About Us

A Little About The Crew

227783C7D83AB549A15A91B2B55CD7D4@CMAL.comFishing Ft. Lauderdale since 1969.

Captain Taco has been fishing the waters around South Florida for the past 30 years. Charter Fishing these waters since 1988.
Luis Captain Taco’s son (Captain Lou) was born here in Fort Lauderdale with a fishing pole in his hand.
Needless to say, together as a fishing team with old school knowledge combined with Lou’s cutting edge fishing techniques. The fish don’t stand a chance.
Throw in some laughs and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a great day out fishing.

The Boat & Tackle

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(The boat truly sells herself)

45’ Hatteras fully air conditioned & refrigerated with full restroom. Powered with 2 high performance Detroit 535 hp engines. Nice to get to the fishing grounds & back to the dock FAST!!

We are fully equipt with International Reels ranging from 20lb to 80 lb. reels. ALL of the rods are custom built by Captain Lou.

Also equipt with Furuno, VHF Radio, Radar and Fish Finder.

Fishing Techniques &
Fish to Catch

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We specialize in:

Kite Fishing: Suspend live bait from a kite. Trolling,
Deep Drop Wreck Fishing

Targeted Species:

Kingfish, Bonito, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Sail Fish, Sharks, Barracuda, Etc.

What We Offer

Deep Dropping & Snapper Fishing

When we decide to deep drop here off the coast of Fort Lauderdale aboard the Hooked Up 2, we like to start out with some live bait, typically small bonitos, Speedos, pinfish, tinker mackerel or blue runners.

Sail Fishing

Here of the coast of Fort Lauderdale the most practiced method for targeting sails are with kites. It’s most popular and affective way of catching these magnificent fish that swim up and down the coast of South Florida.

Shark Fishing

There are many different techniques for targeting sharks, but here aboard the Hooked Up 2 we have found a very productive way to cover the top middle and bottom of the ocean, all at the same time.

Trolling

Trolling the reefs for kingfish and bonitos and trolling off shore for Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tunas and some times a Blue Marlin.

Day & Night Time Sword Fishing

South Florida offers some of the best sword fishing around! One of the benefits of this type of fishing is that we can go fishing for these good eating worthy opponents during the day or at night