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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...more
Spent 5 hours out with Josh and had an awesome time. Myself and my 10 and 14 year old sons. We caught mackerel, needle fish, trout, grouper and a 5 foot lemon shark and had a brief stop off at a sand bar for the...More
My family and I have been fishing with Capt. Jimmy for almost 12 years now and have nothing but great things to say about the experience. Jimmy has been great with kids and adults alike. We've caught everything from sharks to tarpon to sea trout...More
We had yet another splendid fishing trip with Captain Jim despite the fishing being slow. Jim did his best to find us a productive fishing spot. We have fished multiple times with Captain Jim. He is knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.
After reading so many great reviews, we were really looking forward to our outing with Rob while on spring break with our family of five, including three teens. Rob was obviously having a busy day having just returned from a trip with another family that...More
My daughter & family have been booking trips with Captain Jim or son Jimmy for about 5 years & wouldn’t use anyone else. This time I got to go along & we had a blast! We caught lots of grouper, trout, lizard fish & perch....More
My wife and I along with another couple went out on a fishing trip with Captain Jim Burnsed. All of us are novices in regards to saltwater fishing. We had a fantastic morning on the water and caught a lot of fish. Captain Jim is...More
Had a great trip fishing with Captain Jim this week! Our kids, 7 and 10, like to fish and were excited to try to catch our lunch. Captain Jim was patient and helpful and took us to a great spot. In the first hour, we...More
Even though the wind didn't cooperate we had a great afternoon with Captain Jim. We were a large group of 10, so we split in half with Captain Jim and Captain Jimmy. We caught a few fish, and we saw wild manatees and dolphins up...More
Our group (4 adults and two kids ages 9 and 10) went out with Captain Jim on March 30 and had the time of our lives. The Captain really knew where to go to find the fish. Over the course of three hours, the two...More
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.