Mermaidtales Charter Fishing

Capt. Robert Mcclinnis Crystal River, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Mermaidtales Charter Fishing invites you to join Captain Robert McClinnis on a fishing adventure through the coastal waters of West Central Florida for a fishing trip that will leave you with lifelong memories.

Captain Robert runs Mermaidtales Charter Fishing from Homosassa, Florida. He has many years of fishing experience under his belt. Captain Robert enjoys sharing his love of the ocean and the relaxation that fishing brings to everyone who sets out on a trip with him. He and his crew will work hard to give you a fishing experience that will have you coming back year after year.

Your trip with Mermaidtales Charter Fishing will take place on a 21’ bay boat. This swift and agile boat has a 115HP Yamaha engine. She also has up to date fish finding technology outfitted and all USCG approved safety gear. The casting platform allows you and your friends to fish at the same time and the live well will be full of fresh bait. The wireless trolling motor allows you to sneak up on your prey. Children of all ages are welcomed as well as anglers of all skill level.

Captain Robert will supply you and your guests with top of the line rods, reels, lures, and tackle, Fresh bait will be supplied as well as the fishing license for everyone in your party.  Mermaidtales Charter Fishing offers light tackle and inshore fishing and Scalloping trips on the coastal waters of West Central Florida. Captain Robert’s goal is to provide you and your guests an awesome fishing trip filled with memories.

You will be going after many different species on your trip with Mermaidtales Charter Fishing including Grouper, Redfish, Snook, Tripletail, Jack Crevalle, Sharks, Spanish Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Sheepshead, and Spotted Seatrout. Scalloping is an exciting activity for the whole family! It’s best done in the summer when the kids will enjoy dipping in and out of the gorgeous waters off the shore of Crystal Cove while picking up these tasty morsels. After your trip Captain Robert will clean and fillet your fish for you to take home and enjoy.

Book your trip today with Mermaidtales Charter Fishing and Captain Robert McClinnis of Crystal River, Florida for a unique and fun filled fishing trip.

833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

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  Launch Location

2380 North Suncoast Boulevard, Crystal River

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Trips start at $350

3 Trips

1-4 guests

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1997 21' Bay Boat

115 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

HALF DAY MORNING TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:30am to 12:30pm (5 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Spend the morning with Captain Robert loading up your coolers with Redfish, Sheepshead, Seatrout, Snook, and possibly Grouper and Snapper if the tides are right! The season and time of year will determine what's tugging on the other end of your line, but Capt. Robert will make sure you're targeting the fish that are biting!

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private

HALF DAY AFTERNOON TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 12:30pm to 5:30pm (5 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Spend the afternoon with Captain Robert loading up your coolers with Redfish, Sheepshead, Seatrout, Snook, and possibly Grouper and Snapper if the tides are right! The season and time of year will determine what's tugging on the other end of your line, but Capt. Robert will make sure you're targeting the fish that are biting!

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private

FULL DAY TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$75 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$75  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 8:00am to 4:00pm (8 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

More time on the water, more fish on the boat! You'll be targeting Redfish, Sheepshead, Seatrout, Snook, and possibly Grouper and Snapper if the tides are right! The season and time of year will determine what's tugging on the other end of your line, but Capt. Robert will make sure you're targeting the fish that are biting!

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Fish Species

Grouper
Jack Crevalle
Mangrove Snapper
Redfish
Sharks
Sheepshead
Snook
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout
Tripletail

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • Flares

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Boat Gear

  • Casting Platform
  • Livewell
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

  • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
  • Fishing License
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Fishing Location

  • Backcountry
  • Flats
  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • River

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Robert Mcclinnis

Boat Type

Bay Boat

Boat Length

21ft

Year Built

1997

Engine Manufacturer

Yamaha

Number of Engines

1

Engine Horsepower

115 HP