Captiva Fishing

Captiva Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 3 - 7 PM on Wednesday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Captiva, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:
  1. Snook - 25% Catch Rate

  2. Red Drum - 20.31% Catch Rate
    Red Drum

  3. Sheepshead - 12.5% Catch Rate

  4. Cobia - 6.25% Catch Rate

  5. Spotted Seatrout - 4.69% Catch Rate
    Spotted Seatrout

  6. Grey Triggerfish - 4.69% Catch Rate
    Grey Triggerfish

  7. Recommedations above based on 55 local reports and 17 species of fish for January in Captiva.

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    Latest Captiva Fishing Reports

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    May 2020 Fishing Report
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    2020 Sanibel & Captiva Fishing Reports
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Top Captiva Fishing Charters & Guides

Captain Paul's Sanibel & Captiva Charters
Back Bay and Gulf of Mexico fishing for Redfish, Snook Trout, Mackerel Cobia, Kingfish, and Manatee/Dolphin trips, lunch and shelling trips to the out island of Cayo Costa and Upper Captiva

Captain Joe's Charters
I’m Captain Joey Burnsed and I’m committed to delivering a great Sanibel & Captiva Islands fishing experience for you.

Sanibel Fishing Guide
Fish the flats and back-country waters of Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, Ding Darling Refuge, Pine Island Sound and Ft. Myers with Sanibel Fishing Guide, Dave Torrance. Fish for snook, redfish, spotted sea trout, tarpon, crevalle jack and more with

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Top Captiva Bait & Tackle Stores

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Top Captiva Marinas

Olde Fish House Marina
You'll find a boat ramp and fuel dock at Olde' Fish House Marina, we're just minutes from Matlacha pass and our fuel is "non ethanol". To check on our Marina hours of operation call 239-282-9577. You can Rent Kayaks here at the marina and

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Captiva Fishing Map

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Randys Hole

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