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Island Fishing

Sanibel Island is known around the fishing world as a fantastic destination for fishermen of all kinds. Perhaps best known for the Snook that prowls the inshore and shallow gulf water, Sanibel is also known for its Tarpon runs and Redfish.

You can hire a skilled guide to take you offshore to fish the wrecks and artificial reefs for Cobia, Snapper, Grouper, and sharks, or into the back bays to hunt for Seatrout, Redfish, and Snook. Did you know that the first Tarpon ever caught on rod and reel was caught right here, in Tarpon Bay, in 1885! 

Bailey's General Store is a true old-fashioned general store that focuses on it's customer service and offers quality produce, meet, fresh local seafood, to give customers everyt

(239) 472-1516

Tarpon Bay Explorers has what you need to have a complete island fishing experience, including pontoon boats and motorized canoes, fishing equipment, tackle, bait shop, fishing l

(239) 472-8900