Crystal River Fish Species

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Common Crystal River Fish Questions

What fish are biting in Crystal River now? 

Currently, in Crystal River, you can find a variety of species biting, including redfish, snook, and trout. Fishbonz Charters, with their local expertise, can guide you to the best spots to target these fish, ensuring a productive and enjoyable fishing experience in Crystal River.

What is the best time for fish to bite today? 

The best time for fish to bite today in Crystal River largely depends on tides, weather conditions, and the specific species you're targeting. To make the most of your day, Fishbonz Charters, led by Captain Mike Haynes, can provide real-time insights and guide you to the ideal fishing window, ensuring a successful and rewarding fishing adventure.

What is the best bait for fishing?

The best bait for fishing can vary depending on the species you're targeting and the local conditions, but live shrimp, pinfish, and artificial lures are commonly effective choices. At Fishbonz Charters, our experienced guides are well-versed in bait selection and can help you choose the right one for your fishing adventure, ensuring a successful day on the water.

A Fishbonz Charters LLC Fishing Charter targets the top Crystal River Fish species including Bluefish (Also Called Elf, Tailor, Shad), Largemouth Bass (Also Called Green Trout, Black Bass), Crevalle Jack (Also Called Horse Crevalle, Jack ), Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), Grey Snapper (Also Called Mangrove Snapper, Gray Snapper ), Snook (Also Called Common Snook, Sergeant Fish, Thin Snook), Spanish Mackerel (Also Called Atlantic Spanish Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel), Sea Trout (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout), Tarpon (Also Called Silver King, Silverfish, Sábalo ), Summer Flounder (Also Called Flounder, Fluke ), Southern Flounder (Also Called Flounder, Plie ). We primarily Fish the Gulf of Mexico, Salt River, Crystal Bay, Homosassa, Homosassa Springs, Ozello, Cedar Key.