Ariel Mendez

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Meet Captain Ariel Mendez and Hook'em & Cook'em Charters

About Captain Ariel Mendez

Captain Ariel Mendez, we specialize in providing top-notch fishing charters to anglers of all skill levels.

Captain Ariel Mendez has been a key player in the fishing industry for over 15 years, and his love for fishing started at a young age while growing up in Florida. Captain Ariel has spent the past 10 years working as both a Captain and 1st mate on many other charters in Ft. Lauderdale, honing his skills and perfecting his craft.

Fort Lauderdale Boat Cruise

Captain Ariel specializes in offering fun and affordable boat cruises around Fort Lauderdale. These cruises are an awesome way to spend time on the water with family and friends. If you are looking for great Fort Lauderdale bachelorette party or bachelor party ideas look no further than Captain Ariel's boat cruises. Whether you are cruising around or hitting a famous Fort Lauderdale sandbar party you are sure to have a blast on the crystal clear waters of Fort Lauderdale.

The Boat:

Experience the thrill of deep sea fishing, like never before with this luxurious and powerful 30 feet Pro-Line boat. Originally built in 1987, it has been restored in 2017 to make sure you get an unforgettable experience on the water. With a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots, you can explore even the farthest fishing areas. It can host up to six anglers comfortably and is powered by two 250HP Suzuki engines ensuring a smooth ride.

Discover the thrill of deep-sea fishing with Capt. Ariel Mendez in Fort Lauderdale! Book your trip and take advantage of limited offers available now to make your experience memorable. 

Soonest Trip Availability


Hook'em & Cook'em Charters Available Trips


Expertise & Attributes

9 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Saltwater Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear


Good to Knows

Trip Inclusions:

Quality Fishing Equipment (Rods, Reels & Tackle)

Lures and Bait

Catch cleaning & filleting

Fishing License

First Mate


What to bring:

Snacks and Drinks

Wear Weather-Appropriate Clothing

Sun Protection (Sunscreen, Polarized Sunglasses & Hats)


DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout.


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 14 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.



Boat Type: Motorboat (engine-powered)

Boat Guest Capacity: 6

Boat Length: 30

Manufacturer Name: Cuddy cabin

Model Year: 1998

Number of Engines: 2

Horsepower per Engine: 250

Maximum Cruising Speed: 30

Boat Registration: Not Given

Features: GPS, Fish Finder, Toilet, Kitchen, Livewell / Live Bait Tank, Outriggers