesca de Mar Profundo

Servicios

Baño
private enclosed toilet
GPS
satellite weather module
Localizador de peces
1kw transducer
Vivero para la carnada
Motor de troleo inalámbrico
Outriggers

El Viaje Incluye

Cañas, carretes y equipo
Carnada Viva
Señuelos
Limpieza y Fileteado
Licencia de Pesca
All necessary federal and state licenses provided

Política de Cancelación

Cancelación gratis hasta 3 días antes del viaje

Los clientes pueden cancelar o modificar su reserva hasta 3 días antes de la fecha del viaje sin cargo. Si el viaje se cancela o modifica después, o en caso de no presentarse, se cobrará el 100% del depósito.

Políticas

Traslado no incluído
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Se permiten niños
Te quedas con la pesca
Se permite captura y liberación

Pago

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

Cuando el capitán confirme tu viaje, FishingBooker cargará a su tarjeta de crédito un depósito del 10% para garantizar la reserva.

El saldo restante se pagará directamente al operador del charter en la fecha del viaje o antes en uno de los siguientes métodos de pago:

Efectivo
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Al pagar el saldo restante con tarjeta de crédito, habrá un cargo adicional del 4%

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Opiniones de los clientes

Calificación general
Excellent
4.8 / 5
de 5 estrellas de 363 reseñas
Barco
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experiencia
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Fotos de clientes (355)
Great short notice trip
Great short notice trip
Great short notice trip
+352
Calificación del pescador
313
37
7
4
1
Opinión de los pescadores
Buena experiencia
93%
Capitán amigable
99%
Recomienda este charter
97%
Apto para niños
96%
Satisfecho con el barco
98%
Atrapé lo que quería
83%
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Bob N.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
En general

Great short notice trip

VERIFICADO   NUEVO  Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM) on Abril 16, 2024
I booked an inshore 4 hour morning trip, Bill was more than willing to take us but suggested going offshore due to low tide...
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Michelle Z.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
En general

Would hire again for another fishing trip. Wish I lived closer to Jacksonville

VERIFICADO   3/4 Day Trip - Nearshore/Offshore on Marzo 3, 2024
Capt Bill came prepared.  The weather looked a little iffy so he brought tackle for inland fishing as well as offshore fishing....
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Eileen P.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
En general

8th Birthday Fun

VERIFICADO   Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM) on Enero 14, 2024
We booked with captain Bill based on reviews from others, I messaged captain Bill first to let him know my son wanted to go...
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John D.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
En general

Great day on the ocean! Highly Recommend!

VERIFICADO   NUEVO  Half Day Trip - Inshore (PM) on Marzo 20, 2024
Great trip…. Perfect weather and lots of “action”. Captain Bill is a terrific captain with lots of knowledge about fishing...
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Ashley D.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
En general

Family friendly Trip

VERIFICADO   NUEVO  Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM) on Abril 2, 2024
We took a 4 hour Am inland trip on St John’s River. It was low tide, and Captain Bill got us on the fish. He took the time...
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