Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Tailwalker Fishing Charters LLC

Where does Tailwalker Fishing Charters LLC fish?

We fish the Crystal River area, including Gulf of Mexico, Cross Florida Barge Canal, Salt River, Dolphin Creek, Sheephead Creek, Bagley Cove, Deer Creek, Kings Creek, Kings Bay, Tony Creek.


What are the target fish?

Target fish include Black Drum, Cobia, Flounder, Gag Grouper, Pompano, Redfish, Scallop, Sheepshead, Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout


Where in Crystal River to we meet our guests?

We meet at Pete's Pier Marina ( 1 SW 1st Pl, Crystal River, FL 34429, USA ), Bird Creek Beach ( Yankeetown, FL 34498, USA ), Yankeetown Marina ( 15 Hickory Ave, Yankeetown, FL 34498, USA ), Plantation on Crystal River ( 9301 W Fort Island Trail, 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?

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fishing

Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities.  However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here: https://license.gooutdoorsflorida.com/Licensing/CustomerLookup.aspx

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.


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Crystal River Fishing

Welcome to Tailwalker Fishing Charters, your gateway to unforgettable angling experiences in the picturesque waters of Crystal River, FL. Led by Captain Andrew Meyer, a seasoned fishing enthusiast with over 30 years of experience, we're dedicated to making your fishing dreams a reality. Whether you're seeking Redfish, Snook, Trout, Tarpon, or an array of other species, Captain Andrew's expertise and passion will guide you to the best fishing spots, ensuring a day on the water that you'll cherish. Join us for a fishing adventure that's as memorable as it is thrilling!

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