Homosassa Fishing & Scalloping Charters | Crystal River, Florida Manatee Snorkel Tours 2018-01-24T15:05:29+00:00

Homosassa Fishing & Scalloping Charters.
Manatee Snorkel Tours.

Hog Tide Fishing Charters provides an extensive array of trip types out of the Nature Coast of Florida. From inshore and nearshore fishing action for all of Florida’s coveted game fish species to seasonal scalloping trips out of Homosassa, Florida to taking you up close and personal with a Manatee snorkel trip out of the Crystal River and Homosassa Springs – Captain Brian Stoner has your next Florida adventure planned and ready just for you.

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Homosassa Fishing Charters

A redfish feeding on the bottom of the ocean in Homosassa

Hog Tide Fishing Charters for Grouper, Snapper, Redfish, Snook and More offer an exciting adventure into the Gulf of Mexico out of the Nature Coast.  Captain Brian will take you to the fertile nearshore area here where the big ones reside, or can take you on an inshore fishing trip for those ocal favorites.

A maximum of 6 anglers can expect an action packed fishing charter targeting; Gag Grouper, Red Grouper, Scamp Grouper, Goliath Grouper, many varieties of snapper, snook, redfish, and sea trout.

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Homosassa Scalloping Trips

A basket full of fresh homosassa scallops

With just a mask, snorkel and fins you can jump in and experience the adventure of diving for scallops in Homosassa. You will float along the surface quietly, patiently, over the shallows off Florida’s beautiful Nature Coast.

For a few months out of the year you can enjoy scalloping. Scalloping is enjoyed by all ages and requires only average swimming skills. With just a mask, snorkel, fins and a small net to collect your scallops, you’ll be in for a sweet treat!

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Florida Manatee Tours

A manatee swimming underwater in the clear waters of the crystal river

The clear shallow waters of Homosassa and Crystal River provide incredible manatee experiences all year round. Having the chance to encounter these curious, gentle giants in their natural habitat is an adventure that your family will never forget!

Take a swim with the manatees to enjoy an up-close encounter. We will also cruise by the local “monkey island” as well as give you opportunities to witness many other varieties of marine and bird life. Crystal River & Homosassa are the only places in the state to do it!

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Our Fishing Charters in Homosassa, Florida

a list of homosassa area grouper species

Hog Tide is the premier Homosassa fishing charter service located at the Homosassa Springs Marina, on the Homosassa river. If you are an experienced angler looking for a first class tournament catching boat, we’ve got you covered. In contrast we also offer laid back group or family nearshore and inshore fishing as well. Captain Brian will plan a fishing trip to suit your needs.

Our boat is one of the biggest and fastest boats providing licensed and permitted Homosassa fishing charters. The Hog Tide is a large fully equipped vessel that provides a comfortable and safe ride to and from the offshore fishing grounds.

Our nearshore fishing trips regularly target grouper. Catches of Gag grouper, Red Grouper, Scamp Grouper and Goliath Grouper are plentiful. Limits for grouper are 4 fish per angler. In addition to grouper, catches of Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper, Cobia, Kingfish, and Hog Fish are frequent.

Inshore fishing is a fast action and constant rod bending type of fishing. There are many unique fishing techniques that Captain Brian uses to ensure his anglers are on the fish, this is a result of decades of Florida fishing experience.

Weather you are a hardcore fisherman or a family looking for a memorable outdoors adventure, Captain Brian and Hog Tide Fishing Charters can accommodate you and fulfill your fishing dreams.

a list of homosassa area nearshore fish species