Scalloping Crystal River with Captain Zac Zachry

scalloping crystal river capt zac zachry

Hi my name is Capt Zac Zachry owner/operator of Tried and True Outdoor Adventures LLC. Your day starts out with me picking you up from one of three pick up points in crystal river, then we go over a short safety briefing before we depart on our scalloping adventure.
dolphins and scallopingOn the scenic ride out to the shallow grass flats in the Gulf where you will see manatees, dolphins, Ospreys, Eagles, and much more. When we arrive at our scalloping location I will go over some basic tips for finding scallops. At that point I will pass out mask, fins, snorkel and your scalloping bag and then your off to hunt for some scallops.

bag of scallopsThe scalloping in the shallow clear grass flats of Crystal River is some of the best scalloping you can find in Florida. In the water you can see a wide array fish and sea life. There are fish such as sheep head, pin fish, trout, mangrove snapper, star fish and sea horses.

Capt Zac scalloping boat

The boat that you will be ridingout on is a 24foot Carolina skiff DLX. The boat is 24 feet long and 8 feet wide with lots of room to walk around and plenty of shade. The boat has a very large deck up front to sun bathe on and soak up the nice Florida sun. The boat also has a very stable ladder for easy access for getting in and out the of the water. The boat also has a radio so if there are any boat riders they can sit back and listen to some tunes.



What’s included in your scalloping tripcapt zac scallop trip:
Mask, fins and snorkel
Scalloping bag
Florida fishing license
Cooler full of ice to keep your catch cold
Lots of cold water to drink
A captain that gets in the water with you


What to bring:
Sun screen
Lunch and any drinks other than water
A cooler to take you catch home with you

line of scallopsScalloping rates-
4 Hours  6 Hours

up to 2 people      $300      $350
up to 4 people      $350      $400
up to 6 people      $400     $450




scalloping and fishing tripsScalloping/fishing rates
1/2 day fishing 1/2 day scalloping
2 people – $400
3 people – $450
4 people – $500


For more information about your scalloping trip, you can call me at 352-228-9225 or click here to send me an email

Captain Zac Zachry
Crystal River, FL
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