Crystal Coast Scalloping Adventure

Starting at $300 | 4 Hour | Inshore, Nearshore | 1 - 6 People
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About Your Trip

Spend the day with Captain Justin exploring the vast salt marshes around Crystal River as you enjoy the best scalloping the Gulf Coast has to offer! The shallow waters around Crystal River provide great opportunities to dive for these delicious shellfish and take home tasty table fare. Captain Justin provides snorkeling equipment and nets, bringing you to all his favorite spots. These low country waters also offer abundant opportunities to view all sorts of wildlife and many of Florida’s hidden treasures.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Center Console
Boat Manufacturer: Nautic Star
Boat Length: 22 ft
Year Built: 2017
Engine Manufacturer: Yamaha
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 150 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Snorkeling Equipment, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Captain Justin offers full and half day fishing and scalloping charters out of Crystal River, FL. He has been fishing the waters of Crystal River his entire life. In 2015, He decided to get his Captain's license, due to his passion for fishing and being on the water. He really enjoys watching and helping others catch fish! We ensure that you will enjoy your day on the water. All bait, licenses and tackle are included!

Start Location

1 Southwest 1st Place, Crystal River, FL 34429, United States

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore

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.




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

Yes, cancel for free up to 7 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.


Mark H.


June 20, 2021



My family has always wanted to try scalloping near the Crystal River area. We did not want to trailer our boat across the state and venture into unfamiliar waters for such a short vacation. I searched Fishing Booker and found Captain Justin to be competitively priced with great reviews so ...Read More

Francis B.


April 4, 2022



Captain Justin was a pleasure to fish with and brings an exciting energy and attentive commitment to keep baited lines fishing well when live and dead baits were fished. Justin has a very good understanding of where to and how to fish throughout the tide cycle, keeping us in fish ...Read More

Derek W.


September 5, 2021



Captain Justin was awesome! We all had a great couple of days fishing and scalloping. We caught some Jack, Reds, and Mangrove Snapper. We hooked a slot Snook but it managed to spit the hook on a jump. Justin hooked us up with local knowledge on the water as well ...Read More

Jay A.


August 18, 2021



We (2 couples) had a great day on the water with Captain Justin. Great fishing, great weather, and great company! What more can you ask for? Justin’s boat is very comfortable. We actually went straight to one of his spots and continued to steadily catch nice ...Read More

Kris K.


August 3, 2021



Decided to go even though forecast called for rain most of the day. And it did rain almost all day but totally worth it. Justin knew right where to go and what to do. My son and I caught too many red fish to keep track of. Caught around 20-25 ...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!

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