Blue Water Fishing Charter – 28', Homosassa

Blue Water Fishing Charter Adventures specializes trips to Homosassa River, Florida. Captain Rodney is full of experience and knowledge around these waters. Take a ride with Captain Rodney, and together, you could enjoy the beauty that surrounds Homosassa and make some outstanding catches possible.

Enjoy your trip with Blue Water Fishing Charter Adventures aboard a 28’ catamaran, which was upgraded in 2017. Its navigational electronics include a new GPS, a marine radio, and a fish finder. Since you will be doing a lot of fishing, the vessel is fitted with a live bait tank, as well as an ice-box to keep the catch fresh during the day. Up to six anglers are welcome to join the adventure.

Blue Water Fishing Charter Adventures will take you fishing the beautiful Homosassa River. The captain offers half and full day trips for various fish species. On your day out, you will be able to enjoy some Grouper action, target Sheepshead, chase the sought-after Trout, as well as Black Seabass, Cobia, King Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, and many other species.

A trip with Blue Water Fishing Charter Adventures comes inclusive with all the necessary equipment to make a great catch possible. You will be provided with rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait, as well as licenses for you and your group. If you want, you can feel free to bring your own food and drinks with you.

The crew and the captain are dedicated to making sure your trips are incredibly fun with them and would appreciate 20% gratuity per person, as they work for tips.

Now all you have to do is look for the trip that best suits you and your group, book a date that works for you, and come meet Captain Rodney on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    This is the ultimate trip for any angler wanting to get the absolute maximum out of their visit. The captain will take you to several productive grounds as you fish the Homosassa River and out up to 9 miles offshore. You will target a variety of species, including Cobia, Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and many more. Please note that the targeted fish spices can vary depending on the season. This charter is licensed to take you fishing up to 9 miles offshore into state waters.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,000
    This trip is perfect for all anglers who have a specific inshore species in mind and are ready to get after it for 6 hours. Fish the beautiful Homosassa River and Bay for Red Drum (Redfish), Trout, Cobia, Sheepshead, Black Drum, and who knows what else is biting! Please note that the targeted fish spices can vary depending on the season. This charter is licensed to take you fishing up to 9 miles offshore into state waters.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Scalloping
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    Join the captain for a fun day of activities the whole family can enjoy. This trip will see you right in the middle of some of the best Scallop hunting in the world. The Captain does not supply snorkel gear so make sure to bring your own. Keep in mind that the season-opening date changes year to year. This charter is licensed to take you fishing up to 9 miles offshore into state waters.
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About the Captain

Rodney Rogers
Homosassa, Florida, United States
3 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
20 Customer Reviews
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Member since March 2017
Captain Rodney Rogers has over 30 years of experience. He's a Florida native who's been fishing for as long as he can remember. Rodney is a passionate guide, full of enthusiasm and dedication to sharing the experience of catching large saltwater fish. Every day out on the waters of Florida is an exciting adventure, whether it's trolling, bottom fishing, jigging, or even tournament fishing!

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Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Scallop Scallop
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper

Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Seacat (Catamaran) originally built in 1997, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 150HP Honda 4-stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Bowfishing
Spearfishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Good experience
83%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
83%
Appropriate for children
60%
Satisfied with the boat
83%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Brian S.
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Half day inland waters

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Flats/River on April 5, 2019
Captain Rodney squeezed us in on what should have been an off-day for him because of scheduling mixups. The day started out...
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Longwood, Florida
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Great Day on the Water

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Inshore on August 16, 2017
My buddy and I had a great day on the water with Captain Rodney and First Mate Johnny! Boat was a dream, clean, steady and...
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The Villages, FL
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 16, 2020
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Orlando, Florida
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5 hour Scalloping trip with CPT Rodney

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Scalloping on July 2, 2017
Rodney was a friendly, down to earth guy, who put us where we needed.  Was helpful with some hints of where to look and how...
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David J.
Homosassa, Florida
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Fishing trip with Captain Rod

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on December 26, 2017
Overall it was a fun day on the water.
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FAQs about Blue Water Fishing Charter – 28', Homosassa

Blue Water Fishing Charter – 28', Homosassa offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Scalloping (5 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Inshore (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Blue Water Fishing Charter – 28', Homosassa, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Blue Water Fishing Charter – 28', Homosassa include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Blue Water Fishing Charter – 28', Homosassa offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Blue Water Fishing Charter – 28', Homosassa offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Bowfishing
  • Spearfishing

Top targeted fish species with Blue Water Fishing Charter – 28', Homosassa include:
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Scallop
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout