Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info
About Early Bird Charters
Where does Early Bird Charters fish?
We fish the Homosassa, FL area, including Gulf of Mexico, Crystal River, Central Florida, Homosassa Bay, Tiger Tail Bay, Monkey Island, Buzzard Point, Crystal River Bay.
What are the target fish?
Target fish include Black Drum (Also Called Drum, Drummer), Cobia (Also Called Black Salmon, Crab Eater, Lemon Fish, Sergeant Fish ), Gag Grouper (Also Called Charcoal Belly, Velvet Rockfish, Grouper ), Red Grouper (Also Called Cherna De Vivero, Nègre, Cherna Americana, Grouper ), Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), Snook (Also Called Common Snook, Sergeant Fish, Thin Snook), Sea Trout (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout), Tripletail (Also Called Tripletail, Black Grunt, Black Perch, Bouyfish, Flasher, Chobie, Biajaca De La Mar, Flasher, Steamboat)
Where in Homosassa, FL to we meet our guests?
We meet at Early Bird Charters ( 5038 S Fuchsia Point, Homosassa, FL 34446, 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.