Welcome to Book to Hook Fishing Charters!

The real Florida Flats Fishing experience!  Depart Crystal River to Catch Redfish, Speckled Trout, Snook, and other surprises! 

Our equipment and team are top notch, and will make your trip one to remember. We know the places, the bait, and the habits of the fish. Let us make your excursion both fun and unforgettable.

We know where to find these popular sport fish species:

  • Redfish (Red Drum): Coastal waters. In winter, redfish are found in seagrass, over muddy or sand bottoms, or near oyster bars or spring fed creeks.
  • Speckled Sea Trout: Coastal waters over sand bottoms or seagrass beds
  • Snook: Inshore in coastal waters, including mangrove shorelines, seagrass beds, beaches and around structure.

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Great start to 2020 on the flats!

Crystal River is a great little fishing town undiscovered by many, check out the latest fishing report and more!

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December 2019 Fishing Report

The winter fishing patterns are in full effect, and a hot redfish and trout bite is happening right now!

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Fishing Report November 27th, 2019

Crystal River's fishing has been excellent with the cool weather. Redfish and Trout have been chewing nicely!

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Superb Fishing Report November 8th, 2019

Crystal River's Fish are happy and hungry! This week produced some excellent fishing and some great memories

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Redfish – The Nature Coast’s “Gold”

Redfish - Arguably the most sought after game species that swims in the shallows, these tough fighters are great table fare.

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Speckled Sea Trout – Fun Fighting Fish

Speckled Sea Trout thrive in the abundant grass flats between Inglis and Homosassa. These ambush predators use the cover of grass to approach their prey.

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Snook – Allure of these Striped Gamefish

Redfish - Arguably the most sought after game species that swims in the shallows, these tough fighters are great table fare.

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Charter Pricing:

  • Half day fishing trip: $300
  • Full day fishing trip: $400
    These rates are for 1-2 anglers, for each additional person over 2 anglers, add $50
    (up to 4 anglers)
  • Scallop trip: $75 per person, minimum price of $300 or 4 or more people to book a trip
  • Sight seeing trip: $250 for up to 4 passengers

Call or text 352-634-2901 anytime to speak with Captain Colin or to book a trip!

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All fishing, scallop, and sight seeing charters are private.

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