We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Santiva Saltwater Fishing

Features Animals
15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
+1 239-472-1779
Review Highlights
Beautiful, fun morning!

My daughter & family have been booking trips with Captain Jim or son Jimmy for about 5 years... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Joleen K
Topeka, Kansas
via mobile
Great morning with Captain Jim

My wife and I along with another couple went out on a fishing trip with Captain Jim Burnsed. All of... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
DeLand, Florida
via mobile
Read all 79 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Santiva Saltwater Fishing is owned and operated Captain Jim Burnsed and his family. Capt. Jim Burnsed is a 3rd generation Floridian who began fishing the Sanibel-Captiva waters as a professional guide over 30 years ago. Along with his sons, Capt. Jimmy Burnsed & Capt. Rob McKay, Capt. Jim offers guided fishing, shelling, snorkeling, and wildlife/eco - tours for every age and level of experience. Santiva Saltwater Fishing is located at the Tween Waters Marina on Captiva.
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“captain jim” (18 reviews)
“trout” (22 reviews)
“lizard fish” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
+1 239-472-1779
Write a ReviewReviews (79)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

My daughter & family have been booking trips with Captain Jim or son Jimmy for about 5 years & wouldn’t use anyone else. This time I got to go along & we had a blast! We caught lots of grouper, trout, lizard fish & perch....More

Thank Joleen K
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I along with another couple went out on a fishing trip with Captain Jim Burnsed. All of us are novices in regards to saltwater fishing. We had a fantastic morning on the water and caught a lot of fish. Captain Jim is...More

Thank LavonandSue
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Had a great trip fishing with Captain Jim this week! Our kids, 7 and 10, like to fish and were excited to try to catch our lunch. Captain Jim was patient and helpful and took us to a great spot. In the first hour, we...More

Thank Margo M
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Even though the wind didn't cooperate we had a great afternoon with Captain Jim. We were a large group of 10, so we split in half with Captain Jim and Captain Jimmy. We caught a few fish, and we saw wild manatees and dolphins up...More

1  Thank lindsaylur
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Our group (4 adults and two kids ages 9 and 10) went out with Captain Jim on March 30 and had the time of our lives. The Captain really knew where to go to find the fish. Over the course of three hours, the two...More

Thank Katharine W
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Full day with captain Jim. Morning with the Grand kids for shelling and exploring. That didn't go well as the 1 year old had a melt down. Not Jim's fault. In the afternoon the big kids (30 somethings) and grand pa went out. Skip the...More

Thank Mrchubs
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Great day fishing with Captain Rob leaving from Tween Waters Marina. Our group had 5 women and Captain Rob made us feel welcome and we had a blast! The trip started with Captain Rob asking us what we wanted to to accomplish, and we all...More

1  Thank Tears47
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Captain Jim and CJ were great guides and gave us history of the various islands. We caught plenty of snapper and trout to keep and take to the Lazy Flamingo to prepare. Couldn't keep up with the black tip sharks as we caught over 40...More

1  Thank Mama4Q
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We have used Santiva saltwater fishing for many years. They have always been great. They are very knowledgeable. They will always put you on the fish. This time we caught lots of Lady fish. Yes, bait fish for bigger fish. We also caught lots of...More

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Every July my wife, brother-in-law, and I travel down to Captive for the fourth-of-July weekend. Every year, we consistently used Santiva Fishing for a 3 or 4 hour fishing charter. The past two experiences have taught us that this year, it is time to move...More

6  Thank John M
Nearby Restaurants
Old Captiva House
799 reviews
.07 km away
Keylime Bistro
1,599 reviews
1.37 km away
The Bubble Room Restaurant
3,761 reviews
1.42 km away
RC Otter's Island Eats
1,429 reviews
1.40 km away
Nearby Attractions
Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea
161 reviews
1.25 km away
175 reviews
.09 km away
New Moon Sailing
43 reviews
.00 km away
Captiva Island Historical Society's History Gallery
15 reviews
1.17 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Deb W
15 May 2015|
Response from Amy M | Property representative |
Our guides run center console, open fishermen boats that range in size from 23' to 25' and there is no restroom on board the boat. However, there is a restroom at the marina available before and after your trip.