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The Bait Box

1041 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6914
+1 239-472-1618
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While staying in Sanibel in October 2017 I visited the Bait Box on two occasions and found the... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
atmako
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Orlando, Florida
Always Helpful Bait Box

We spend a lot of time and money at this shop. It is the only place we go for all fishing needs... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Lou A
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Lafayette, Indiana
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1041 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6914
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

While staying in Sanibel in October 2017 I visited the Bait Box on two occasions and found the staff to be friendly and knowledgeable.The shop had a great selection of lures and some good tackle. I bought shrimp from the shop,they also had baitfish for...More

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Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you! We love hearing from you and are so glad you had a good experience with us! Ron Taverna

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

We spend a lot of time and money at this shop. It is the only place we go for all fishing needs, advice and Bait Box gear. We love the Bimini Bay Fishing shirts, T's and all the extra's offered. Most helpful, always friendly and...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

all you need for a day fishing very friendly and helpful staff good prices excellent bait und always a good advise where to go

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We've been going down to Sanibel since 1977. And the Bait Box has been a mainstay for us ever since. As you turn onto Periwinkle Way, it is the first place we stop on our way to our Condo. Conveniently just across the street from...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I buy a lot of Christmas Presents there. Everyone I know loves the fishing shirts, shorts, shoes, sandels and belts.... I buy a lot of stuff in that shop. I don't FISH so I cannot comment about the bait, but tons of people buy bait...More

Thank Mary D
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Reviewed 28 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
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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!!

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Reviewed 11 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.

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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!

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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
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Ron T, Manager at The Bait Box, responded to this reviewResponded 24 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

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Reviewed 4 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

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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.

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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

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