Spending time somewhere sunny, scenic, and inviting is good for every traveler’s peace of mind—especially those who set their travel sights on Sanibel Island! If you’re heading this way and happen to have a heart for angling, you’ll find it’s an oasis of fun when it’s time to book fishing tours. Whether you’re looking to stay near shore, or you can’t wait to get out on open water and make the most of deep-sea adventures, you’ll find that there are local companies ready and waiting to help you customize your fishing-focused excursion.
Endless Summer Charters
A top provider when it comes to tailored fishing tours on Sanibel Island is Endless Summer Charters. Serving Sanibel Island and Fort Myers alike, Endless Summer Charters is helmed by Captain Bill Hammon, Captain CJ LaFauci, and Captain Hunter Tinsley. These professionals are always excited to help guests enjoy one-of-a-kind fishing tours around Sanibel Island including the ultimate offshore, nearshore, and back bay experiences. Typical catches on these tours include trout, mackerel, redfish, shark, tarpon, and snook. These tours can be customized to suit experienced anglers, families, or newcomers to fishing too. You’ll step onboard a 25-foot Shaefer tower boat or a 25-foot C-Hawk Bay Boat for these tours which are ideal for backwater and Sanibel fishing. An inshore tour can accommodate six passengers while an offshore adventure is designed for four at a time. Their boarding location is at Port Sanibel Marina found at 14341 Port Comfort Road. Book early as these tours tend to fill up fast!
Sanibel Island Fishing Charters
Another great option for fishing tour fun in Sanibel Island is to book a tour with Captain Greg Hood at Sanibel Island Fishing Charters. Half or full-day tours can be booked by calling 239-224-0999 and outings can be customized to fit all skill levels. Through Sanibel Island Fishing Charters, guests can enjoy inshore fishing or offshore deep-sea fishing excursions upon request, and tarpon fishing is an available option as well. Inshore fishing charters accommodate 4 people while deep-sea fishing outings can be set for anywhere from one to six passengers. The boat, fuel, insurance, ramp fees, and tackle are all included in the cost of this tour.
Where to Stock Up on Fishing Gear Before Your Tour
If you do prefer to use your own gear on fishing tours you book, you’ll find Sanibel Island has plenty of options for stocking up on goods before you set sail. Head over to Whitney’s Bait & Tackle Shop at 1554 Periwinkle Way between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm daily to pick up everything from bait and rods to reels, fishing lines, swivels, hooks, fly fishing equipment, sunglasses, coolers, shelling equipment, and specialized apparel too.
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