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Sanibel Custom Charters

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495 E Lake Rd, 15001 Punta Rassa Road Fort Myers, FL 33918, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4319
+1 239-579-0371
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Awesome day fishing!

My boyfriend our five year old little girl and I all had a so much fun! thanks Captain for being... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Krista L
Fishing!

We chartered an inter coastal fishing trip for 5 adult women. It was awesome! Our guide was Brandt... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
Sarahans53
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Sanibel resident Captain Brandt Symes is year round, professional guide offering private inshore fishing charters, shelling trips, lunch cruises, sightseeing and eco-tours. From novice to die-hard angler, we fish the shallow backcountry of Sanibel, Captiva and Pine Island Sound for Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, and more. We genuinely enjoy taking all kinds of families fishing! LGBT friendly. Fully licensed and insured.
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495 E Lake Rd, 15001 Punta Rassa Road Fort Myers, FL 33918, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4319
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend our five year old little girl and I all had a so much fun! thanks Captain for being so great with our little shy one! Each of us caught fish, saw manatee pop their noses up, a sting ray glide by and mostly...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

We chartered an inter coastal fishing trip for 5 adult women. It was awesome! Our guide was Brandt Symes. I think he is the fish whisperer. We did a 4 hour trip and we caught at least 50 fish, most were big enough to keep...More

Thank Sarahans53
Captain Brandt S, Owner at Sanibel Custom Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Thank you! Ladies Days are always great fun. Come back again soon!

Reviewed July 3, 2017

We took a charter with Sanibel Custom Charters with Captain Brandt. We are a family of 5 with 3 children aged 14, 8 and 6. It was the highlight of our vacation and plan to make a family tradition every year when we come............Lord willing...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2017

We asked for a 6 hour combination shelling/eco/fishing experience. Contact was through the Captain's wife, who gave very clear directions on where to go, what to bring, etc. Captain Brandt was dedicated to seeing that we had the best, most informative, and enjoyable time possible,...More

Thank Fred K
Captain Brandt S, Owner at Sanibel Custom Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

So glad you had a good time! Next time we'll get you out to Cabbage Key, in addition to fishing. Nothing quite like dining on your personal catch of the day! Capt. Brandt and Carolynn

Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Capt. Brandt provides fantastic service, excellent conversation, and to top it off, we caught a bunch of trout and sheepshead with a few other species mixed in. Highly recommend using Capt. Brandt for an excellent experience.

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Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Great time and a beautiful day with friends out on the boat. The captain, Brant was very accommodating to all of us who were rusty at fishing. The boat was clean and orderly. He also handled the boat well. And we did catch fish!! Sea...More

Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We truly cannot say enough good things about Capt. Brandt and his wife, Carolynn. She is so lovely and helpful- booking was as easy as 123. He is super knowledgeable but also approachable and easy going. He does an awesome job ensuring you have a...More

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Carolynn S, Manager at Sanibel Custom Charters, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2016

Thank you so much Leah! Capt. Brandt truly strives to make each trip memorable. We really appreciate your kind words and glowing recommendation! Carolynn

Reviewed September 7, 2016

What a wonderful company from start to finish. We had a great time out on the water on a well designed / thought out boat. Captain Brandt has amazing patience and expertise about the area, boating, the tides, ecosystem around and FANTASIC INFO about the...More

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Carolynn S, General Manager at Sanibel Custom Charters, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2016

Thank you! We appreciate you taking the time to leave such an amazing review! Come back soon! Capt. Brandt and Carolynn

Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Stop now and book a trip with Captain Brandt! We just got back from a 4hr. fishin' trip with our 14yr old son and 8yr old daughter. I was concerned that my daughter might not enjoy this (her first time fishing). But both kids had...More

Thank SSWunder
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Took my family this morning on a half day fishing trip. Captain Brandt was so super friendly and knowledgeable about every aspect of the nature you will see and animals around you. My daughter never fished before and he took his time to teach her...More

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