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Sanibel & Captiva Fishing Charter

You’ll Like Our Schools

Days like these are easy to tackle.

From the backwaters of Pine Island Sound to San Carlos Bay near Fort Myers, South Seas Island Resorts offers legendary fishing experiences. Your own on-site professional fishing guide will offer insight and guidance to suit your fishing experience, whether this is your first time or you’re a pro. We’re here to make your experience memorable. Along the Intracoastal Waterway through Pine Island Sound, you can catch tarpon, spotted sea trout, redfish, snook and a variety of other species, depending on the time of the year. Includes lunch as well as wildlife and shelling tours!

  • Half Days: 8:00am–12:00pm and 12:30–4:30pm
  • Full Days: 8:00am–4:00pm

Includes all fishing poles, tackle equipment, fishing license, and ice. Boats can accommodate up to four passengers, excluding the captain. Please call 239-472-7570 or extension 7570 for more information.

Meet The Guides

Captain Tom Walsh

A native of Long Island, NY, Captain Tom Walsh followed his love of the outdoors and passion for fishing to SWFL in 1985 and has been fishing at South Seas for 22 years. Capt. Tom’s favorite fish to catch are large black tip sharks. A true outdoorsman, Capt. Tom is sure to provide you a great day of fishing and lasting memories, regardless of your experience.
“Fighting large sharks always gets the adrenaline going.”

Captain Ozzie Fischer

Born and raised on Captiva, FL, Captain Ozzie Fischer is a 2nd generation guide eager to fish for anything swimming in the water. Fishing at South Seas for 18 years, Capt. Ozzie’s favorite fish to catch are giant snook. He has won more than 35 professional saltwater tournaments and looks forward to getting you and your family out on the water for a day you won’t soon forget.
“Whether using top water lures or live bait, hooking a big snook is a thrill of a lifetime.”

Captain Randy Eastvold

Another St. Louis, MO, transplant, Captain Randy Eastvold has been fishing the Captiva waters for more than 22 years and joined South Seas team 8 years ago. Capt. Randy’s favorite fish to catch are aggressive redfish. He has won and placed in numerous redfish, snook, and tarpon tournaments. Capt. Randy is excited to get your family out for a memorable day on the water.
“Hooking a redfish and hearing the drag being pulled off the reel is exhilarating.”

Captain Kevin Aley

Captain Kevin has been fishing the inshore and offshore waters surrounding Sanibel, Captiva, Cape Coral and Fort Myers for just shy of twenty years giving him the knowledge and experience to make your charter truly memorable.
“Watching a giant tarpon leap through the air trying to shake your hook is a memory that will last forever.”

Captain Nick Fischer

Born and raised on Captiva Island, Captain Nick has spent all of his life on the Southwest Florida Waters. He is a second-generation fishing guide that has spent his entire childhood fishing these waters with his Dad. He has a degree in Marine Science and his reputation for catching fish in the Fort Myers fishing community is unsurpassed. Captain Nick provides all rods, bait, and licenses. You need to bring yourself and a desire to create a memorable fishing experience. Captain Nick caters to all levels of fishermen from beginners to experienced anglers. Available 365 days a year, Captain Nick will certainly put you on the fish!
“Whether it be chasing schools of tarpon or catching a kid there biggest fish, taking people fishing is my passion.”

Go! Fish

Learn the art of catch and release from our resident fishing experts. Our waters are teeming with redfish, Spanish mackerel, grouper, and mangrove snapper.

What’s the Catch
Surf Casting & Shore Casting

Fish from the rocks around the pass, right off the T-dock, or on the beach. Get frozen bait at Ship's Store or live bait from the Harbourmaster in Yacht Harbour Marina.

Hook, Line, and Sinker
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Fishing Gear & Boating Essentials

You’ll find additional supplies at the Ships Store on the north end of Marina Walk, and at South Seas Island Outfitters and Resort Logo Shop next to the Yacht Harbour and Marina.

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