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The Bait Box

1041 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6914
+1 239-472-1618
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Good bait, great gear, and excellent advice.

We come to Sanibel every year for family vacation. My son decided to try fishing a few years ago... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
BrowerFam
,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Super helpful

We went for a fishing license and bait. They had a lot of good advice for places to fish and how to... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
AngelaMarie315
,
Waynesville, Missouri
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  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
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1041 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6914
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+1 239-472-1618
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We come to Sanibel every year for family vacation. My son decided to try fishing a few years ago. I know nothing about it, so we depended on local sources to help us learn about proper gear, techniques, bait, locations, etc. We visited other bait...More

Thank BrowerFam
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Hey, thanks! We enjoyed having you guys here! So glad you were satisfied with our shop and our staff. Hope to see you again next year. Tight lines!!

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We went for a fishing license and bait. They had a lot of good advice for places to fish and how to fish the area.

Thank AngelaMarie315
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you AngelaMarie! It was our pleasure. We are so glad our advice helped!

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the Bait Box In Sanibel for seven years now and it just recently occurred to me that I have never commented on my experience. So here it is... If you are looking for an odor free, clean place, to rent...More

1  Thank Jeff S
Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you, Jeff. We look forward to you and your family visiting us year after year! We all know that people will run to post a bad experience but few will take time for a good review. We all had fun while you were here!...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

We have been to all the bait stores on the island and believe the bait box is the best one. They have the most professional and knowledgeable staff and have always been very kind and generous to us. Thanks so much for excellent customer service...More

Thank shanenchar
Ron T, General Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thanks for the kind words! We work hard to keep the tradition of good service. It is always nice to bring smiles to folks like you! Thank you for being part of our little slice of paradise.

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Been coming here close to 10 years. *Management* doesn't really seem to know much about fishing. On multiple occasions I've been given false information and wrong advice. Two younger employees really seem passionate about their fishing and have never steered me in the wrong directions....More

Thank BillStew2943
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I hate to say it, but I agree with some of the prior posts on The Bait Box. I've always been a big fan of The Bait Box for 10 years, but it's getting hard to be loyal. Staff is rude with the exception of...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in while down on business for an impromptu fishing day. They got me set up with a rental, bait and advice which all made for an awesome day ending in a delicious dinner of my catch. I've rented equipment in various places (I really...More

1  Thank sanibelle13
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Always drop a good amount of money in this shop. Found some awesome fishing shirts that are now my favorite and am anxious to get a short sleeve one. They always have loads of tackle, excellent bait options, accessories galore and great prices. Our first...More

1  Thank Lou A
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

When I'm vacationing on the island, I go to the Bait Box for all of my rental and licensing needs. I always catch a good number of small fish off of the pier, and have a fun time.

Thank jfinch2387
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Great guys! Very helpful. Have bought both bait here and fishing gear. Will not go Anywhere else on the island for our fishing needs.

Thank VickiS74
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