Hooked Inc: Fisher Tycoon Guide, Tips, Cheats & Strategy

Hooked Inc: Fisher Tycoon is a popular Idle clicker game for Android and iOS by Lion Studio. Check out our Hooked Inc guide, tips, cheats & strategy to master the game

Lion Studio’s popular Idle Clicker game is one of the best Idle games for Android and iOS. In the game, you play as a fisherman and catch the fish in the deep water. The game features a casual Idle system in which the player just taps the screen to catch the fish and earn money. Additionally, you can hire the crews to automate the catching process and make passive income(Idle money). If you have just started playing it and you are progressing slowly, we are here to help you. In today’s post, we have covered everything about the game you need to know as a fisherman; Hooken Inc Guide and Hooked Inc cheats, tips & strategy guide.

Get Started – The Basics – Hooked Inc – Epic and Rare Fish

Before we dive into the cheats, tips & strategy guide part, let’s learn the basics first. In Hooked Inc, your main objective is completing the collection of fish; common, rare, and epic. Epic fish appears time to time in the deep water; but to catch it, you will need to increase the fishing experience. All you need to do is swipe on it to deal damage(swiping the fish reduces its health. When the health of the fish reaches 0, you get the fish). But if you have a low-quality boat, items(equipment), low-fishing experience, you will not be able to catch the epic fish in Hooked Inc game. It sounds difficult, but it’s not. Upgrade the boat, items, and crews to progress.

Here’s the main screen guide – Hooked Inc

Tap the compass icon to check the locations; move to new areas instantly when you have enough money. At the bottom of the compass menu, you can check the fishing experience, earning bonus, stars. Tap the book icon to check the complete list of fish; rare, epic, and common. Visit new areas to collect new fish.

Tap the upgrade icon to access boat/items/crew upgrades. Tap the menu button to head to the store. So this is the basic Hooked Inc guide for the beginners. Now, let’s check out the main Hooked Inc guide and read our top Hooked Inc cheats, tips & strategies.

Hooked Inc Guide

In this part, we will learn about the stars, fishing experience, upgrades, crews, items, tournament, boxes, areas, and much more.

  • Crews Guide – Hooked Inc

Crews are your assistants. All the crews featured in the game have different abilities. Depending on their abilities, you get the benefit. For example; Rodrick is a crew who catch the fish when you are away(offline) and he can also increase the Idle fishing rate. On the main screen of the game, at the bottom, tap the upgrade button -> head to the crew tab -> there you can check out the crew’s abilities. To unlock a crew, you need gems. Read the cheats, tips part below to know all the ways to obtain gems.

Additionally, in the tournament, you can choose up to three crews. Read the tournament guide below.

  • Items

Hooked IncYou can equip up to four items to boost the income or for passive perks. You get these items from the boxes. How to get the box? When playing the game, pay attention to the boxes(from time to time, boxes arrives in the deep water, tap to collect). How to equip? Tap the upgrade button on the main screen -> head to the items tab -> tap the item -> equip. By default, you get 0 level item. And the rule is you can only equip level 1 or higher item. So make sure to upgrade that item to level 1. It will cost you green gems.

Duplicate items are used in upgrading(Sometimes you get a duplicate item from the boxes). You can also purchase the item box from the store menu in exchange for green gems(not recommended).

  • Tournament

The tournament is another challenging game mode in Hooked Inc game. In this mode, you compete against other players from all over the world for the top rank(mainly rank 1-13 get the prizes; free gems). How to participate? On the main screen, on the right side, tap the trophy icon -> choose three crews(make sure to choose the best crews) -> join. It will cost you 2 gems.

Once joined, you will enter the tournament mode; the round lasts long for about six minutes. Catch the fish and earn as much as you can. Tap the trophy icon -> go to score tab -> there you can check the rankings. Once you are done, tap the send score button.

Keep participating in this mode to rank up. At the end of the tournament, you will get the reward on the basis of rank.

  • Stars And Fishing Experience

Hooked IncYou earn stars upon discovering a new fish. Depending on the rarity, you get the stars. For example; common fish grants one star while epic fish grants more than 1 stars. What is it?

The star mechanics are related to the fish experience and earning bonus. Tap the compass icon and at the bottom, you can check the number of stars, fishing experience. The more you have stars and fishing experience, the better will be earning bonus.

Fishing Experience – Fishing Experience increases as you earn more money. Tap the collect button to add it to the earning bonus. Here’s an example; you have 8 stars. And the fishing experience is 206. So earning bonus would be 8*206=1648%. Gain more experience by earning more -> collect it to add it to the earning bonus.

Earning Bonus – Boosts the earning.

Move to new areas as fast as you can to catch high-value fish.

So this is the Hooked Inc guide for the beginners. Let’s read our top Hooked Inc cheats, tips & a strategy guide.

