Embark on the fishing trip of a lifetime. The Gulf of Mexico offers fishing opportunities including deep sea, saltwater and near shore with charters available. Enjoy Florida’s abundant sunshine on the gentle tides of the gulf coast. With charters that allow for fishing in the coastal bays and estuaries, to 40 miles out into the Gulf of Mexico, you are sure to find a perfect fishing spot with help of the many skilled guides, captains, and tour operators in the Crystal River area of Citrus County.
Most fishing tours last between half a day and ten hours depending on your chosen tour. The majority of guide services provide everything you need to enjoy a carefree adventure including a temporary fishing license, tackle and gear, and sometimes refreshments depending on the chosen guide service. The Gulf of Mexico boasts over 200 species of salt water fish. Most common among these are red snapper, snook, trout, grouper, sea bass, tarpon, and amber jack. These trophy fish will be a delicious souvenir to bring home. Check out our snorkeling and diving page if you are interested in finding out about scalloping.
For information on fishing guide services or to rent a boat follow the links below!
Local Fishing Charter Services
Red Hot Fishing Charters * Crystal River, FL * (352) 634-4002
Captain Z’s Fishing Tours*Crystal River, FL* (352) 400-1925
Spottails Charters * Crystal River, FL * (352) 302-5861
Captain Dan Clymer * Crystal River, FL * (352) 418-2160
Gulf Breeze Fishing Charters * Crystal River, FL * (352) 812-3388
Nature Coast Outfitters * Crystal River, FL * (352) 266-3375