Blue Water Fishing Charter Adventures

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 30’ 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
    $850
    price breakdown
    $850
    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.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    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!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Scalloping
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $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.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Flats/River
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    This trip will give you a great opportunity to get properly acquainted with Homosassa fishing. Enjoy the gorgeous Florida scenery all around you as you explore the skinny flats backwaters looking for popular species such as Redfish and Trout on a J19 Carolina skiff.

About the Captain

Rodney Rogers
Homosassa, Florida, United States
3 Fishing Reports
15 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
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!

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

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

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
30 ft
Capacity
6 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
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
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 dates 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 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (5)
4.61
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
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Experience
June fishing trip
Half day inland waters
Half day inland waters
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
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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Wayne G.
The Villages, FL
 5.00
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 16, 2020
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Brian S.
Grandville, Michigan
 4.33
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Half day inland waters

VERIFIED   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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Jerry G.
Longwood, Florida
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Great Day on the Water

VERIFIED   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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Casey S.
Orlando, Florida
 4.67
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5 hour Scalloping trip with CPT Rodney

VERIFIED   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...
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David J.
Homosassa, Florida
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Fishing trip with Captain Rod

VERIFIED   December 26, 2017
Overall it was a fun day on the water.
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