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Crystal River Photo Gallery II

The Crystal River region of Florida's Gulf Coast offers an amazing variety of saltwater fishing opportunities

February 8, 2014
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Redfish hunt amid the labyrinth of keys below the mouth of Florida’s Crystal River. Courtesy Citrus County Visitors and Convention Bureau
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Shallow-water crafts such as Capt. Gary Cox’s custom Carolina Skiff serve anglers well when fishing the vast grass flats off the mouth the Crystal River. Jim Hendricks
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Grass flats extending beyond the mouth of the Crystal River attract tarpon in summer. Chris Woodward
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This spotted seatrout couldn’t resist Yo-Zuri’s Pins Minnow. Jim Hendricks
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Capt. William Toney helps the author land a Crystal River spotted seatrout that bit a MirrOlure 4-inch soft minnow on a 1/4-ounce lead-head. Doug Olander
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We used the Plantation on Crystal River resort as our base while fishing this region of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Jim Hendricks
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Angler Mark McKenzie lands a healthy Crystal-River redfish on light tackle. Doug Olander
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Capt. Gary Cox hoists Mark MacKenzie’s nice Crystal-River redfish. Doug Olander
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Red grouper feed over the limestone substrate that characterizes the Gulf of Mexico off western Florida. Doug Olander
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Capt. Dan Clymer prepares to release a Crystal Bay tarpon landed by Stephanie Pancratz. Chris Woodward
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