• Captain Dan Clymer
    Captain Dan Clymer

    Crystal River Fishing Charters & Homosassa Charters

    I provide full or half day inshore and offshore fishing charters in the Crystal River and Homosassa areas. I have a lifetime of knowledge on Citrus County's waters and look forward to a memorable day on the water with you.
  • 24 Custom Proline Bay
    24 Custom Proline Bay

    My boat is a custom one of a kind Proline 24 Bay

    I designed it and specially it built for my chartering business right here in Homosassa. It handels the shallow flats and offshore seas with ease and it's an extremely comfortable dry ride. It's powered by the finest; a 225 Mercury Optimax Saltwater series engine.
  • Silver King 16 Signature
    Silver King 16 Signature

    A legendary skiff and "THE" tarpon skiff for fishing the Crystal River & Homosassa River area.

    I have it custom rigged with dual 109 lb thrust 36 volt trolling motors, elevated casting platform and powered by the finest - a 115 Pro XS Mercury Optimax.
A special treat for me today and I had my first charter with some over seas clients on board. I met the group at the Plantation on Crystal River and we made our way to the flats. (The guys introduced their names, but please excuse me, I can't remember)..... Well, I kept it simple for fishing, anchored up on a couple rock piles and chummed in some macks. The tide was pretty weak going out, but we had a nice variety of mackerel, grouper, sea bass, lady fish and sharks. The gang enjoyed every minute and I made some great memories for them. I thank you all for the wonderful time and I hope to fish with you in the years to come... Capt. Dan
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Thursday, Mar 20 2014

Crystal River Steady Action...

A pretty incredible day offshore Crystal River and Sharon, Bill and Pam got to experience it. I picked up the gang at Pete's Pier Marina a little after 8am and headed West. The forecast was calling for very favorable conditions, but the winds picked up a bit and it was choppy with a good swell mixed in. We toughed out the ride, anchored on one break and it was ON! Evey drop produced a sheepshead, grunt or grouper and I was a busy boy. The team had to bring a bunch of fish in to feed the big family in town and I think they did just that. With a box full, we called it a day and even picked up a bonus triple tail on a buoy to top off the trip. I thank you all for the excellent day and congratulations on an outstanding catch... Capt. Dan
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Tuesday, Mar 11 2014

Crystal River at its Best....

What a day!!! An excellent group trip today with some of my best friends Capt's. Mark Zorn and Rick Spratt and we fished the Killebrew party. My team was Brad, Bob and Tim and we ran offshore for the day. Excellent sheepshead action, with the big fish of the year being caught weighing over 10lbs. The grouper were active as we landed several for catch and release photos and some bonus species. Brad caught a huge black drum and Bob landed a very cool trigger fish. The other boats did fantastic on trout, macks and a pompano. A really fun day and I thank you all for the great time. Here's the end of the day total, and the group is going to have one heck of a fish fry... Capt. Dan
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Sunday, Mar 09 2014

You Have to Love March....

March is the turn around month for us here on the Nature Coast and as winter rolls behind us, a whole new bunch of species come in to play. Pat and Michael were my guests today and with weak mid day tides, offshore was the plan again. Sheepshead, grunts, grouper and a couple bonus triple tail were the species for us. The sheepshead bite was excellent once again and we encountered some real large fish in excess of 5lbs while releasing over a dozen of that size. A couple drops on various rocks filled out our day; until we ran the crab trap buoys and encountered a few triple tail. It's that time of year again and they are always a welcomed bonus catch for the day. I thank you both for an excellent trip and look forward to seeing you again soon... Capt. Dan
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Saturday, Mar 08 2014

Crystal River Offshore...

Calm conditions on the big pond today and Jeff, Steve and David had a beautiful day. This was a sheepshead trip and with the recent cold front, they were on fire. We dropped down on a couple rock piles and did great. The gag grouper were active as well and even though we did land a couple keeper sized fish on 10lb test, several more broke us off. Live shrimp on a knocker rig was the bait of choice and in a couple more days, I'll be leaving the sheepshead alone until next year. Thank you all for the great day and congratulations on a fine catch... Capt. Dan
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Friday, Feb 28 2014

Grouper Gone Wild........

A grouper inventory check today and was it ever impressive. A beautiful day with Mishel and Jason on board and with it just being a catch and release trip; I thought we would check up on the gags. The gulf is at that magic 62 degree mark and grouper love it at the temperature. I've noticed a big jump in grouper activity on the last few sheepshead charters and I was so anxious to drag a plug behind the boat. Well, it was unbelievable in the 15ft to 22ft range and fish on every pass. Over twenty gags we released, and all but a couple were keepers. We took some fantastic pictures and please check them out on my Crystal River Fishing Facebook page. I thank you both for a memorable day and here's our two for one. We caught two keepers on one plug, which was pretty neat to see... Capt. Dan
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Sunday, Feb 23 2014

Foggy Sunday....

The return of the sea fog...... Yes folks, it was back and thick as ever offshore. Billie and John were my guests today from the East side of the state and what a great catch they had. We loaded up from Pete's Pier Marina and began the day on a shallow rock bar, DOA jerk baiting some trout. The trout bite was pretty good, but while we were on the trout; the fog came rolling in. I knew it was going to be a slow ride offshore, so I zoomed in my tracks and we headed West. We eventually reached one of my favorite ledges and the sheepshead were on. Billie and John did great and what a outstanding catch of trout, sheepshead and even released a find gag grouper. I thank you both for a fun day and look forward to seeing you again soon... Capt. Dan
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Saturday, Feb 22 2014

Crystal River 1/2 day Mix....

A nice mix today with the Christie family on board and it turned out to be a beautiful day. Leaving from Pete's Pier Marina, we had a little bit of fog to contend with, but it soon cleared. We picked up a fine keeper trout to start the day, but I was anxious to get offshore. The ledges and scattered rocks produced once again. Sevral hefty sheepshead, grunts and keeper sized gag grouper filled out the morning. The action was great and I thank you all for the excellent time. Here's Grayson and Todd with a fine father and son catch... Capt. Dan
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We went deep today to the 30ft range and it was truly amazing. Skip, Chuck and Dave were my guests for their annual winter sheepshead trip and they definitely had the weather for it. I've been so anxious to check some of my deeper high profile rocks offshore and today was the day to do it. Me and the guys headed West, anchored down and it was "ON". It's been a fantastic sheepshead season and today really raised the bar on big fish. We kept a two angler limit and released close to twenty other hefty sheepshead. Several grunts, grouper and a trigger fish were our other species and a what a great day we had. I thank you all for the fun time and congratulations on an outstanding catch... Capt. Dan
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Friday, Jan 10 2014

Cold Water Sheeps...

The weather was in our favor today and wow, what a beautiful day. Rick was my solo guest for the day and you couldn't have asked for more perfect conditions. Leaving from Pete's Pier Marina, we experienced a little morning fog to the sheepshead grounds but it soon cleared. The gulf has cooled to a very chilly 51 degrees and the bite was non existent until the tide turned to go out. With the warmer inshore waters running out and the sun warming the gulf a degree a two, it turned the sheepshead on. Rick and I had some good action on various ledges and rock piles for the afternoon, plus a gag grouper or two. A fine catch of sheepshead ended the day and I thank you for the fun time... Capt. Dan
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