Join Fish Hunter Tours and get ready to discover the “Nature Coast” of Florida with Captain Bryan! Whether it’s your first time fishing or you’re looking to top a personal record, you will be brought straight to the action and provided with an authentic fishing experience.

Capt. Bryan is an environmentalist and enthusiastic guide when it comes to sustainable fishing practices. He’s not only a US Coast Guard Master Captain, but he also holds a Florida Friendly Fishing Guide Certificate. He loves combining both passions of environmental stewardship and fishing so he can deliver the best possible experience to his clients. You’ll learn about the ecosystem and how to better preserve it for the future, all while having fun and catching incredible fish!

You’ll have the opportunity to target an impressive variety of nearshore species, including Cobia, Black Seabass, Sheepshead, Gag Grouper, and Mangrove Snapper. You can also fish the backcountry flats and surrounding shallow waters for Snook, Redfish, Seatrout, Flounder, and other inshore favorites.

Capt. Bryan also offers fun scalloping trips for the family. This is an awesome opportunity for the kids to go for a swim, snorkel, and fill the cooler up with delicious Scallops! Every trip, fishing or scalloping, comes with everything you need. Capt. Bryan will also offer to clean and fillet your catch at the end of the day so you can enjoy a savory meal once you get home.

You’ll be fishing from a 19’ Carolina Skiff 198DLV center console. The vessel is equipped with a Suzuki 140 HP motor, a GPS, a fishfinder, a trolling motor, and a livewell. The boat accommodates 4 guests on fishing trips and 6 on scalloping trips. You’ll be provided with top-of-the-line rods and reels and your snorkeling equipment is included in the price as well.

Just click the “Instant Book” button at the top, show up ready to fish, and the rest will be taken care of!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – AM Scalloping 6 Max
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 24
    US $400
    Get ready for a treasure hunt and fill your cooler up with some of that famous "Nature Coast" gold! This trip is perfect for the family and especially fun for the kids. Everything you need is included, just bring your favorite snacks and drinks, and don't forget the sunscreen! Book this trip today and create lasting memories off of Crystal River's pristine coast!
    Targeted fish
    Scallop
    Scallop
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – PM Scalloping 6 Max
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 24
    US $400
    Get ready to fill the cooler up with delicious Scallops that you can take home for dinner! This 5-hour trip is a fun family excursion and you'll definitely win some cool points with the kids. Everything you need is already provided so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful day. Just pack up some food, drinks, sunblock, and a hat, and catch some Scallops with Fish Hunter Tours!
  • Private trip
    1/2 Day Fishing Trip (1 PM) MAX 4
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $450
    Get ready for an adventure you won't stop talking about! Explore the productive backcountry flats and inshore waters of Crystal River, FL and catch some amazing fish you can take home for dinner. You'll target Flounder, Redfish, Snook, Black Seabass, Spotted Seatrout, and many more. You'll be provided with tackle, bait, ice, an experienced guide, and your fishing license for the day. Just pack some drinks, snacks, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses. This trip is suitable for up to 4 guests.
  • Private trip
    1/2 Day Fishing Trip (7:00am)MAX 4
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $450
    Ready to have a blast on the water? Capt. Bryan's half-day trip provides 4 hours of non-stop action and exciting fishing. You'll get to target Snook, Redfish, Flounder, Spotted Seatrout, and more! Your trip includes fishing licenses, tackle, live bait, ice, and a professional and experienced guide. Feel free to bring snacks and drinks, and be sure to pack some sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses. Get ready for an incredible adventure and book this trip today! This trip is suitable for up to 4 guests.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Fishing Trip (7:00am) MAX4
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $600
    ​Get the most value out of your trip and book this full-day expedition for you and up to 3 of your friends or family! This trip will maximize unique tide cycles to give you the most authentic "Nature Coast" angling experience! You'll have the opportunity to catch Redfish, Snook, Flounder, Sheepshead, Gag Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, and more. Tackle, bait, ice, professional guide, and licenses are included. Just bring snacks, drinks, sunblock, a hat, and sunglasses, and get ready for an awesome adventure!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Scalloping Trip - 6 Max.
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 24
    US $600
    Why head in after 4hrs when you’re having so much fun? Book Captain Bryan for a full day and get your limit!!
    Targeted fish
    Scallop
    Scallop
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FAQs about Fish Hunter Tours

Fish Hunter Tours offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $400 per group - 4 Hour Trip – AM Scalloping 6 Max (4 hours)
  • US $400 per group - 4 Hour Trip – PM Scalloping 6 Max (4 hours)
  • US $450 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 1/2 Day Fishing Trip (1 PM) MAX 4 (4 hours)
  • US $450 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 1/2 Day Fishing Trip (7:00am)MAX 4 (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Fishing Trip (7:00am) MAX4 (8 hours)
  • US $600 per group - Full Day Scalloping Trip - 6 Max. (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Fish Hunter Tours, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor Minn Kota Riptide
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fish Hunter Tours include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Bottled Water Provided. )
  • Fishing License (Captain's License covers all boat passengers. )

Fish Hunter Tours offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (Crystal River and Homosassa )
  • Nearshore Fishing (Crystal River and Homosassa)
  • Flats Fishing (Crystal River and Homosassa)
  • Backcountry Fishing (Crystal River and Homosassa)

Fish Hunter Tours offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fish Hunter Tours include:
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Redfish
  • Scallop
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout

Meet the Captain

Bryan Frechette
Crystal River, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
131 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2019
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Captain Bryan Frechette founded Fish Hunter Tours with the aim of making fishing easy and hassle-free for his clients. He spent years educating anglers about the biodiversity of Florida’s amazing coastline. He supports sustainable fishing practices and loves teaching kids about the importance of preserving and protecting our environment for future generations. Capt. Bryan has been fishing most of his life and he has his US Coast Guard Master Captain’s License, as well as his Florida Friendly Fishing Guide Certificate. While on board, you’ll not only pick-up useful fishing techniques, you’ll also learn about how to be a responsible steward of the ecosystem. Whether you’re an experienced angler looking to beat your own personal record or you’re a beginner looking for a new hobby, Capt. Bryan is your guy! Join Fish Hunter Tours, go fishing, scalloping, or just sit back and enjoy the ride while you absorb the beautiful surroundings of Florida's "Nature Coast!

About this listing

Targeted species

Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Carolina Skiff (Center console) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 140HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Crystal River and Homosassa
Nearshore Fishing
Crystal River and Homosassa
Flats Fishing
Crystal River and Homosassa
Backcountry Fishing
Crystal River and Homosassa

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Minn Kota Riptide
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Bottled Water Provided.
Fishing License
Captain's License covers all boat passengers.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Crystal River to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
All ages are welcome!
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

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