• All Fishing Bait
  • Tackle
  • Fishing License
  • Rods
  • Reels
  • Fishing Pointers If needed
  • Water

Scalloping  Season RATES

1/2 Day: (3 Hours) 2 Person $250 3 Person $300.00 4 Person $350.00 5 Person $400.00 6 Person $450.00

Services OFFERED

targeted species

1/2 Day (4 Hours): 3 Person $350 4 Person $400.00 5 Person $450.00 6 Person $500.00 Price includes all gear needed.

learn to fish

Private Nature With Captain Rick Sutton 

1 Person $75 2 Person $100.00 $25.00 each additional person (Includes 3 Hour Lesson From Land And On Water) 

PRIVATE NATURE TOUR RATES

  • Food & drink
  • Hat
  • Polarized Glasses
  • Sun Block
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Camera
  • Bring Swim Suite (Scalloping)
  • Beach Towel (Scalloping)

Our commitment to fishing safety is year-round. No matter the season, we're here to help both adults and children learn to fish. Call us to schedule a spot in our next fishing & safety class. 

what to bring

We Offer:

  • Dolphin and Manatee watching
  • Shell collecting excursions 
  • Sunset and sunrise watching
  • Historical and sightseeing tours
  • Shark watching
  • Island and sandbar hopping
  • Walking tours
  • Birding Tours

* (or a combination of tours)

If you want beautiful encounters with dolphin manatee or any aspect of nature we provide the service. Captain Rick the naturalist will narrate, and explain; with meaningful interpretation of all the sights on your trip. Our trips provide beautiful sights and wildlife; while promoting safe ecology and sustainability in the Florida ecology and wildlife system. We offer a comfortable boat and provide complimentary water on board. 
We encourage our guests to provide the following: appropriate clothing, sunblock, snacks or meals when appropriate, hat, towels sunglasses, shoes that cover the toes and you can get wet, binoculars, a love of nature, and friends and family. 

Tips for a better trip:
Shell collecting 
Bird watching quantity is seasonal
you can bring your own cooler but no alcoholic beverages
We have several local restaurants that can provide meals before or after your trip or bring your own food.

  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Black Sea Bass
  • Amberjack
  • Grouper
  • Jacks
  • Sheepshead
  • Black Drum
  • Tarpon
  • Snook
  • Redfish
  • Flounder
  • Cobia
  • Snapper
  • King Mackerel
  • Shark

INCLUDED IN FISHING CHARTER

Captain Ricks Nature Tours Are independent from Jimmy's Fishing Charters a Bitzas Enterprise Company.

FISHING CHARTER RATES

813-803-2085

Hudson & Tarpon Springs, FL 
  • Inshore & Near Shore Fishing
  • ​Nature Tours
  • Single Charters
  • Scalloping
  • Group Charters Up To 6 People
  • Site Seeing Tours Up To 6
  • Fishing Classes
  • 1/2 Day and Full Day charters


  • Hudson Pickup Location 1/2 Day (4 Hours): 2 Person $400 3 Person $450.00 4 Person $500.00 5 Person $550.00
  • Hudson Pickup Location Full Day: (6 Hours) 2 Person $500 3 Person $550.00 4 Person $6000.00 5 Person $650.00

​For Tarpon Springs Pickup Please Add $50.00 To Trip