Red Fin Addict is a charter with a real passion for the shallow waters of Florida and the fish that swim in them. It is run by Captain Heath, a native Floridian who has more than 30 years of experience fishing the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. He will be able to take you to the best shallow spots in order to put you on fish, all the while having a fun and relaxing time. Each trip is an adventure to be remembered and is guaranteed to produce a nice catch for you to make dinner. Captain Heath has a “client first” mentality which is sure to make this an adventure you will remember forever.

You will fish aboard the 22’ Pathfinder flats boat which was built in 2005 and has a capacity for 4 guests. It is powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine which makes it fast on the shallow waters. You will find the boat is equipped with an excellent GPS, fishfinder and a VHF radio, as well as safety equipment such as flares, a first-aid kit, life jackets, and fire extinguishers. The boat also has an anchoring system which will allow you to anchor in the spots full of fish, as well as an icebox that will keep your catch fresh until you return to the shore.

Red Fin Addict will take you fishing in West Central Florida, covering some of the best fishing spots including Homosassa, Crystal River, and the surrounding waters. You will target species such as Snook, Flounder, Spotted Seatrout, and Redfish, among other shallow water fish. Captain Heath will provide rods, reels, tackle, live and artificial bait, and a fishing license for the saltwater of Florida. You will also have drinks available on board, and a cleaning and filleting service at the end of the trip.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    This is Red Fin Addict's most requested package as it allows fishing in a few different spots and targeting more fish. Species include Redfish, Snook, Flounder, and Spotted Seatrout.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    This is a great trip in the heat of summer because it gets you off the water early afternoon and allows for fishing a few more spots than a half day trip. Species include Redfish, Snook, Flounder, and Spotted Seatrout.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    This is a great trip if you want to catch you some lunch and have a great time fighting a variety of fish like Redfish, Flounder, Trout, and Snook. Captain Heath will fillet your catch so you can place it straight on the grill when you get home.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $400
    This is a great trip if you want to catch you some dinner and have a great time fighting a variety of fish like Redfish, Flounder, Trout, and Snook. Captain Heath will fillet your catch so you can place it straight on the grill when you get home.
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About the Captain

Heath Stone
Homosassa, Florida, United States
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
63 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since October 2016
As a child, Captain Heath Stone spent his time outdoors either fishing or hunting. Fishing became a passion of his and he loves sharing his experiences with others. Capt. Heath specializes in Redfish, Tarpon, Snook, Flounder, and Trout fishing. He also has a "client first" mentality that is much appreciated by his guests and will make you remember your trip with him forever.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Flats boat) originally built in 2005. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Homosassa to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid any additional costs or unnecessary hassle with carrying cash.

No additional fees.
Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Matt T.
Leesburg, FL
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Half Day Trip with Captain Heath

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 12, 2021
Captain Heath was an excellent guide. We had 3 adults on the boat which was comfortable for us. The Captain brought several...
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The Villages, FL
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Full day trip.

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 22, 2021
Fishing was slow in the morning but Captain Heath never gave up. With each move the fishing picked up. Near mid afternoon a...
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Benson, NC
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3/4 day trip with Captain Heath

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on April 8, 2021
Captain had an excellent knowledge of the area.  He met us on time and was a very nice person to be around.  This trip was...
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Pflugerville, TX
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Fishing with Heath

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on June 17, 2021
Captain Heath treats his customers like a friend and goes way beyond what is necessary to cater to his clients. He is Amazing...
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Eric T.
Port Richey, Florida
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on February 25, 2021
We fished with Heath and really enjoyed the time on the water.  We caught a variety of fish that we had never caught before. ...
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FAQs about Red Fin Addict Inshore Charters

Red Fin Addict Inshore Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $450 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Red Fin Addict Inshore Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box (Cooler)

Trips booked with Red Fin Addict Inshore Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Red Fin Addict Inshore Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Red Fin Addict Inshore Charters offers the following fishing technique:
  • Light Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Red Fin Addict Inshore Charters include:
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout