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Increase your odds of catching fish and book a trip with The Rusty Hook. Captain Jorge’s knowledge about fishing and the reef in Playa del Carmen are second to none…


The Captain of The Rusty Hook is professional yet keeps everything fun and up beat. Lets face it, at the end of the day we just want you to have fun, catch fish, and smile…


We know that everyone is different! We can personalize trips for professional fishermen, amateurs, and families. We have you covered regardless of your experience…


Playa del Carmen Fishing Charters start at $270 USD which includes our fully equipped fishing boat for four people, fishing licenses, and beverages…



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The Process

We are family business based in Playa del Carmen, on the Riviera Maya. We offer individual trips for both keen sports fisherman or people just wanting to give fishing a try.

Owner Jorge is passionate about fishing. He comes from a commercial fishing family and has worked in Playa del Carmen in the diving and fishing industry for many years. However after spending five years living and fishing (as a hobby) in England, he has decided to return to his native Mexico. The Rusty Hook offers a truly bilingual service in Spanish and English.

We aim to provide a very friendly and flexible fishing experience.

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Our Team

Captain – Jorge aka Tolete

Captain Jorge is a professional fisherman located in Playa del Carmen.

Chief Officer – Kate

Kate helps with reservations and bookings as well as administrative tasks.

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Basic Fishing Charter Pricing

4 hour fishing trip $280 USD – Morning or Afternoon

6 hour fishing trip $410 USD

8 hour fishing trip $540 USD – Full Day

You can add snorkeling in your fishing trip at no extra cost.

Pricing above is for 1 – 4 people. +$25 USD for each extra person.


How it works

Contact us to make a reservation, confirm the number of people and the type of fishing charter you want to reserve.

We accept deposits through PayPal and full payment on the day of the fishing tour.

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Steven B, Aug, 2016

“We booked an afternoon trip today from tge outset jorge asked us what we wanted to go for one of us has never been fishing and I did course fishing in the UK with my dad about 15 years ago I said I wanted to catch a decent size fish but want bothered what the crew were great guys and helped us and showed us how to land a fish we sat back and drank corona whilst the crew hunted to get us on the fish we landed 3 large amber jacks and had a wonderful time I would recommend this to any one , it’s a great experience and for the price it’s a bargain it’s nice to support a local fisherman here rather than the more expensive branded trips that your hotel water sports agent or your tour operator offer.”

Lauren C, Eddystone, Pennsylvania, USA - Aug. 2016

“We spent my boyfriends 30th birthday fishing with Jorge, Carlos and Nell and wouldn’t have had it any other way! We were blessed with amazing weather and caught great fish ( two 60+ lb amber jacks!) within 30 minutes! The boat was clean and all of their equipment was professional. We also snorkeled and saw a ton of beautiful fish and a stingray. The guys made us some ceviche on the boat which was better than the restaurant at our resort. They provided us with plenty of water and beer and even decorated the boat for my boyfriends birthday. We did the 6 hour trip and felt like it was a perfect amount of time. These guys are clearly pros so if you want an awesome day definitely spend it with them! We booked with Kate through email ahead of time and she made sure everything was good to go for us! DONT BRING BANANAS ON THE BOAT!! The are considered bad luck for catching fish. (I may have messed up on this one and brought some in a breakfast rush half asleep that morning and it wasn’t until they came out of my bag that we stopped catching fish). We took a taxi here for $20 each way and arrived safe and sound. It may seem a little sketchy just walking onto a random beach and finding their boat but that just makes it more authentic in my opinion! (Plus they gave clear instructions on where they would be in an email prior to coming). Thanks for a great day Jorge!!!”

JeanieReeves, Beaumont, Texas, USA - Jul. 2016

“Probably my favorite thing we did on our trip. Went with Capt. Carlos and Ricardo with my friend and our 13 year old daughters. Only my daughter likes to fish so we did the fishing/snorkeling. Ricardo worked hard and let her reel in two nice barracuda. She was thrilled. The best part was swimming with the turtles and the stingrays. Amazing! I can’t even describe how awesome it was. Ricardo jumped in the water and fed the turtles so they would come around. Made us some amazing barracuda ceviche. Super nice guys, so friendly and I felt totally comfortable with them. My friend’s daughter got a little seasick so they moved closer to shore so the waves weren’t so bad. Kate was great to book with. Always answered me promptly. We will definitely book with them again.”

kensun7063, Saint Thomas, Canada - Mar. 2016

“Booked with The Rustyhook and was very pleased. Jorge and Carlos where awesome considering the wavy conditions. Still had us on fish within 15 minutes. One kingfish in the boat. Very choppy but still managed a nice barracuda a bit later. Cancelled his afternoon trips so I was glad we could of had a chance to go out. Calm condition might of produced more fish. Wife was soaked to the bone (she has forgiven me) ;0). Would recommend Rustyhooks to anyone visiting Playa de Carmen area. Loved this experience and will be booking next time there for sure. Cheers Ken”



75+ Excellent Reviews!