Hooked Inc Cheats And Tips: –

1.) Tap The Seagull To Get Bag Of Money

Every now and then, you will see a seagull or multiple seagulls on the screen. Pay attention to these creatures and when you see, tap them. These seagulls drop a bag of money and the amount would be very huge.

2.) Invest In The Crews

You should not use the green gems in any useless task(like purchasing boosts, boxes). Invest these gems in the crew department. Upgrade the top class crews and enhance their abilities. Yeah, spending these gems in upgrading the equipment would be a great idea.

3.) Collect The Fishing Experience At The Right Time

When you collect the fishing experience, you will lose the progress; boat upgrades, areas, money, quest progress. Except; crew upgrades, equipment upgrades, item upgrades. So make sure to collect the fishing experience at the right time. Otherwise, your progress rate will be down. When? When you have the double fishing experience to collect. For example; current fishing experience is 200. Collect the fishing experience when you have +200 fishing exp available. Next time it would be 400. And the earning bonus would be double.

4.) Watch The Ad To Spin

Tap the menu button(bottom-right corner) -> spin the wheel and you could get a bonus booster.

5.) Claim The Daily Gift

In the menu, scroll down below to daily gift menu. Claim the gift and get free gems.

6.) Appoint Yourself As A Crew

By connecting the game to the Facebook account, you can appoint yourself as a crew and that crew will grant you +250% increased fish value. You can upgrade this crew and increase the value by inviting the friends.

7.) Watch The Video Ad To Open Golden Box

Sometimes you get the golden box in the deep water. You can open it by watching the video ad. This box contains green gems.

8.) Don’t Participate In The Tournament

If you have just started playing it, then don’t waste your gems in joining the tournament. You would not be able to reach the top rank with poor crews. First, upgrade the crews or enhance their abilities and then participate in the tournament. And make sure to select the top class crews; the crews having the ability to increase the fish value.

So these are our top Hooked Inc cheats, tips & a strategy guide. There is a big update coming soon to the game. We will cover it for you.

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Description – Hooked Inc: Fisher Tycoon is a new Idle clicker Android game by A Creative Endeavor AB, Creators of What If, This or That. Here’s what you need to know about Hooked Inc, fish catching game – Overview, guide, and tips

Idle clicker games are one of the best time killer and addictive games. Hooked Inc: Fisher Tycoon is another new great Idle clicker game similar to Adventure Communist. In this game, you play as a fisherman, the goal is to build your fishing empire by upgrading your resources, networks.

Basic Of Hooked Inc: Fisher Tycoon

In this game, the player has to take care of two sides – catch fishes from the seas, upgrade the resources and expand your network. That’s it. You just tap and swipe to catch fishes. The more you collect fishes, the more you will earn cash.

Cash will be used to upgrade resources such as the boat, rods etc. You will go to many seas to catch rare and epic fishes which maximize your earnings. However, to go to more seas, you need lots of money.

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How to play?

You just have to tap and swipe to catch fishes. There are three options at the bottom of the screen – Compass, Upgrade, and more. Upgrade option notifies the player when the player has the minimum cash for an upgrade.

Compass option shows the sea name of where you are. There is a spin feature in more section which provides you some gift packs, boosters. For the first time, you can spin for free, but later you have to watch an ad.


To build an empire, you have to expand your networks. Another reason for hiring crews is when you are not playing the game, you cannot earn cash. To make extra income even when you are not playing the game, you should hire crews. When you come back to play again, you can claim the cash earned by them.

To hire crews, tap on upgrade option. Go to crews tab, and hire. You must have diamonds to hire the crews.

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There are many types of fishes in seas. Common, Rare, and Epic. Common fishes are easy to catch such as green pike, Bubble fish etc. Rare fishes are very-very low in numbers such as Goldfish, Night Stalker, and more. You have to increase your fishing experience to catch epic and rare fishes.

How to collect Diamonds.

You can get some free diamonds by claiming the daily gift. You may get a diamond box when you are fishing. Normally, you get a wooden box, full of cash but sometimes you get the diamond box. To pick these boxes, just tap on them. Open them and claim the reward.

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⇒ Must connect the game with your Google Play Games account to save progress otherwise you may lose your current progress.

⇒ Recruit crews and upgrade them to increase passive income.

⇒ Upgrade your resources instantly, Save your cash to unlock next tiers.

⇒ Go to new seas to catch some big fishes for more cash.

⇒ Use spin feature. Watch an ad and get a chance to boost the earnings by 2*.

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Closing words On Hooked Inc: Fisher Tycoon

Hooked Inc: Fisher Tycoon is a great time killer Idle clicker game for Android. The concept is also good “Fishing”. If you love Idle clicker games then you should play the game. Download Hooked Inc: Fisher Tycoon – Here[Google Play Store].

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