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Homosassa Fishing Reports 2022 | Crystal River Fishing Report | Florida's Nature Coast Fishing Report

Homosassa and Crystal River Area Fishing Reports 2023, Crystal River and Florida’s Nature Coast. Providing you the latest on what’s being caught, lures/bait being used and how we are finding success out on the water.

Crystal River Fishing Report 2023

Crystal River and Florida’s Nature Coast

Regular feedback from our guides allows us to work together all-year long to ensure our customers experience the best possible experience out on the waters of coastal Florida. If you are interested in fishing with us book one of our professional fishing guides today for your next Florida outdoor adventure!

  • August Fishing Report

    August Fishing Report

    Fishing Florida’s Coast in August The Shallow water Grouper and Scallop seasons are in full swing. The Shallow water Grouper have been caught on the reefs as close as 20 feet of water. The Scallop season has started out good with some nice catches of large scallops.  The Grouper fishing has been good with some…

  • July Fishing Report

    July Fishing Report

    Scalloping Homosassa Scalloping is a popular activity in Florida because it is relatively easy to do and does not require a lot of gear. All you need is a mask, snorkel, and fins and a boat or Guide. Scallops are found in shallow waters, so you don’t have to go far out into the Gulf…

  • June Fishing Report

    June Fishing Report

    June Grouper Bite Homosassa Florida The Gag Grouper is biting this June, and what better way to spend your time than out on the shallow water reefs. These fish are a mainstay of the Gulf Coast fishery, and they are now open for harvest. Cobia is also in season, get ready for some big rod…

  • May Fishing Report

    May Fishing Report

    Crystal River Homosassa Florida Florida Fishing Company specializes in both inshore and nearshore fishing charter services. We offer private and group charters, as well as corporate events. Contact us today to book your next fishing adventure! The fishing in Crystal River and Homosassa Florida has been great this month! Cobia, Speckled Trout, and Redfish have…

  • April Fishing Report

    April Fishing Report

    NOW is the Time to Get Out and Fish Florida’s Nature Coast:The Full Spring Run of All Species Has Arrived, here is the April fishing report from the Homosassa put together for you from our experienced guides at Florida Fishing Company. Homosassa, FL April Fishing Report April was an exciting month to be out on…

We Invite You to Come Fish with Us in Crystal River!

Nestled along Florida’s Nature Coast, Crystal River is a hidden gem for inshore fishing enthusiasts. With its crystal-clear waters and abundant wildlife, Crystal River offers a truly unique and unforgettable fishing experience. From the world-renowned tarpon fishing to the exciting thrill of catching snook, redfish, and seatrout, Crystal River has something for every angler.

With expert guides and top-notch gear, you can explore the many options for inshore fishing in Crystal River and create memories that will last a lifetime. Come discover the magic of Crystal River and the thrill of inshore fishing in this breathtaking Florida destination.

Crystal River & Florida’s Nature Coast

Winter Fishing

Fish Florida in January

January is an ideal time to fish in Florida. The Homosassa Sheepshead, Mangrove Snapper, and other fish are all biting this time of year.

The weather is also milder in January, making it more pleasant to spend time on the water. And with the holidays over, there are usually fewer crowds. So, if you’re looking for a great time to go fishing in Florida, January is the perfect month.

Fish Florida in February

Throughout the state of Florida, February is a month that is either a total feast or total famine for fishermen.

Those looking to catch large, meaty fish can head out to Homosassa and try their hand at catching prized sheepshead or speckled trout. These hearty fish are known for their size and excellent flavor, making them a popular choice for anglers all over the state.

Whether you’re an experienced fisherman or just starting out, there are plenty of fishing opportunities in Florida this February – so make sure you’re ready to take full advantage!

Fish Florida in March

Crystal River is one of the best places to fish in Florida during the month of March. The weather is beautiful, sunny and in the 80’s, sometimes breezy, sometimes flat calm! The Saltwater is pristine clean, and the water temperature has reached 70 degrees. The start of Snook Season. Big Speckled Trout are Biting.

Crystal River is known for its exceptional Crystal-clear waters that offer great visibility for fishing. Crystal River is a wonderful place to enjoy a day of fishing with family and friends.

Spring Fishing

Florida Fishing in April

April is an excellent time for fishing in Florida, as this is when many different species of fish have returned from their wintering grounds to begin spawning. Crystal River, in particular, offers excellent opportunities for catching snook, speckled trout, and redfish. Whether you prefer to fish with a guide or on your personal boat, Crystal River offers a wide range of different spots that are perfect for casting your line.

