Fishing Spots (13)
Turner Beach
17200 Captiva Dr, Captiva Sanibel FL 33957 Website Fishing has been excellent along Turner Beach for snook and redfish. Black drum have also made an appearance along the rocks near the bridge. ... more
Matlacha Community Park and Boat Ramp
4577 Pine Island Rd Matlacha FL 33993 Website This 9 acre park offers a variety of services. You can find a boat ramp and fishing pier for catching the redfish, trout, sheepshead and more fish found in the region!... more
Matlacha Bridge
Pine Island Rd Matlacha FL 33993 Website Perhaps this area is best known as the site of the "Fishingest Bridge in the World." This is an especially good spot to try for favorites such as redfish and trout.... more
Bokeelia Fishing Pier
Main Street and Starboard Drive Bokeelia FL 33922 Website Located at the northern tip of Pine Island stretching into the waters of Charlotte Harbor, the Bokeelia Fishing Pier is known by many as the place to come for Snapper, Red Fish, Snook, Grouper, Mackerel and Sheep head just to name a few.... more
Jug Creek Marna
16498 Tortuga St Bokeelia FL 33922 Website Jug Creek Shoals is where most people go to find bait, by Bait I mean White Bait, Salt water shiners, Hard scaled sardines. Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Gag Grouper, Puffer, and several other fish all call this flat home. ... more
Pine Island Sound
Captiva FL 33924 Website The local fish houses have reported "loads of pompano" being caught. Trout and spanish mackerel numbers have also remained steady in this area, especially outside J.N. Ding Darling refuge. Redfish have also been reported in and around the Wulfert flats, and have been striking on nearly anything thrown in their path. ... more
Bowman's Beach
1700 Bowmans Beach Rd Sanibel FL 33957 Website Isolated and picturesque, this beach is probably the most popular on Sanibel. Fishing around Bowman's Beach has been consistent with snook running the bank line, as well as whiting and mackerel in the surf.... more
Cayo Costa State Park
Boca Grande Captiva FL 33924 Website Cayo Costa is accessible only by private boat or ferry. Surf fishing here can yield catches of flounder, snook, trout, redfish, snapper, whiting, sheepshead and tarpon. ... more
Knapp's Point
Sanibel FL 33957 Website Large snook have been sighted patrolling the shallows around Knapp's Point. Knapp's Point is also the biggest schooling spot for catching Tarpon. ... more
Blind Pass Sanibel
5117 Sea Bell Rd Sanibel FL 33957 Website The straight that separates Sanibel Island from Captiva Island is a great sanctuary for snook, redfish and trout. It’s easily accessible and offers good fishing from the shore. ... more
Lighthouse Beach & Fishing Pier
Sanibel FL 33957 Website Perfect fish await just yards from the idyllic island’s lighthouse. Spanish mackerel and jack crevalle have been in large numbers around the lighthouse beaches and fishing pier and bite before other species will. ... more
Lovers Key State Park
8700 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach FL 33931 Website A haven for wildlife, the islands and their waters are home to West Indian manatees, bottlenose dolphins, roseate spoonbills, marsh rabbits, and bald eagles. Trout, redfish, snook and tarpon are caught seasonally at this park. However, Sheepshead remains a popular catch throughout the year. Castnetting for mullet in the bay is a popular activity. ... more

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