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Redfish Pass

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This is one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Easy to get to by boat whether from Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Sanibel Island or Pine Island. Peaceful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cape Coral, Florida
relaxing and beautiful place

Our time share is beside Redfish Pass and it is very relaxing to watch the tide come in and out... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Columbus, Ohio
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Redfish is known for its spring and summer snook fishing.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fried fish” (7 reviews)
“great fishing” (4 reviews)
“water quality” (2 reviews)
Captiva Island, FL

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to by boat whether from Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Sanibel Island or Pine Island. Peaceful beautiful waters that are usually a soft turquise tone. Do not miss if you are out boating, but watch for shallow water. Absolutely beautiful!

Thank MichiganMillionaire
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Our time share is beside Redfish Pass and it is very relaxing to watch the tide come in and out with boats in the current. We watch fishermen, dolphins, manatees and birds. Bring a camera, binoculars and fishing gear. If you're fortunate enough to visit...More

Thank phillipschick09
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Lots of fish- follow the birds and the dolphins and there you are! Hire a boat captain or go on your own- a lovely calm water atmosphere

Reviewed 23 April 2017

we are not great fisherman, just a family with a boat on vacation. the kids caught a lot of catfish and small grouper and were so happy! we also drove over the the nearby sandbar, swam and checked out the sunken sailboat.

2  Thank Tish M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We enjoyed this place, bring a book or just plan on sitting and watching the world go by. Bring an umbrella and drinks. Need shade this time of year on Florida. Better yet, wear long sleeve sun block shirts. Especially the kids. Highly recommend

2  Thank Diana H
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Unless you are staying on the property. The last two miles of Captiva (the drivable last two miles) are private property. This wasn't clear to us from any of our research. We have small children and didn't come prepared for a two mile walk, so...More

2  Thank karen398
Reviewed 29 January 2017

the fishing here is unbeatable. you dont have to do anything more then put a fresh shrimp from jensons on the line and you get bites within seconds. sheeps head, red fish, and tarpon are just some of the many fish you can easily catch...More

2  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a water pass between Captiva and North Captiva. Usually as the tides change the current through this pass move very quickly, especially along the shore. Because it is a direct communication between the gulf and the Bay ,if you throw in a fishing...More

3  Thank LFA11111
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Redfish Pass is a channel from the Gulf around the north side of Captiva island. We want sailing there during an Offshore Sailing School class. It's a fairly tight channel with a lot of shoal water on either side. Water quality varies with the tide...More

Thank RichBelanger
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Passed through 3/24/16 on way to south seas resort. Boat draft 4'. South seas website instructions for going through redfish pass helpful. Also called marina office for update. Least amount of water I saw was 8 feet. We had no problem. Clearly it's shallow outside...More

Thank bbanksp1
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Questions & Answers
17 July 2017|
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Response from karen398 | Reviewed this property |
I've heard that you can dine at the resort's restaurant, then drive to Redfish without actually staying at the resort.
Judy K
25 January 2016|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
No, no ferry. Not really a land destination. Both south , South Seas Island Resort, and north, Kohler Plumbing Family, are private lands. Many private fishing guides will take you there for fishing.