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

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sunday on the beach ..4th of July weekend

beautiful beach with lots of shells...the water was gorgeous and just right only problem is VERY limited parking. Get there early

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

beautiful beach with lots of shells...the water was gorgeous and just right only problem is VERY limited parking. Get there early

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Perfect Perfect place for either fishing over the bridge or going to tan and lay out on the beach and watch the sunset and sunrise.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Is one of my favorite places to take visitors, as well and a place I love to go myself. The beach extends for quite a long way, the water has enough action to bring in shells but not beat you up like on the East Coast. Bring your own cooler with food and drink, and please pick up after yourself.... More 

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Lewistown, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Like Redfish Pass, this waterway is deeper on the estuary (east) side, with the west (Gulf) side having several sand bars. Know your depths, have a gauge, or at least a navigational chart before venturing in this area with any speed. Boats near land were running wide open (8' of water), while a helicopter had landed on a shoal several... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Spent wonderful hours going thru shells the ocean just kept bringing in!!!! MANY still "occupied", and I threw them back, but very lucky temps were good- the waves that brought them in drenched me, too!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Especially around low tide or negative low tide, will be able to see shells, shells and the beach is great to walk around.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

It is extremely famous in this region of Florida. You will find the sandbars, a bunch of them, many beautiful seashells get flung in this area, and it is oh, so relaxing. A must see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Great beach we would definitely be going back again!!!!! We found some amazing shells and it is super private. I would love to go back right now!

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Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

great fishing, amazing sea shells, cool wildlife and exploring places, very friendly people and paths to access the ocean pass

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Parrish, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Lovely beach to stroll and seek out shells, we unfortunately arrived to late in the tide chart and did not find as many as we had hoped to find. Best time to shell is low tide. Pay for parking by the hour.

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