We hired Carey Gibson to take us out scallop snorkeling and fishing for a four hour trip. We ended up with about sixty scallops and a good sized redfish and had a great dinner. Great guy, really knows the area and hot spots. went out the Homosassa inlet and had a great tour of all the little islands along the way.
A Florida native that knows the area. Carey has guided our family on many trips out of Homosassa. Super knowledgeable and accommodating. Our goto guy for great fishing, scalloping and sightseeing! Won't find better.
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We hired Carey for a scallop trip this summer and couldn't have been more pleased! We had a great day out on the water and he stayed out until we caught our limit of scallops. My 9 year old nephews and in-laws were all first time scallopers and everyone had a great experience. The boys even got ice cream for finding special scallops! My only complaint about our whole experience was that Captain Carey was too polite to tell me that my backside was getting sunburned from so much snorkeling... :)
What an awesome trip. Weekend on the island and the the water could not have been better. If you want to have one hell of a good time this is your man. Thanks again for all the hospitality and great memories Capt. Carey! You are the man and we will be in touch!
We went scalloping with Captain Carey today and he put us right on them! Maxed out in no time! If you aren't familiar with the area, he possesses a lot of local knowledge. We had a great time! Nice guy with great taste in music for the boat.
My family and I did a trip with Captain Carey today and had an absolute blast! We had never been scalloping before but with help from the Capt we almost limited out. It was a fantastic day that we will always remember. I would absolutely recommend this trip to anyone, well worth it!
My wife and I had a great day fishing with Captain Carey. We fished hard and caught 8 trout caught some reds not in the slot. Nice island break captain fired up some brats and beans for lunch. Already planning return in Oct until then,
Ron & Linda
Had a wonderful time scalloping with Captain Carey! Cannot wait to go again!
Our trip with Carey was outstanding. My sons (16 and 12) were going through X-Box withdrawals after a few hours, and Carey went out of his way to keep them occupied with fishing. When we first got out, my 12 year old hooked a large trout that jumped out of the water a few times - the look on his face was priceless. My 16 year old had a MONSTER trout up next to the boat, and literally 2 seconds from the net when he spit the bait. He was so excited - he immediately thew the line back in the water and couldn't wait for the next hit. The fishing was a little slow, but Carey tried every possible combination of lures, bait, and rigs to get the fish biting. I landed a nice trout, and one of my sons pulled in a trout as well - of which we will enjoy at dinner tonight.
The right gear, boat, and outstanding guide make for a memorable afternoon/evening on the water - one my sons and I will remember for a long time to come. Thanks Carey/Southern Slam Outfitters!
Had another fantastic day on the water with Captain Cary. I don't know how you do it Cary but you always seem to put us right on the scallops and finish the day with time to spend at the springs. Can't wait for the next trip.