Fish Types and Availability

Sea Trout Spotted Sea Trout Sheeps Head Sheep's Head
Redfish Red Fish Pompano Pompano
Mackerel Mackerel Cobia Cobia
Snook Snook Bluefish Blue Fish
Tarpon Tarpon Flounder Flounder
Jack Jacks shark Bonnet Head
Ladyfish Lady Fish Black Drum Black Drum

These are the most common fish found in and around the waters of the Homosassa, Crystal River, and Chassahowitzka rivers.

SPECIES MONTH
J F M A M J J A S O N D
REDFISH F F G E G E E E G G F F
TROUT F   E E G G F F G E E E
TARPON F F G G E E G F F F F F
BLUEFISH F G E E G G F F F F G G
SHEEPSHEAD E E E G F F F F F F G G
BLACK DRUM G F F F F F F F G G E E
SPANISH MACKEREL F G E E F F F F F G E F
GROUPER G G E E E G F F G E E E
COBIA F F G E E E G F F F F F
E EXCELLENT   F FAIR
G GOOD     NOT AVAILABLE

Adapted from "Homosassa Hodgepodge" by Doug Kelly, Sport Fishing Magazine