Deep Sea Fishing

Embark on the fishing adventure of a lifetime just minutes from our Inverness hotel.  The Gulf of Mexico provides numerous fishing opportunities including deep sea, saltwater and near shore fishing with charter service available.  Enjoy Florida’s abundant sunshine while being rocked by the gentle tides of the gulf.  With charters that take you fishing in the coastal bays and estuaries, to up to 40 miles out into the Gulf of Mexico, you are sure to find a sweet fishing spot with the help of many skilled guides, captains, and tour operators in Citrus County and the Crystal River area.

Most chartered fishing tours last between half a day and ten hours depending on which service you choose. The majority of guide services provide a hassle-free trip and include everything you need to enjoy a carefree adventure such as a temporary fishing license, tackle and gear, and sometimes refreshments depending on the chosen guide service. The Gulf of Mexico contains over 200 species of salt water fish.  The most common among these are red snapper, snook, trout, grouper, bass, tarpon, and amber jack. These larger trophy fish will be a delicious souvenir to bring home or fillet on site. Check out our snorkeling and diving page if you are interested in finding out Gulf Coast scalloping.

For information on saltwater fishing guide services or to rent a boat, click on the links below!

Local Fishing Charter Services

Reel Burns Charters * Crystal River, FL * (352) 201-6111
Red Hot Fishing Charters * Crystal River, FL * (352) 634-4002
Captain Z’s Fishing Tours*Crystal River, FL* (352) 400-1925
Captain Dan Clymer * Crystal River, FL * (352) 418-2160
Spottails Charters * Crystal River, FL * (352) 302-5861
Nature Coast Outfitters * Crystal River, FL * (352) 266-3375

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