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My name is Captain Shawn Kelly. I’ve been a Professional USCG registered Captain for more than 16 years. For the last 10+ years, I have dedicated my career to the waters of Pine Island Sound with a special focus on Sanibel and Captiva. I am proud to...more
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Family of 4 left at 8am 78 degrees blue sky. Shawn met us with smile and took us all over the bay around Captiva. He is always there to be helpful when needed and leaves you space as well. We caught lady fish early and...More
Enjoyed every moment of the trip! Captain was super knowledgeable and considerate. Loves to fish and seems to love his job. Knew exactly where to go and gave us a great deal! Patient teacher and a good one too. He took us to a bunch...More
I booked two great trips with Shawn this week. I had fished with Shawn a few times many years ago before kids. This time, he took my wife, me and two young kids out fishing one morning. Shawn is great with kids and makes sure...More
Our family has been lucky to fish with Capt. Shawn Kelly for the past seven years. Redfish, snook, sea trout, grouper, red snapper... Sean is incredibly knowledgeable about the waters here and always finds the fish and makes the day memorable. Our teenage son looks...More
With the horrible red tide, our plan to do our usual fishing from the beach was not an option. But needing to get in some fishing time we booked a morning with Capt. Shawn Kelly. He did a wonderful job to make sure he put...More
Captain Shawn Kelly is a great guide and knows where all the best fishing sites are in Captiva and Sanibel! He was always quick to help our daughter cast into just the right spot to find a fish and was committed to everyone having a...More
I took my second trip with Capt. Shawn Kelly August 9th in the middle of the largest red tide in decades. I wasn't sure what to expect under these conditions but as always Captain Shawn came through! He put me in a cove surrounded by...More
Best decision we made two years ago was to call Capt Shawn for a fishing trip. My boys were 12 & 15 at the time and had no experience with fishing. Capt Shawn was super with showing them how to use the reels and bring...More
Drove from Tennessee for this trip and as usual, we weren’t disappointed! In our book, he is hands down the best on the west coast. Something nice about catching your own dinner. We are repeat customers with Captain Shawn and we’re already planning next year!
Capt Shawn had us hitting fish within the first few minutes that our lines hit the water. We had a great time catching snapper, trout, and shark - not to mention the coutless skipjacks and mackrell. We had a 14 and an 8 year old...More