Gag Grouper Galore

Starting at $699 | 8 Hour | Nearshore | 1 - 6 People
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About Your Trip

Head out on the aptly-named nearshore waters of the Crystal River for the Grouper trip of a lifetime! Captain Janot is a knowledgeable angler who will work with you on a variety of techniques during this 8-hour adventure, and do everything he can to fill your cooler with some delicious eatin' fish for dinner!

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About Your Guide

Captain Janot has been fishing since he was a little boy, whacking freshwater fish like Bass and Crappie. Now, he's an expert saltwater charter captain who knows how to put you on fish and help you land 'em! Whether you're a newbie or an experienced angler, Captain Janot will show you a great time on the water and do everything you can to fill your cooler, get that trophy picture, or both. A trip with him is sure to be a blast!

Start Location

Fort Island Beach, West Fort Island Trail, 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, Grunt, King Mackerel / Kingfish, Mangrove Snapper, Sheepshead, Tripletail


Artificial Lure Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting

Gear & Packing


Fishing License, Snorkeling Equipment, Ice Box, 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

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

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.


Bill A.


August 6, 2021



Captain took us out on Friday. Weather was iffy with winds and chop forecast to make it not the best day and Captain offered to take us Saturday versus Friday, but Friday was the only day we could go because of friend returning to Virginia Saturday morning. We ...Read More

Jennie L.


July 25, 2021



I had asked about fishing, scalloping, spear fishing, and catching shark-and he made it happen. It was a long hot day, but we scalloped (not very well, but not the Captain’s fault), and my daughter finally got to reel in her shark! Spear fishing - well that wasn’t ...Read More

Raymond C.


July 18, 2021



Was a nice day. Caught fish. Friendly captain

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!