• 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.
Thursday, Nov 08 2012

Homosassa "Long John's"...

I had to dig deep in the closet to find the long John's this morning, but I'm glad I had them on. A cold 45 degree morning was what myself and Homosassa Fishing Club anglers John, Brent and Scott experienced heading out today. I had intentions of doing some catch and release grouper action, but the brisk North wind and murky gulf waters changed our plans. Instead, we did a mixture of trout and near shore fishing to salvage the day. It was cold and we had to work for our bites, but the guys did great and had a fine mixed catch. We have a shore lunch on order tomorrow and today's catch is going to be a treat. Thank you all for the fun day and we'll see you tomorrow. Here's Brent with a beautiful gulf flounder... Capt. Dan
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It was a tough one today and it definitely makes you appreciated the good days, especially when the fish just don't want to cooperate. Brad, Greg and Richard were on board today out of Pete's Pier Marina and these gentlemen worked hard. It was extremely tough conditions with the rough, choppy waters, but we made the best of it and lucked upon a nice keeper grouper to make the day. The inshore scene was slow as well, with mostly short trout and sea bass to show for our efforts. What a difference a day makes. I thank you all for the good time and we'll hope for better weather for our next charter. Here's Greg with his nice keeper grouper... Capt. Dan
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When the weathers allows me to get offshore in October, the fishing is usually as good as it gets. This is exactly what Merrill, Lou and Dan experienced this fine day off Crystal River. I met the guys at Pete's Pier Marina and we were ready to troll up some gags. We targeted ledges, rocks and wrecks and all these areas had some very nice keeper sized grouper on them; plus we lost a couple too. Fire tiger, orange and blue mackerel colored Rapala and Yo-Zuri plugs were the top producers today and there was very little floating grass to deal with. Leaving the grouper, we anchored up on a rock pile and caught a multitude of species. The action was non stop and the big and "pleasant" surprise, was hooking into five beautiful pompano to add to our catch. What a perfect day and congratulations on your outstanding catch... Capt. Dan
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Friday, Oct 05 2012

Homosassa Big Haul...

I think we had almost everything we could offer today except red fish; but I'm confident we would have had a few, if the tide was in our favor. Myself and fellow Homosassa Guides Association Captains Mark Zorn, William Toney, Rick Spratt and Jody Johnson were at the Homosassa Fishing Club and we had the Turman party on board for the next couple of days. Randy, George and Jimmy were on board with me for the day and the morning trout bite was great. We drifted the shallow hard bottom areas with kelp grass and had nine beautiful Homosassa trout to start our morning. The tide was slowing up, so my crew and I ran to the shallow rock piles and caught a mixed variety. Grouper, sea bass, grunts and mangrove snapper kept us busy throughout the afternoon and it was just a fun day to be on the water. I thank the entire group for an outstanding day and here's our end of the day shot... Capt. Dan
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A fine day out of Crystal River with the Platz family and friends again and the group did great. We spent most of the day using MirrOLure Lil' John jigs on the spotty bottom areas in 10ft of water for our mixed bag of species. Numerous trout, lady fish, sharks, sea bass, silver trout, mackerel, etc... kept our rods bent and it's always a fun time with all the different kinds of species. Around 1pm the tide was getting right to target red fish, so we hit the creeks. Free lined live shrimp around the rocky points produced for us today, and the red fish ended the day with a bang. I thank you all for the great day and enjoy all the fillets... Capt. Dan
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Thursday, Aug 09 2012

Homosassa Variety....

From the inshore species to the shallow rock piile residents, Donna, Tony and Merrick caught them all. What a fun day out of Homosassa and this great family sampled pretty much everything. We began the day on the outgoing tide redfishing and worked our way offshore. Every species we wanted to catch we encountered and the group had a fine catch to show for it. Action was steady on the rock piles and live shrimp on a 1/8oz Hank Brown jig head was our bait of choice for the day. I thank you all for the fun time and enjoy all the good fillets... Capt. Dan
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Monday, Aug 06 2012

Scallops and Rocks...

Myself and Capt. Rick Spratt had wonderful time with the Crymes family today and we loaded up on the scallops and caught a nice mixed bag on the rock piles. We met the group at Pete's Pier Marina and began the day just off the keys gathering our 8 gallon limit of scallops. Crystal clear water and perfect tides made it "easy" pickin's and our crew did outstanding. Just before noon we had our limit, cleaned our catch and then made our run offshore to spend the afternoon. Anchoring in the 8ft range, we caught a nice mix of grouper, grunts, sea bass, jacks, mackerel, etc.... and the action was very good. Live shrimp on a 1/8th oz Hank Brown jig head was our bait of choice for our success. I thank you all for the great time and look forward to seeing you again next time. Here's Colt with a handsome bag of scallops... Capt. Dan
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Thursday, Aug 02 2012

On the Rocks...

The full moon in August is upon us and this is a great time to fish the shallow rocks and catch some mangrove snapper. Mike, Teddy and Spencer were on board with me today and we did just that. With a hundred live shrimp ready to go, we anchored up in the 8ft range and caught a mixed variety. Grouper, sea bass, grunts and snapper were coming in fast as we could drop our baits down. The snapper are here and every location produced several "mangos". The seas were a little rough towards noon time, so we ran inshore in hopes of some red fish. Today wasn't my day for red fishing and after stop after stop, we only came up with one just under the slot. Some days that's just how it goes, but we had a good time and covered a lot of water. Thanks guys for the fun day and here's Teddy with a gag grouper he caught on light tackle... Capt. Dan
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Monday, Jul 09 2012

Homosassa Mixed Bag...

Another trip to the grouper grounds with Skip and Steven on board out of Homosassa and we caught a little variety. We began the day trying to make our run offshore, but it was quite rough for the first couple hours. We killed a little time drifting for trout and picked up a couple keepers and a few good sized sea bass. Finally, around 11am, the seas calmed and we made our run out to 25ft of water. The guys sent down some live pin fish and the rest was history. A couple keeper grouper and a nice catch to end the day. Thank you both for the fun time and enjoy the good eats... Capt. Dan
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Thursday, Jun 14 2012

Trout Going Deep...

I had the pleasure of having the Worthington family on board out of Crystal River today and the fishing was great. Our plan was to target trout, so we took our time and headed out to the14ft depth range. Having beautiful calm and "hot" conditions, we slowly worked our jigs grass patch to grass patch and had a great catch of trout to show for it. We used an assortment of DOA, MirrOlure and Gulp artificials, and no one bait really out performed the other. I thank you all for the great time and congratulations on the fine catch... Capt. Dan
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