Captain Debbie Casciato Crystal River Scalloping


Scalloping season in Crystal River, FL is upon us! You can rely on The Reel Mermaid, Capt’n Debbie to carry you to the most abundant beds in the area for diving for scallops. Capt’n Debbie, a Florida native and true fisherwoman adept in all things fishing and diving.

Scalloping season of 2019 runs from July 1st to September 25th and scalloping promises to be one of the most unique experiences of all of the Nature Coast’s attractions. Upon diving in the water, you will realize how Crystal River gets its name from the immaculate, crystal clear water. Swimmers and divers of all experience levels will feel at ease in this setting. Among the sights in the area- dolphin, and chubby mermaids (AKA manatees) flourish throughout the waters of Crystal River.


Capt’n Debbie also offers fishing charters (call for details) if that’s what floats your boat! And speaking of boats- you will have the opportunity to relax on Capt’n Debbie’s 21′ Nauticstar. Scalloping charters on “The Reel Mermaid” are priced reasonably at $75 per person. Charters available morning and afternoon. All you will need is your food, drink, sunscreen (no spray on please) and cooler, also underwater cameras for the memories – as Capt’n Debbie will provide fishing licenses, mask, snorkel, fins and a net bag for your bounty. Parties of 6 people can be accommodated aboard The Reel Mermaid. And if your party requires more space, additional boats can be arranged.



The summer months are upon us! So don’t wait for your boat to come in, swim out to it! Call Capt’n Debbie today to schedule a REEL MERMAID experience.

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