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Santiva Saltwater Fishing

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“captain jim”(19 reviews)
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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
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15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
+1 239-472-1779
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All reviews captain jim trout lizard fish catch fish highly recommend capt a lot of fun great with kids great morning jimmy charter blast captiva seagulls fisherman
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

.We had fished with Jimmy years ago and I was certain he would put us on the fish again and he came thru despite high wind and rough seas.

Thank trouttaker
Reviewed July 2, 2018

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

Thank timothyc908
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank constructionlawva
Reviewed April 8, 2018

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.

1  Thank Alpena-JD
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

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

5  Thank Kathy V
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank LavonandSue
Reviewed April 20, 2017

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

Thank Margo M
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank lindsaylur
Reviewed April 1, 2017

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

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Deb W
May 15, 2015|
Response from Amy M | Property representative |
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.