Kings Bay Florida Fishing
Special Events & Offers

Featured on TV Fishing Show

Reel Time Florida Sportsman – Crystal in the Rough


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Capt. George Gozdz finds a new and exciting way to target grouper in the Crystal River shallows.


Flats Class TV - Crystal River Spring 2015

Worked with CCA Star Tournament Director, Leiza Fitzgerald shooting a great new episode of Flats Class for our new season along the Nature Coast of Florida... snook were everywhere!

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Reel Time Florida Sportsman - Crystal River

Redfish, Bass, Snook and Trout - Season 2 Ep. 9 RTFS

Capt. George Gozdz fishes with Justin Whaley in his home waters of Crystal River for a variety of inshore species. When the bite slows down they bust out the dive masks and explore the crystal clear springs.

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Adventure Center Pontoon Special

The Plantation's Marina and Dive shop at the  Adventure Center is now offering Pontoon Rentals Monday thru Friday from 9AM to 4PM for $150.00 dollars, when you mention our new website. (All rental boats are limited to Kings Bay, scalloping is prohibited. Ask us about our scalloping charters, some black out dates may apply)

2016 Redfish Classic

2016 Plantation Redfish Classic

Check back for the dates and detials for the 2nd Annual Redfish Classic


Plantation on Crystal River is introducing an Annual Redfish Classic presented by Sodium Fishing Gear.  The tournament mission is to produce the area’s best family-friendly redfish tournament while showcasing Plantation on Crystal River and the sponsors of the event in a professional and upscale manner.   While redfish is the primary quest, there will also be categories for trout and grouper. 

The event is September 18th, and 19th, 2015 here at Plantation on Crystal River. 

For more details please click Redfish Classic.  We would be pleased to have you participate in this fine event. 

Spectacular Florida Fishing & Boating Vacations

A Water Lover's Paradise for Florida Boating

When it comes to fishing and boating in Florida, there is no better place to serve as your base of operations than the Plantation on Crystal River! We offer the pristine Florida of old...not over-developed nor too populated...a “Water Lover’s Paradise” offering incredible variety of fishing, boating, water sports and nature-based experiences off and onshore. We are located on the head waters of the Crystal River at Kings Bay, an incredible fresh water estuary fed by more than 40 named springs, including the famous Three Sisters, part of the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge created for the protection of the endangered West Indian Manatee.

Amazing Fishing Near Our King's Bay, Florida Resort

Simply put, Central Florida fishing doesn't get any better than this. Saltwater species easily targeted include Snook, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Grouper, Snapper and Tarpon, the ultimate game fish for many an angler. We are one of Florida's hot beds for Bay Scallops, one of our most popular summer time activities and a great family adventure done by snorkeling on the second largest grass flat in the country.

Spots Near King's Bay, Florida Offer Fine Fishing, Too

Nearby lakes and reservoirs within short distances from The Plantation provide excellent opportunities for largemouth bass, crappie and brim fishing. Our area features over 25,000 acres of water for you to discover your new “honey hole” and experience the Florida fishing vacation you've always dreamed of. 


Boating options are numerous for both the experienced and novice captain, so whether you bring your own boat, or choose one of our affordable boat rentals, our Adventure Center can provide you with everything needed. Including hooking you up with some of the area's best charter captains for fishing, manatee tours, birding or just to enjoy one of our renowned sunsets from the water.  Our marina & dive shop has all of the latest equipment, plus we have our own boat ramp, trailer storage and more than 1,600 feet of sea wall for tie-up right outside your room.

Make us your place to stay and play to enjoy all of the wonderful fishing and boating Florida's nature coast has to offer.