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The Bait Box

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Great place. Horrible management. I have to put a name out there specifically, Ron I believe his... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
afondren122197
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Gainesville, Florida
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Extremely Helpful folks and all the equipment we needed

June 2018, we spent a week on Sanibel and this was one of our first stops. We bought rods and reels... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
timothyc908
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1041 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6914
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Great place. Horrible management. I have to put a name out there specifically, Ron I believe his name was, it happened on two separate occasions when I was in there I overheard him talking down to his staff, calling them stupid and cursing at them...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018

June 2018, we spent a week on Sanibel and this was one of our first stops. We bought rods and reels and asked the guys what we needed to catch fish shore casting. Was not expensive and they set us up with frozen shrimp and...More

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Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Timothy, thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. It is always our goal to be at our best!

Reviewed June 25, 2018

Your help with licence, gear and bait helped me to catch a 42 inch snook whilst on holiday from the UK.

Thank Gibsons1234
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

So glad you were able to get the most out of your fishing trip! Thank you for being one of our success stories!

Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to buy bait and lures. The Staff at different times were helpful and more than willing to give tips on catching fish around Sanibel. Very clean well stocked inventory!

Thank larryG1222
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give this great review! Hope to see you in our store often!

Reviewed January 22, 2018

While staying in Sanibel in October 2017 I visited the Bait Box on two occasions and found the staff to be friendly and knowledgeable.The shop had a great selection of lures and some good tackle. I bought shrimp from the shop,they also had baitfish for...More

Thank atmako
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Thank you! We love hearing from you and are so glad you had a good experience with us! Ron Taverna

Reviewed December 18, 2017

We spend a lot of time and money at this shop. It is the only place we go for all fishing needs, advice and Bait Box gear. We love the Bimini Bay Fishing shirts, T's and all the extra's offered. Most helpful, always friendly and...More

Thank Lou A
Reviewed October 3, 2017

all you need for a day fishing very friendly and helpful staff good prices excellent bait und always a good advise where to go

Thank Jan K
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We've been going down to Sanibel since 1977. And the Bait Box has been a mainstay for us ever since. As you turn onto Periwinkle Way, it is the first place we stop on our way to our Condo. Conveniently just across the street from...More

1  Thank CharlyandSherry
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

I buy a lot of Christmas Presents there. Everyone I know loves the fishing shirts, shorts, shoes, sandels and belts.... I buy a lot of stuff in that shop. I don't FISH so I cannot comment about the bait, but tons of people buy bait...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed July 27, 2017

We come to Sanibel every year for family vacation. My son decided to try fishing a few years ago. I know nothing about it, so we depended on local sources to help us learn about proper gear, techniques, bait, locations, etc. We visited other bait...More

Thank BrowerFam
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

Hey, thanks! We enjoyed having you guys here! So glad you were satisfied with our shop and our staff. Hope to see you again next year. Tight lines!!

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