Fishing Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island offers some of the finest fishing in all of Florida. Snook, tarpon, redfish, sea trout, and a variety of others can all readily be caught within a few hundred yards of each other. Sanibel is truly a fisherman’s dream come true. The following pages will try to give you a head start on your Sanibel Island fishing trip by providing some key areas to fish, which baits work best for what, an identification guide, and more.

Fishing Areas

Baits and Rigs for fishing Sanibel Waters

Most often caught fish identification table

Rules and Regs

Sanibel Island Lighthouse
Sanibel Island Lighthouse