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Address: North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL
Activities: Fishing
Description: Porpoises will eat the fish you release at Captiva Pass.

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This is just a short bridge that connects Sanibel Island to Captiva Island. There is a small beach just to the left of the pass which provides limited parking for a fee. If the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Ft. Lauderdale
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is just a short bridge that connects Sanibel Island to Captiva Island. There is a small beach just to the left of the pass which provides limited parking for a fee. If the tide is low you are able to walk under this connection bridge. Enjoy.

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Tamarac, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

If you want some fun, sun, sand, shells, relaxation and me time, then this is the place to go! If you are with the one you love, it makes your time more special there. Peaceful and loving and time for special words.

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Titusville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

On previous visits we have taken this pass by small boat and used it to visit all around the island; although the leeward side is less volatile than the ocean side. There is a strong current and parents need to be mindful of their children as they venture into the water. Fishing with the tide flow is best. This time... More 

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Warren, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful place North Captiva is. Perfect for those sunset's. Parking is another thing though better rent a golf cart or scooter. Beaches are great for shelling ok for swimming but this is a shelling resort island.

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Ravenna, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Always a great spot. Throw a line in, enjoy the sun, peace and quiet. We like to visit in the fall when the munchkins are back in school.

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Haddock, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stopped here when we saw people doing the Sanibel Stoop :) The water was VERY dangerous to get in, but there were men fishing on the shore lines. Seashells were abundant!!

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

All of North Captiva Island is very peaceful and quiet but being near water makes it even better. Awesome place for shelling. The current through the pass is very strong so don't go swimming in there and anchor your boat or you'll keep drifting. Get yourself over to the Cayo Costa side of the pass, because that's where the shells... More 

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burnsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

make sure you stay for the sunsets they are world class. they hauled in sand so the beaches are very wide yet steep this year. a favorite place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Very nice beaches. The sand is not as powdery as Fort Myers Beach but it is still nice, and very peaceful. Good spot for shelling too!

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Went out with Jim Burnsed- had a great time. Unfortunately a storm the week before was making the fish a little shy. But we did manage to hook up a couple of small sharks. Thanks Jim for a great day.

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Address: Address: North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island

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