Flats fishing is done mainly in the shallow back-country mangrove islands and creeks. Between Crystal River and Homosassa Florida you will find miles of unspoiled wetlands and unexplored mangrove islands were the monster Redfish, Trout & Snook thrive.
A Near-Shore/In-Shore trip will consist of fishing the grass flats and patch reefs in 3 to 8 feet of water. We'll catch a verity of fish like Redfish, Trout, Snook, Mackerel, Jacks, Flounder, Cobia & small Sharks.
Shallow Water Grouper We use live and cut bait to chum up the grouper. Fishing the shallow water rocks and reefs between Crystal River & Homosassa for Cobia, Shark, Snapper, Sea Bass & Grunts are some of the targeted spices you can catch on a shallow water grouper trip. Bring your video camera you won't want to miss it
Hammer Head shark, 250lb Bull shark, 350lb Tiger shark? That’s whats on the menu when you book a Crystal River shark fishing trip. The Captains have years of experience fishing big sharks, so hold on tight and get ready for a big experience. Bring your video camera you will want to replay this for your friends.
Fresh Air, Clean Water, & Blue Skies—Let's Go Fishing
Welcome to Crystal River & Homosassa Fishing, where you can take an exclusive fishing day trip out on the water with your family and friends. We offer half-day and full-day fishing charters with all tackle and licenses included. Half-day charters leave at 8 a.m. and return at 1 p.m. Full-day crews return at 4 p.m. Kids are always welcome. Your rods, reels, bait, tackle, and fishing license are all included, and we can even clean and bag your fresh catch. All that's left for you to do is come aboard and enjoy the ride.
Crystal River & Homosassa Fishing is conveniently located in Crystal River, Florida, just 90 minutes northwest of Orlando and 60 minutes from The Villages/Leesburg area. We are 60 minutes north of Tampa, 60 minutes southwest from Gainesville, and 30 minutes from Ocala.
Capt Kevin James and Capt. Butch Lutes long time friends and fishing partners fish the backcountry mangrooves and the inshore flats between Homosassa, Crystal River and Yankeetown Florida where we catch big Trout, Snook and Redfish. The 2 guides also fish the inshore near shore grassflats and shallow water rocks for Grouper, Cobia and Snapper. Let us put together a saltwater fishing charter for you and come catch a big one. --------->