• Hook'um Charters is an experience on the water you won't forget. We strive to ensure our customers every need to make your fishing excursion, sunset or dinner cruise a memorable one. Hook'um Charters goes above & beyond expectations. From the comfortable ride on our 32' Blackfin sportfish yacht "Hot Rod", to the first class amenities only we offer, it's all about the "Experience".

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    Services

    Hook'um Charters offers inshore and offshore fishing excursions for the beginner to the seasoned fisherman, as well as sunset & dinner cruises that offer the most beautiful natural scenery you'll ever experience. All trips can accommodate up to 6 guests with shared trips available.

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    Location

    The Docks
    Sarasota Hyatt Regency
    1000 Boulevard of the Arts
    Sarasota, FL 34236


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  • Services Provided

    Inshore & Offshore Fishing

    Stalking our local species of Redfish, Snook, Snapper, Trout, & more our inshore trips run the Intracoastal Waterway. You'll seek big game locals such as Grouper, Shark, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Tarpon & Sailfish on our offshore trips . 4, 6, 8 & 10 hour trips on our private charters, accommodating up to 6 guests with shared trips, are available.
    "Hot Rod" handles up to 6 fishermen, just bring sunscreen and what you'd like to eat and drink for the day. Each angler will be supplied with rods-n-reels, lures and tackle, and live bait. Fishing license and cooler with ice provided.

    Sunset and Dinner Cruise

    We provide 3 hour sunset cruises on the Gulf of Mexico to witness the most spectacular natural scenery you'll ever see.
    Dinner cruises are available to many of the local waterside restaurants that are much more convenient and enjoyable to access by boat. Enjoy dinner and a beautiful sunset all in one cruise.

    A note about Alcohol: 
Have a great experience, however please drink responsibly. Safety is a main concern and over-indulging can get very dangerous. Note that the Captain, by law, cannot drink alcohol while on a charter. Enjoy!

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  • About Us

    Hook'um Charters

    Operating out of the Sarasota Hyatt Regency yacht basin, Hook'um Charters provides 4,6,8, and 10 hour inshore and offshore fishing trips, as well as 3 hour sunset or dinner cruise trips. We are a family/ kid friendly boat, fully USCG approved and equipped to provide your group/party an enjoyable, relaxing, fun-filled experience on the beautiful waters of Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.



    Your guide

    Your guide, Harry is a Sarasota native and for the last 38 years has fished these area waters with his father and local friends. His love for fishing and his respect for the ocean spans a lifetime. After 20 years in the sports and fitness industry, Harry brings his extensive customer service and event organizing experience back to his passion for the water and providing his clients with an experience, whether fishing or cruising, that exceeds their expectations.

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  • Our Prices


    Inshore fishing charters differ from offshore and tarpon fishing charters, as they all offer their own unique adventures.

    Inshore Charters:
    4 hours - $450
    6 hours - $650
    8 hours - $850
    10 hours - Not Avalible
    Offshore Charters:
    4 hours - $600
    6 hours - $800
    8 hours - $1000
    10 hours - $1200
    Sunset Cruise/Dinner Cruises:
    2-3 hours - $375



    OVERNIGHT AND SPECIALTY TRIPS ARE QUOTED UPON REQUEST

    • 15% gratuity for first mate not included, but appreciated!
    • All charters require a 50% deposit in order to reserve & book the date.
    • Cancellations for fishing must be made 4 days in advance, 2 days for sunset/dinner cruises. (A 5% service fee will be deducted from the deposit.)

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  • Our Address

    The Docks
    Sarasota Hyatt Regency
    1000 Boulevard of the Arts
    Sarasota, FL 34236

    Contact Info:

    +1 941 312 5322 hbaker@hookumcharters.com

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