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The Bait Box

Closed Now: 07:00 - 19:00
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The Best Place For Fishing Information and Equipment

The Bait Box is a historic store that houses everything for a fisherman or beachgoer and some... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
fishmisshayden
,
Fort Myers, Florida
via mobile
Eh

Great place. Horrible management. I have to put a name out there specifically, Ron I believe his... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
afondren122197
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Gainesville, Florida
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1041 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6914
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

The Bait Box is a historic store that houses everything for a fisherman or beachgoer and some pretty cool souvenirs too! I found that because they own their own bait catching boats their baits were consistently fresher and livelier than other vendors I visited on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank fishmisshayden
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thanks, Frank. So glad you had a good experience at The Bait Box!

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Great place. Horrible management. I have to put a name out there specifically, Ron I believe his name was, it happened on two separate occasions when I was in there I overheard him talking down to his staff, calling them stupid and cursing at them...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank afondren122197
Reviewed 2 July 2018

June 2018, we spent a week on Sanibel and this was one of our first stops. We bought rods and reels and asked the guys what we needed to catch fish shore casting. Was not expensive and they set us up with frozen shrimp and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank timothyc908
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Timothy, thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. It is always our goal to be at our best!

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Your help with licence, gear and bait helped me to catch a 42 inch snook whilst on holiday from the UK.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gibsons1234
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

So glad you were able to get the most out of your fishing trip! Thank you for being one of our success stories!

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to buy bait and lures. The Staff at different times were helpful and more than willing to give tips on catching fish around Sanibel. Very clean well stocked inventory!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank larryG1222
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give this great review! Hope to see you in our store often!

Reviewed 22 January 2018

While staying in Sanibel in October 2017 I visited the Bait Box on two occasions and found the staff to be friendly and knowledgeable.The shop had a great selection of lures and some good tackle. I bought shrimp from the shop,they also had baitfish for...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank atmako
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you! We love hearing from you and are so glad you had a good experience with us! Ron Taverna

Reviewed 18 December 2017

We spend a lot of time and money at this shop. It is the only place we go for all fishing needs, advice and Bait Box gear. We love the Bimini Bay Fishing shirts, T's and all the extra's offered. Most helpful, always friendly and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lou A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

all you need for a day fishing very friendly and helpful staff good prices excellent bait und always a good advise where to go

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jan K
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We've been going down to Sanibel since 1977. And the Bait Box has been a mainstay for us ever since. As you turn onto Periwinkle Way, it is the first place we stop on our way to our Condo. Conveniently just across the street from...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank CharlyandSherry
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I buy a lot of Christmas Presents there. Everyone I know loves the fishing shirts, shorts, shoes, sandels and belts.... I buy a lot of stuff in that shop. I don't FISH so I cannot comment about the bait, but tons of people buy bait...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Mary D
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