Specks!  We've got the grass flats they love.

In cooler weather, fishing for Speckled Sea Trout is spectacular on the grass flats between Homosassa and Inglis, to the north and south of Crystal River.
Lucky for us, we are smack dab in the middle of this abundant fishing ground.

Hitting Hard

Many people consider Speckled Sea Trout their favorite fish to catch. Their hard strikes, and head thrashes at the surface are sure to excite any level of angler.  Your charter will find them! Of course, this firm white fish is excellent eating.
Speckled Trout Book to Hook Charters
The Speckled Sea Trout is an ambush predator.  This fish likes to stalk prey from cover, and attack without warning.  This makes the grass flats with holes, an ideal habitat for the trout to thrive.

Go with experience

Captain Colin is very familiar with the areas that hold trout, and typically targets them on artificials. Popping corks, Jigs, and sometimes even live bait are a few of the tactics Captain Colin employs.
Speckled spotted sea trout Florida
Learn more about Speckled (spotted) Sea Trout here.

Your Charter includes:

  • Your fishing license! It’s included.
  • Stable, smooth, and dry ride.
  • Custom built 22 foot Sabalo Bay Boat, suitable for up to four anglers comfortably.
  • Elevated helm for spotting schools and water activity.
  • Captain Colin himself, and his experience and knowledge of fish patterns and these waterways.
  • Garmin GPS with Bottom finder for location and depth intelligence
  • Stereo system with Rocksford Fosgate water resistant speakers
  • VHF radio for ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore communications
  • 110 quart cooler full of ice.
  • Motorguide(r) XI5 Remote controlled trolling motor, for easing up to skittish fish, without spooking them.
  • Bob’s Machine Jackplate (for easy shallow water access without prop scars)
  • High end rods with Shimano reels – all the gear and tackle is included.
  • Comfortable seating for guests

All required US Coast Guard Safety gear: Life Jackets, Fire Extinguisher, Throwable life Preserver, and other important smaller items.

You should bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Hat and sunglasses (polarized recommended)
  • Comfortable clothing.  May include a jacket or raingear, depending on the season.  Check with the Captain and be mindful of weather!
  • Food and drinks for the day.
  • A good cell phone or camera!

No need to bring your own fishing gear, it’s included. If you’ve got some special gear and want to use it, talk to Captain Colin first.

Avoid: 

  • Bulky items like an extra cooler, purses, backpacks, or other large items.
  • No handheld GPS systems allowed on board
  • Nothing the local police would get upset over – Drugs come to mind.