Nature Coast Charter Service - Fishing the Fabled Flats of the Nature Coast of Florida
About Us
Captain Rick Baer
USCG Licensed/Insured
Member of the Florida Guides Association (FGA)
Member of the National Association of Charterboat Operators (NACO)
We specialize in Family Friendly Fishing Charters. We also offer Eco Tours, Scallop Trips in Season (July-September) and Manatee Tours.
We offer Full or Half Day Charters
About My Boat:
We will be fishing out of a custom 22' Shallow Water Avenger. It's a safe stable fishing platform which can accommodate up to 4 anglers comfortably. It is equipped with the latest in electronics and USCG approved safety devices. Check out my photo gallery for pictures!
Fishing Rates:

Full day: $550 
Half Day: $350
   All rates are for 1-2 people.
There is a charge of $50 for each additional person making a total of 4 
for the charter.

2018 Scallop Rates:
Half Day: 5 hrs. 4 people $350
I provide masks, snorkel, fins, scallop bags, ice, drinking water and the fishing licenses you will need to harvest these tasty critters. Trips will leave out of Macrae's Of Homossa or other arrangements can be made.
All day: 7 hrs. 4 people $450.00
Combine scalloping and Fishing or scalloping and a trip to Blue Water Spring for a refreshing swim.
It is best to have your own snorkel equipment to insure a proper fit.
ECO Tours and Manatee trips also can are available.

 We accept Master Card and Visa

Fishing Charters Include:
All Licenses, Bait, Tackle,Drinking Water and Ice for your catch!
Shimano Rods and Reels and Redbone Rods.
What to Bring:
Hat, polarized sunglasses, sunblock, long sleeve shirt, jacket on cool mornings. Food and Beverages for the trip, a cooler will be provided for you to store this and a cooler to take your catch home.
If you have a favorite rod you're welcome to bring it. Please, no GPS devices.
Light Tackle/Fly Fishing
Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, Cobia.sharks,snapper,sea bass and any thing else that swims by!
Beginners Welcome!
Fishing Charters Leave from:
5296 S. Riverview Circle
Homoassa, FL
Area Info:
Please visit the Following Sites:
NOAA'S Weather Buoy at
Click the link below to see my brothers awesome fishing hotel in Panama, tell him Rick said so..
Blue Water Bait and Tackle
Bait, Tackle and Reel and Rod Repair
Owner Bill Korade
Kim's Cafe II
3910 S. Suncoast Blvd.
Homosassa, Fl 34446
In the Springs Plaza (Publix) on the corner of 19 and Halls River Road. Open early for breakfast and on the way to the boat ramp.
State Parks and Springs
Three Sisters Springs
Seafood Market
Shelly's Seafood Market
5380 S Boulevard Dr
Homasassa,FL 34448

Visit the following restaurants on the Homosassa River:
Margarita Grill
10200 W. Halls River Rd,
Homosassa, FL 34448
The Freezer Tiki Bar
5590 S Boulevard Dr.
Homosassa, FL 34448
5300 S. Cherokee Way
P.O. Box 318
Homosassa, Florida 34487
Tampa International - 70 Miles
Orlando International - 100 Miles

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