Get The Most of Fishing Season in Florida with The RV Lifestyle

If you love the idea of fishing and exploring Florida’s beautiful landscape, then Sweet Citrus Acres RV resort in Crystal River, Florida is the perfect place to get the most out of your fishing season.

Located on Florida’s Nature Coast, this charming RV resort offers a wide variety of amenities and activities that are sure to make your visit unforgettable.

Our team outlines what makes Sweet Citrus Acres so great for a short or extended stay, plus our top tips for fishing around beautiful Crystal River. Let’s go!

Crystal River, FL a Fisherman’s Dream

Are you a fishing enthusiast looking for the perfect way to enjoy Florida’s fishing season? Look no further than the RV lifestyle! With an RV, you can travel to all the top fishing spots and stay right on the water without sacrificing your comfort. And there’s no better place to set up camp than at Sweet Citrus Acres RV resort in Crystal River, FL.

At Sweet Citrus Acres, you’ll have access to all the amenities you need for a comfortable and convenient stay. Enjoy full hookup sites with water, electric, and sewer connections as well as laundry facilities, restrooms, showers, and Wi-Fi in public areas. Plus, our resort is pet-friendly so you can bring your furry friends along for the adventure!

But what really sets Sweet Citrus Acres apart from other RV parks is its unbeatable location to amazing fishing spots in Crystal River and beyond.

Crystal River’s Finest Fishing Hotspots

Crystal River, Florida is a true paradise for anglers. Our area boasts an abundance of pristine waterways and diverse marine life that make it one of the best places in the world to fish year-round. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a novice looking to try your hand at fishing, there are plenty of spots in Crystal River that will surely satisfy your fishing cravings.

Kings Bay

One of the top spots for fishing enthusiasts in Crystal River is Kings Bay. This natural spring-fed bay offers crystal clear waters that teem with different species of fish including redfish, trout, snook, and tarpon.

Note: No fishing is allowed in the refuge areas of Kings Bay, so be sure to look out for signage as this area has become a dedicated refuge for manatees.

Fort Island

This beautiful area is located on the Gulf of Mexico just minutes from Crystal River and offers some of the best fishing opportunities around.

One of the main draws to this area is the abundance of fish species that can be found here. Whether you’re looking to catch redfish, trout, snook, or tarpon, you’ll find them all here. The waters are also home to a variety of other species such as grouper, snapper, and sheepshead.


Another great spot is the Homosassa River which has been dubbed “The Fishing Capital of the World”. With its shallow waters and plentiful seagrass beds, this river is home to some of the most sought-after game fish such as grouper, cobia, and even shark!


Just east of Crystal River is the quaint town of Inverness which is well-known for the neighboring 19,000-acre Tsala Apopka Chain of Lakes, home to a variety of freshwater species that draw anglers from all over the world.

Offshore, Inshore, Rivers, and Lakes

Located just 15 minutes from Kings Bay on Florida’s west coast, St. Martins Marsh is a sprawling estuary system that covers more than 120 square miles. The area is known for its vast seagrass beds, which provide the perfect habitat for many species of game fish such as redfish, snook, trout, and tarpon. Whether you prefer fly fishing or spinning gear, this location offers something for everyone looking to catch their next big one!

About 20 minutes from Crystal River is Lake Rousseau, which is known for its crystal-clear waters and abundant vegetation that provides excellent cover for fish. The lake has several species of fish including largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, and catfish. It’s also a great place to catch trophy-sized fish as it has produced many record-breaking catches over time.

No Luck at Your Fishing Spot?

If the fish just aren’t biting around Crystal River, don’t worry! Head to our private stocked lake for catch & release fishing in the serenity of our RV park.

While we can’t guarantee you’ll catch anything, you sure can’t beat time spent outside in Florida’s sunshine!

Visit Sweet Citrus Acres

For an unforgettable fishing adventure, head to Sweet Citrus Acres RV Resort in Crystal River! Here you’ll find all the amenities of a first-class resort and be just minutes from some of the best fishing spots in Florida.

Enjoy unbeatable views, delightful weather, and unparalleled hospitality along with all the creature comforts you need for your vacation. With Sweet Citrus Acres, you can have it all!

Schedule your stay online or give us a call at 352-230-5660 We’re excited to meet you!