• 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.
Crystal River Fishing Charters & Homosassa Fishing Charters in Citrus County, Florida

All good things must come to an end and today was the last day of the 2019 gag grouper season. It has been a tremendous year and I thank you all that have fished with me. As many of you know shallow water grouper fishing is my passion and especially for the months of September - December, this is my main targeted species. Dennis was my guest today to wrap up the season and unfortunately the weather was not very favorable. Dennis is my bass fishing guide I use and he is one of the best in the area; also he was awarded in the top 5 in trophy catches in the state. Back to today, a cold front came through last night and turned the seas up pretty good. However, I still had a little ledge I keep in my hip pocket and we secured his grouper dinners. Rapala F-18's in the fire-tiger color was the deal, trolled behind the boat. Great job Dennis and WHAT A SEASON.!!!... Capt. Dan

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Monday, Dec 30 2019

Casting Gags...

Today I was fortunate to spend the day with "my coach," Matt Fleming. Matt is the original commander of Yankeetown and was on the Marine Patrol in our area for decades. Matt was instrumental to me years ago in showing me the ins and outs of tarpon fishing and other tricks of the trade. Well, today it was my treat for him to be on the bow and we stayed real shallow and hit some of my shallow honey holes I pretty much leave alone most of the year. The grouper didn't disappoint us and in basically five feet of water, we had double digit gags and all casting Rapala plugs. A couple whopper sea bass also hit the plugs and we called it a day. I thank you buddy for everything and great job today... Capt. Dan

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Sunday, Dec 29 2019

Hot Grouper...

Hot December grouper action today for John and Mark and we poked around the 30ft mark. The tide was running pretty good today, so we had to use 4oz leads to keep the baits down. Well that worked beautifully and the grouper bite was as good as you could hope for. Lots of good quality gags filled out our day and we even released several keeper fish in the 10lb range. Great job fellas and look forward to next time... Capt. Dan

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Saturday, Dec 28 2019

Homosassa Gags...

It was day two with Mishel and Earl on board and they sure had a good one today. I took the team down South towards Homosassa and the grouper action was really good. I fished the 25ft depth range and on three stops, we caught several keepers and well over 30 shorts. Dropping live pin fish was the deal for us and you both did great. I thank you both for two fun days. Here's Earl with one of our four keepers of the day... Capt. Dan

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Friday, Dec 27 2019

Crystal River Groupers....

Always a fun day with Mishel, Earl and Jason and the team did a terrific job. We bounced around from 8ft of water and finished up in 22ft. The bite was good with lots of under sized gags and some fine keepers mixed in as well. A combination of casting plugs and dropping live baits did the trick and I thank you all for the fun day... Capt. Dan

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Thursday, Dec 26 2019

Family Day...

I hope everyone had a great Christmas. We sure did and to top it off; today was our annual grouper day where my wife and I get to go out and grab a couple gags. The day started out pretty bumpy, but around mid morning, calmed right down. Becky and I went plug casting today, something I don't get to do very often on Charters and we had a blast. We stayed in the 7ft range and had some good action. Rapala F18's were the deal and fire-tiger was "THE" color. We teamed up, put four nice ones in the box and wrapped up the day with some grouper goodies for us... Capt. Dan

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Tuesday, Dec 24 2019

Merry Christmas....

Hello everyone! I Want to wish you all a Merry Christmas from myself, Becky and Yukon. We have had a week of lousy weather with windy conditions and rain, so it's been difficult to get trips in. I'm hoping for better weather after Christmas. Have a wonderful Holiday and I'll be seeing you soon... Capt. Dan
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Monday, Dec 16 2019

Perfect Weather Grouper....

Picture perfect grouper weather for the boys today and a good chop was on the water to get the fish fired up. Well, that's exactly how it was; the gags were fired up. I stayed close to 30ft of water and every singe bait produced a grouper. We had a real nice limit in no time and a smooth ride in. Tomorrow arrives another pretty good front and I'll be dealing with the insurance company from Fridays adventure. Soon as the weather breaks, I'll try to get in a couple more days to wrap up the grouper season. Awesome day fellas.... Capt. Dan

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Sunday, Dec 15 2019

Sunday Gags...

I took the team of William, Whit and John down south today and the guys did really well. We were originally scheduled to fish Saturday, but the conditions were not favorable to grouper fish and I was able to move them to Sunday. I reached about 17ft of water and the bite was really good. Lots of action with smaller gags and some big bites too - getting a nice six fish limit. You all were awesome and thank you for the fun day... Capt. Dan

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The weather wasn't to nice, but the fishing sure was great. Today I had the pleasure of having the Elrod family on board and they sure did awesome. I had a weather window to make things happen and even though we got rained on pretty good, the gags were biting well. The couple turned four nice ones and we headed back to the Plantation on Crystal River. The day was perfect until driving home and a young lady lost control of her car and hit my truck, boat and trailer. So.... I'll be dealing with all that mess in the coming weeks, but it does look like everything is still usable until the end of grouper season. Then we'll work on repairs... Capt. Dan
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