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Great fishing spot

We stay yearly down here. My husband and family members go down nightly to fish. They do a fish and... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2019
Mundelein, Illinois
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Water way

We did canoeing in redfis pass, watched mischievous sea otters steal lunch off of docked boats as... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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Redfish is known for its spring and summer snook fishing.
Captiva Island, FL
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

We stay yearly down here. My husband and family members go down nightly to fish. They do a fish and release. They came back to our unit the other night exhausted. Husband said it was the most fish they have ever caught in one time....More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank mmcw9989
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We did canoeing in redfis pass, watched mischievous sea otters steal lunch off of docked boats as well as canoeing inland waterways across small islands.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank thestonecutter
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Redfish Pass is on the north side of South Seas Resort and a great place to take your camera early in the morning, at sunset or at changing tides. The current flows fast in these multi-colored waters flowing to and from the Gulf of Mexico...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bill B
Reviewed April 15, 2018

This area is one of my husband's favorite places to fish. I love being there and all that I can see from there...all kinds of fish, dolphins, and sharks.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank mmcw9989
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Easy to get to by boat whether from Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Sanibel Island or Pine Island. Peaceful beautiful waters that are usually a soft turquise tone. Do not miss if you are out boating, but watch for shallow water. Absolutely beautiful!

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank MichiganMillionaire
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Our time share is beside Redfish Pass and it is very relaxing to watch the tide come in and out with boats in the current. We watch fishermen, dolphins, manatees and birds. Bring a camera, binoculars and fishing gear. If you're fortunate enough to visit...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Lots of fish- follow the birds and the dolphins and there you are! Hire a boat captain or go on your own- a lovely calm water atmosphere

Date of experience: November 2017
Reviewed April 23, 2017

we are not great fisherman, just a family with a boat on vacation. the kids caught a lot of catfish and small grouper and were so happy! we also drove over the the nearby sandbar, swam and checked out the sunken sailboat.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Tish M
Reviewed April 18, 2017

We enjoyed this place, bring a book or just plan on sitting and watching the world go by. Bring an umbrella and drinks. Need shade this time of year on Florida. Better yet, wear long sleeve sun block shirts. Especially the kids. Highly recommend

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank D H
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Unless you are staying on the property. The last two miles of Captiva (the drivable last two miles) are private property. This wasn't clear to us from any of our research. We have small children and didn't come prepared for a two mile walk, so...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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July 16, 2017|
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Response from karen398 | Reviewed this property |
I've heard that you can dine at the resort's restaurant, then drive to Redfish without actually staying at the resort.
Judy K
January 24, 2016|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
No, no ferry. Not really a land destination. Both south , South Seas Island Resort, and north, Kohler Plumbing Family, are private lands. Many private fishing guides will take you there for fishing.