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Santiva Saltwater Fishing

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15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
+1 239-472-1779
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One word...AMAZING

We were looking for a afternoon adventure and came across Santiva Saltwater fishing. We went for a... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
kirsten m
Montville, New Jersey
Perfect Trip!

Captain Jimmy did a great job taking the four of us out on a fishing trip. We caught about 40 fish... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
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Santiva Saltwater Fishing is owned and operated Captain Jim Burnsed and his family. Capt. Jim Burnsed is a 3rd generation Floridian who began fishing the Sanibel-Captiva waters as a professional guide over 30 years ago. Along with his sons, Capt. Jimmy Burnsed & Capt. Rob McKay, Capt. Jim offers guided fishing, shelling, snorkeling, and wildlife/eco - tours for every age and level of experience. Santiva Saltwater Fishing is located at the Tween Waters Marina on Captiva.
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15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
+1 239-472-1779
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

We were looking for a afternoon adventure and came across Santiva Saltwater fishing. We went for a 3 hour ride with a family of 4 and it was absolutely perfect. Brought our lunch and drinks. We had Capt Rob McKay who was so knowledgable, experienced,...More

Thank kirsten m
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Captain Jimmy did a great job taking the four of us out on a fishing trip. We caught about 40 fish total and got to keep about 10. After about 2.5 hours of fishing, he took us to a beach where we saw a manatee...More

1  Thank asia999
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Captain Jimmy was charged with taking our 6, 8, 10 and 13 year old kids on a four hour trip. He kept them entertained while educating them about the fish they were catching. He helped them understand about baiting, casting and reeling, joking with our...More

2  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We had 8 guys split up in two boats w/ Captain Rob and Captain Brian. Wow. We did a short 8-12 trip. Wish we would have scheduled more. Rob and Brian put us on fish immediately. And then put us on fish again. It was...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We had a. Great day with Capt. Jim. We went out with Capt. Jim and our 2 daughters (2&5) and we had a great day. Jim immediately took us and put us on fish. This fishing was excellent and the girls warmed up to Jim...More

Thank danotwenty
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Jim and his crew did a great job in a short amount of time. Caught some good fish including Jacks, Sharks, and some yummy Trout and Snapper. The price was also very reasonable.

1  Thank KeithGA
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

My family and I went out for the 4 hour tour. We all got a ton of fish. Finished up the last hour catching two shark. My teenagers had the best time. Capt Jimmy is awesome. He knows the perfect areas to fish and is...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Captain Jimmy was great! Took time to make sure we caught lots if sharks and that we all had a great time! Well worth the money and such a blast!!!

Thank Erinstraw
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

4 of us went SHARK fishing today with Captain Jimmy Burnsed and had a blast! We had so much fun just catching the bait fish, SHARKS were just a bonus. Captain Jimmy made our entire trip. Great attitude, warm, and welcoming. He was able to...More

Thank B.j. S
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Boated with dolphins, snorkeled on a deserted isle with manatee, caught lots of fish and each of our kids caught a shark! Captain Jimmy was fantastic! Friendly, down to earth, SUPER helpful with the kids -- coaching, baiting hooks, encouraging them to try new things...More

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Deb W
15 May 2015|
Response from Amy M | Property representative |
Our guides run center console, open fishermen boats that range in size from 23' to 25' and there is no restroom on board the boat. However, there is a restroom at the marina available before and after your trip.