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The islands of Captiva & Sanibel provide one of the best fishing vacation destinations in the country.  This area may be a little pricey, but you have everything you can possibly want in a beach vacation destination of Florida.

Fishing Tips

This area has great weather year-round, numerous fishing charters, outstanding inshore fishing, very good offshore fishing, good surf fishing, plenty of places to fish in windy weather and the list goes on and on.  Snook, redfish, sea trout, spanish mackerel, grouper and snapper are available here year-round and some of the other fish that migrate through this area are tarpon, pompano, cobia and permit.  Take a look at our fishing tips page for more fishing information.

line-3See How It Ranks

Captiva & Sanibel Islands Points Points Possible
Ability to catch a lot of fish 2 2
Ability to catch trophy fish 2 2
Good for multiple species of fish 1 1
Guides & Charters available 1 1
Scenic 1 1
Quality lodging options 1 1
Dining options 1 1
Area businesses relating to boat storage, rentals, repair, etc. 1 1
Positive Score 10
Overly Crowded 0 Minus 1
Overly Expensive -0.5 Minus 1
Negative Score -0.5
Total Score 9.5
Highest Score Possible 10

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