Crystal River Scalloping Season 2022

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Each summer on the gulf coast of Florida, there is a family-friendly tradition of snorkeling in shallow coastal waters to harvest bay scallops. This fun activity is a great way to experience the beautiful coastal seagrass flats, get a great workout, and collect a healthy and delicious dinner. There is currently no better place on […]

Crystal River Snook Fishing

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Crystal River is home to an expansive backcountry and coastal estuary system that houses some of the most quality snook fishing available in the state. Alongside, the snook here can be targeted nearly all year, and it is one of the furthest north areas along the gulf with snook fishing at this level. Crystal River […]

Crystal River Sheepshead Fishing

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Crystal River is one of the most active inshore fisheries found anywhere, during any time of year. Among the species we like to focus on in winter, sheepshead climbs to the top of the list fairly quickly. Take a look at the “when and how” information below to get started targeting this fun and tasty […]

Crystal River Tarpon Fishing

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The Atlantic tarpon (Megalops atlanticus), a.k.a. “The Silver King”, is one of the most exciting fish in the world to catch. They are renowned for their size and astounding fighting ability, often leaping completely out of the water several times during a fight. People travel from across the globe to have a chance to catch […]

Does It Get Any Better? Crystal River Fishing

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The above picture might just say it all – the middle of winter, one day of fishing; redfish, seatrout, sheepshead, and grouper. Insane! And that isn’t all, this winter has been amazing with trips going out near daily. These charters have seen mixed bag hauls every time. What a combination of wintertime inshore favorites, weather, […]

Backcountry Red’s In Crystal River

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The winter is the prime time to target redfish in the inshore backcountry near Crystal River. The complex network of creeks, deep holes, springs, and shallow saltwater ponds provide the perfect environment for redfish and baitfish to find warmer water in the cooler months. Navigating these backwater areas requires a shallow drafting boat. The extremely […]

Wintertime Fishing In Crystal River

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The beauty of this part of Florida is the exceptional year-round fishing. As we get into Winter, we take a quick peek at what fishing in Crystal River looks like during the season. What To Expect During The Winter Months Snow. Ice. Just kidding – this is the Nature Coast of Florida, and even though […]

It’s Grouper Fishing Time In Crystal River

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This time of year in Crystal River is simply epic for shallow-water grouper fishing. Alongside, inshore slams and amazing weather round out our days. Crystal River Grouper Fishing Most inshore anglers around Florida do not add grouper to their list of inshore fishing targets. Especially during this time of year when big breeder reds are […]

Is The Fishing In Crystal River Good?

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The fishing in Crystal River, along Florida’s Nature Coast, is extremely good. There is something to catch all year long. Crystal River Fishing Crystal River is one of the most diverse fisheries in the state of Florida. There is hardly ever a bad time to fish in the area with its very dynamic habitat and […]

Fishing Crystal River In October & November

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Crystal River is one of the most impressive fisheries in the state. This gets proven more as we look at the kind of fishing that happens in October and November. While various other areas concentrate on limited species during the fall, the Nature Coast boasts even more fishing opportunities, all inside of the inshore. Let’s […]