Nature Coast Inshore Charters

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out of 5 stars from 4 reviews See all 4 reviews
4140 Cortez Boulevard
Weeki Wachee FL, United States

Come catch some fish with Nature Coast Inshore Charters, who are based in Weeki Wachee, Florida, and run fishing charters on the inshore, nearshore, flats and backcountry waters between Tarpon Springs and Crystal River. From avid anglers to family trips, you will be fishing with top of the line equipment as you have some fun and rip some lips. The crew also offer scalloping trips that are great fun for the whole family, and hope to provide all their guests with memories that will last a lifetime.

You will spend the day aboard a 22’ Nautic Star center console, which comes with a 225HP Mercury motor and can reach max speeds of 30 knots. The boat can accommodate up to six anglers, and features a flat casting deck, as well as a Minn Kota trolling motor and Power-Pole anchor to easily navigate into shallow areas. It also comes equipped with GPS, fishfinder, VHF radio, livewell, ice box, and snorkeling equipment for those wishing to see the marine life in its natural habitat.

Nature Coast Inshore Charters specializes in light tackle, spinning, jigging, and drift fishing, and offers half and full day fishing trips, as well as 6 hour scalloping trips. Target species include Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, Black Drum, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Cobia, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Sheepshead, Ladyfish, Mangrove Snapper, Pompano, Sea Bass, Tripletail, Scallops, and more, and you will be provided with rods, reels and tackle, live bait, lures, fishing licenses, catch cleaning and filleting, and bottled water.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    If you are up for a full day of fishing fun, our 8-hour trip is the one for you! We will target various species from Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, Black Drum, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Cobia, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Sheepshead, Ladyfish, Mangrove Snapper, Pompano, Sea Bass, Tripletail and more. Price includes rods, reels and tackle, live bait, lures, fishing licenses, catch cleaning and filleting, and bottled water.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Scalloping
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jul - 30 Sep
    US$ 300
    up to 6 persons
    Our 6-hour Scallop trip can accommodate up to 4 guests, and includes necessary equipment, fishing licenses, and bottled water.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 300
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Join us for a half day trip where we can target various species from Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, Black Drum, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Cobia, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Sheepshead, Ladyfish, Mangrove Snapper, Pompano, Sea Bass, Tripletail and more. Price includes rods, reels and tackle, live bait, lures, fishing licenses, catch cleaning and filleting, and bottled water.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum
Cobia
Flounder
Grouper (Gag)

Jack Crevalle
Pompano
Redfish
Scallop

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook
Spotted Seatrout
Tripletail

Boat Specs

Nautic Star (Center console) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 225HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License Included

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
PayPal

About the Captain

Mike Rabon
Weeki Wachee, Florida, United States
Member since July 2016
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Captain Mike Rabon loves fishing. He had always dreamed of becoming a charter captain, so to him, this is not just a job but a passion. Capt. Mike loves nothing more than taking guests out on the water, and seeing their excitement as they reel in a good catch. Join him on one of his charters to explore Florida’s Gulf Coast, an area that offers great fishing and a peaceful and relaxing setting to take in the wildlife and surroundings.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Weeki Wachee Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.67 out of 5 stars from 4 reviews

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Had a great time. Captain put us on fish n the fishing was good. Captain friendly n very knowledgeable n made the trip fun.  Would book again n highly recommend Nature Coast Inshore Charters to my friends.

Fished July 15, 2018
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Fished July 5, 2018
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Good day with Mike. He was helpful even with 5 novices

Fished May 30, 2017
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