The town of Crystal River, Florida features an actual river called Crystal River as well. This river is six miles long and it connects Kings Bay with the Gulf of Mexico. The river is also fed by some 30 springs. The bay and river provide a variety of recreational water sports such as fishing, boating, swimming, diving and more.
This area has an enormous amount of inshore fishing opportunities to go along with some very good offshore fishing as well. Anglers target many different fish such as redfish, sea trout, mackerel, bluefish, jack crevalle, flounder, sharks, cobia, grouper, snapper and flounder. Take a look at our Crystal River fishing tips page for more fishing information.
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|Crystal River, Florida||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.5||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.5||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Area businesses relating to boat storage, rentals, repair, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|