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“Relaxing morning on the water”

Captain Randys Fishy Business
Ranked #7 of 17 Tours in Captiva Island
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Owner description: Customer parking at the marnia with clean restrooms,drinks and snacks available in marina office also Pelicans Roost clothing store with a great selection of women and mens resort wear,poolbar grill,spa and resturants are open to the public and can be used before or after a charter.
Reviewed November 26, 2013

Captain Randy provided exactly what the family needed on our little excursion around Captiva and North Captiva Islands. He's a local so he knows the scoop on the McMansions and all of the history of the area. We were able to view manatee, dolphins, eagles, A SHARK!!!, and lots of sealife. Mostly motored around and had him talk about the island. Stopped to go snorkeling. It was a relaxing 3-4 hours and this family of 5 (with three teenagers) enjoyed the trip. Thanks, Capt. Randy. Recommend boat shoes, hat, sunscreen, towel and food and drink for the trip!

1  Thank Nancy S
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Captain R, Owner at Captain Randys Fishy Business, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2013

Hi Nancey thanks for your review, this area is like a aquarium lots of wildlife sharing the same water it has a relaxing effect on most people the snorkeling is a fun way to see lots of different species and to burn up energy in 3 teenagers hope to see your family again Captain Randy

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Reviewed October 21, 2013

On short notice we booked an afternoon charter with Randy. He was very accommodating with the timing of the trip.

We orginally wanted to just fish during the charter, but based on Randy's recommendation we did some shelling, snorkeling and fishing. We were really glad to be able to combine all these activites during one afternoon charter trip, it helped keep our 13 & 10 yo kids entertained.

Also, seeing dophins up close was a memorable highlight of the trip.

Would definitely charter another trip with Randy, without any hesitation.

Thank JPMamason
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Captain R, Owner at Captain Randys Fishy Business, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2013

Thanks for your review Jodi!!! Fishing ,shelling ,snorkeling and dolphin watching are fun activities for families and create lasting memories ,thanks for letting me be apart of your vacation

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Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

After looking and searching for a day cruise for shelling and site seeing..I discovered Capt Randy..you can spend money and do a cruise with one of the other companies...or you can book with Captain Randy where you will get the biggest bang for your Buck...he was flexible, knowledgable, and loads of fun! We snorkeled and shelled. We saw manatees that actually came right up to the boat...and dolphins that played in the boats wake and also came up to check us out..you will not be disappointed by choosing Captain Randy. Thanks for the great adventure!

Thank missohio2
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Captain R, Owner at Captain Randys Fishy Business, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2013

Thank you for posting missohio2 I try to mix the activites up so you get a upclose look at what Captiva-Sanibel has to offer, looking forward to another trip Thanks again Captain Randy

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Reviewed August 3, 2013

We booked a 4-hour charter with Randy, of Captain Randy's Fishy Business, and had a great time. He knows the area very well, told us some great stories as we traveled to the fishing areas. When we docked, my husband instantly caught red drum and snook and said he needed a trout to get the River Slam. Randy took us to a spot where he knew there would be trout. Hubby was very satisfied with the fishing and I enjoyed Randy's sense of humor and stories. Great half day on the water and his name "fishy business" is truth in advertising. We indeed caught a lot of fish.

Thank JaneyZee
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Captain R, Owner at Captain Randys Fishy Business, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2013

Thanks for your response Janey it helps to hear from my customers they are the judge of how we are doing. The photos tell the story thanks for posting see you soon Captain Randy

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Reviewed January 28, 2013

Captain Randy, who docks at the Tween Waters Marina, took our family out twice in January 2013. He is very flexible and really enjoys the enjoyment of his guests. We changed our minds several times re objectives of these days, resulting in rather serendipity interests which he enthusiastically accommodated each time. We especially enjoyed a long ride photographing dolphins jumping the wake. Captain Randy seemed to have a sixth sense re where the dolphins were likely to follow us. We also spent relaxing afternoons shelling on Cayo Costa, followed by fishing. Great days. Will definitely call him again when there next November.

Thank SheWalksFar
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Captain R, Owner at Captain Randys Fishy Business, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2013

Thanks for your response! Its great to hear from you looking forward to seeing and entertaining your family in the future !!! Captain Randy

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