Crystal Clear Sportfish Trip - 24’ Carolina Skiff

Starting at $450 | 4 - 8 Hours | Inshore | 1 - 6 People
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About Your Trip

Head out with Captain Mike for a glorious day of fishing in the crystal-clear waters of Crystal Beach, Florida! The bite here is legendary, whether you're looking to find a personal best Snook, fill your cooler with delicious table fish like Gag Grouper and Mangrove Snapper, or stock up on Scallops. Captain Mike has been fishing, scalloping, and diving in the Gulf for more than thirty years, and is a true expert when it comes to fishing the Florida inshore.

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About Your Guide

If you're looking for a great Captain with more than thirty years of experience fishing Florida's crystal-clear water, Captain Mike is your man. He's great with kids and families, and loves showing every client a good time on the water, whether you're an experienced fisherman or just looking to have a blast on your vacation.

Start Location

North Pirate Point, Crystal River, FL 34429, United States

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


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.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


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.


Cobia, Gag Grouper, Redfish, Snook


Light Tackle Fishing

Gear & Packing


Fishing License, Snorkeling Equipment, Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.

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.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select duration and group size.

Please fill out Trip Date, Duration, Group Size, and Start Time before proceeding.


Dennis Y.


March 31, 2022



While it was windy and the fish weren’t biting much, it was an enjoyable day on the water with Captain Mike. He was entertaining and we had a great trip.

Kirsten P.


June 6, 2021



Captain Mike is the best! Very knowledgeable and friendly, we will definitely be going out with him again soon! C’MON MI MI

Marty P.


June 18, 2021



Great day ! We caught limit of reds & 7 trout!

Julie And Steve Lux


May 29, 2021



Mike is full of fun stories! He’s clearly an experienced captain.

Madeleine R.


August 21, 2021



We were lucky with the weather and only sheltered once by an island but the storm passed us by. Captain Mike took us to a few spots and told us his scalloping tricks. We have a fun trip and Captain Mike was very knowledgeable about the area for ...Read More

Lori C.


March 21, 2021



My step son and I went out with Capt Mike today. It was very cold , for Florida, and rainy but we went anyway . We caught some huge trout and a bunch of different others. For a day that was pretty crappy Mike made a day to remember! ...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!