Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info
About Gulf Coast Backcountry Charters
Where does Gulf Coast Backcountry Charters fish?
We fish the Crystal River area, including Gulf of Mexico, Salt River, Fish Creek, Homosassa, Suncoast Keys,.
What are the target fish?
Target fish include Black Drum (Also Called Drum), Redfish (Also Called Red Drum) , Snook (Also Called Common Snook,) , Sea Trout (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout), Tarpon (Also Called Silver King) Tripletail
Where in Crystal River to we meet our guests?
We meet at Gulf Coast Backcountry Charters ( 1501 S Wallace Point, Crystal River, FL 34429, USA )
Do I need a STATE Fishing license?
Yes, a Fishing license is required
Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fishing
How much should I Tip?
It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!
Do I need to bring my own gear?
No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.