Crystal River Near and Inshore Trip

Starting at $400 | 5 - 8 Hours | Flats, Inshore, Nearshore, River | 1 - 6 People
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Cobia, Flounder, Gag Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Sheepshead, Snook, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, Tripletail


Cut Bait Fishing, Drift Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Trolling

About Your Trip

Head out with Captain Kevin for an awesome inshore fishing experience in the rich waters of Florida's Nature Coast! This area has a huge variety of different fish species, from classics like Redfish, Black Drum, Snook, Flounder and Trout, to gamefish such as Tarpon, Cobia and Sharks. You name it, Captain Kevin will help you hook it!

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer: Aeon
Boat Length: 24 ft
Year Built: 2013
Engine Manufacturer: Mercury Verado
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 300 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Snorkeling Equipment, Live Bait Well, Multimedia System, Wireless Trolling Motor

About Your Guide  Certified Damn Good Guide

Captain Kevin is an extremely experienced angler and a top guide on Florida's Nature Coast. In 2015, he retired after 24 years of active duty in the Coast Guard and returned to his roots in Citrus County, FL, where he's been fishing since 1982.

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Chip M.


December 27, 2021



We had a great experience with Captain Kevin. It was our first time out on the Gulf and we had never saltwater fished before. While my son and I are into fishing my wife and two daughters are not, but they had a great time. Captain Kevin was great at ...Read More

Christopher J.


November 22, 2021



We took this trip with six people, three generations ranging from 9 to 65 years old. Capt. Kevin kept all of us engaged, managed poles, and kept us on fish for our entire trip! The boat was comfortable for everyone, everything we needed for fishing an entire day was provided. ...Read More

Warren C.


April 30, 2022



we hit it off with Capt. Kevin right from the start he is very knowledgeable about the waters around crystal river we caught numerous species of fish from mangrove snapper to trout redfish and even a shark Capt. Kevin is hard working to make the trip enjoyable and productive it ...Read More

Alex C.


February 23, 2022



We drove down all the way from Maine to stay in inverness Florida, it was an awesome experience! Got off to a bit of a slow start due to the the recent changes in temperature but later on in the day we got on some nice fish! Kevin was great ...Read More

Lorraine H.


December 28, 2021



Captain Kevin provided all of us; 4 adults and 2 children (8 & 13 year olds) with an amazing fun filled time!! His knowledge of various fishing spots supplied the opportunity for us to catch different types of delicious fish. Captain Kevin explained everything clearly, provided a safe ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore, River, Flats

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.


You can play your own bluetooth music.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


This trip has multiple pickup locations.


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Fishing License, Snorkeling Equipment, Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Hat, sunglasses, non spray sunscreen, water,

Required Items

Nothing additional needed.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Start Location

Crystal River, FL, United States