The shallow waters around the river islands are a particularly good location for anglers looking to catch snook or speckled trout, while the mangrove banks on either side of Crystal River offer ideal habitat for larger redfish. 

Fish Florida in May

For anglers in the Homosassa area, the month of May marks the beginning of tarpon season. These massive fish can weigh over 200 pounds, and their powerful runs make them a challenging – and rewarding – catch.

Homosassa is one of the best places in Florida to fish for tarpon, and the season typically runs from May through July. So if you’re looking for a thrill, head to Homosassa in May and see if you can land a trophy tarpon.

Florida Fishing in June

As the summer months draw near, many fisherman flock to Florida for some of the best fishing in the world. During June, Homosassa is a particularly popular destination, thanks to its renowned tarpon season. Anglers from across the globe come to Homosassa to try their hand at reeling in this massive and majestic fish. But Homosassa also offers a variety of other fishing opportunities, including the start of Gag grouper season in June.

This coveted species of grouper provides excellent sport for experienced fishermen looking for a real challenge out on the open water. Whether you’re an experienced angler or just getting started, Homosassa has everything you need to make your next fishing trip one to remember.

Summer Fishing

Fish Florida in July

Each year, thousands of scallop enthusiasts make their way to Crystal River, Florida to kick off the start of the local bay scallop season. This event has become a much-anticipated annual tradition, attracting fans of all ages who are eager to dive into the warm waters and start hunting for sea scallops. With Crystal River’s abundant seagrass beds and rich marine ecosystem, it is no wonder that this fishing spot draws such large crowds each year. And as doting scallop seekers patiently wait for July to arrive each year, they know that Crystal

River will once again offer some of the best scalloping in Florida. So if you’re looking for an amazing coastal adventure this summer, be sure to mark your calendar for this one-of-a-kind event starting in July!

Fish Florida in August

Scallop season is in full swing in Homosassa, Florida, and locals and tourists alike are reaping the benefits. For a few weeks every year, scallops are plentiful in the waters off Homosassa, and those lucky enough to be in town during this time can enjoy fresh scallops cooked up any way they like.

The scalloping season typically runs from late July through early September, but this year it started a bit earlier (July 1st) and is expected to run through mid-September. So if you’re looking for a delicious seafood feast, head on down to Homosassa during scallop season and enjoy some of the freshest seafood around.

Fish Florida in September

Gag Grouper fishing in September is heating up along the Florida coast as water temperatures begin to cool off. Gag Grouper are prized for their tender meat and robust flavor, making them a popular choice among sport fishermen and seafood enthusiasts alike. Gag are commonly found along the outer barrier reefs of Florida and other Gulf states, and they are best targeted during the fall season when they start to aggregate into large schools. Due to their large size and firm flesh, Gag Grouper also make excellent fillets when prepared properly.

Anglers looking to maximize their catch must be mindful of catch limits and proper handling techniques in order to ensure that these bountiful fish can continue to be fished in the years to come.

However, with the right knowledge and gear, Gag Grouper fishing during September can be an exciting and rewarding experience that is sure to delight both novice and experienced anglers alike.

Fall Fishing

Florida Fishing in in October

October is prime time for inshore and nearshore fishing in the Crystal River area of Florida. Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout, and Gag Grouper are all biting well this time of year, and the weather is usually cooperative, with sunny days and mild temperatures.

There can be a few cold fronts that move through, but they usually don’t last long and the fish will continue to bite. This is a great time to get out on the water and enjoy some great fishing. So don’t miss out, head on down to Crystal River in October for some of the best inshore and nearshore fishing around.

Fish Florida in November

Each year, nearshore fishing in Homosassa, Florida, peaks in November as fishermen flock to the region in search of abundant migratory gag grouper. These large fish are prized for their succulent white meat and high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, making them a popular catch among anglers. To find these fish, many anglers choose to utilize nearshore techniques such as trolling or casting. In addition to providing ample opportunities to harvest nearshore gags, Florida’s nearshore ecosystem also supports other species including snapper and amberjack. As such, many fishers consider nearshore gag grouper fishing to be a truly rewarding experience that offers a variety of rewards both culinary and ecological.

If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity to learn from Florida Fishing Company guides, then look no further than the waters of Homosassa this November!

Florida Fishing in December

December is the last month of the year to go fishing for gag grouper here in Florida. With mild temperatures and calm waters, this inshore fishing spot is a great place to chase after trophy Speckled trout and Redfish.

Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a novice fisherman looking to try your hand at catching a big fish, inshore fishing here in Homosassa offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking to reel in a massive grouper or are just out for some fun inshore fishing, this beautiful area will not disappoint.