Who We Are
Sanibel & Captiva Islands #1 Bait, Tackle & Charter Shop
Since 2017, We've been voted the' 'Best' Sanibel fishing charter, fishing equipment store & fishing guide! With our complete selection of bait, tackle & apparel for all types of fishing, we're sure you'll be wow'ed and feel comfortable asking our friendly and knowledgable staff of local & professional fishing enthusiasts. If we don't have something you're looking for, we can get it or point in the right direction of where to find it.
Whitney opens Whitney's Bait & Tackle at 1554 Periwinkle Way after noticing the need for a real tackle with quality customer service
Whitney's introduces his Sanibel fly fishing department with beautiful display of rods, reels, flies & all the hottest gear you need to catch the fish you're looking for
We continue to be the #1 Sanibel fishing supply store. Stop by to ask us anything & check out our full inventory of all things fishing related!
We are Sanibel's #1 full service bait & tackle shop!
If there's something you don't see, just ask! We are here to get you #HookedOnSanibel! Whether you're looking for a guide to put you on something specific, or you just need the knowledge to do it yourself, we are your source for all things fishing and it's our passion to share it with you!
Meet the team at Whitney's
The man, they myth, the legend! Captain Whitney Jones is your local expert on all things fishing! Originally from Kitty…
Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Jarrett is the nephew to Whitney & carries on the tradition of fishing in the Jones…
Originally from Dover, Massachusetts, Captain Nate has been fishing the waters of Sanibel & the surrounding area for the past…
Jim is a long time friend and the store manager at Whitney's Bait & Tackle. Follow Jim on Facebook
Captain Pat Bracher is our Key West charter captain partner. Captain Pat operates Overtime Flats Fishing Charters where they specialize…
What They Say About Us
Went here based on the reviews and was not disappointed. Great service and did not try to add on sales, gave excellent advice. Loved the early hours. Will definitely return !!!!!7/11/2019
- Matthew Jerkovic
Walked in there not knowing everything about fishing in the oceans. Only have knowledge of fishing up North for bigger fish like muskies and Northern. These guys were very helpful and would recommend going there for anyone who wants to do some fishing while they're on Sanibel Island7/08/2019
- Lloyd Hood
Definitely our go-to for anything fishing-related including bait an excellent advice highly recommended7/01/2019
- Kevin Seibert
Best bait shop around, great customer service. Everything you need for your fishing trip.6/03/2019
- Gary Jennifer
Great information on fishing. Very helpful and friendly.. Best bait and tackle shop on the Island6/03/2019
- Colin Bradley Smith
Been going to Whit’s since he opened shop. Killer dude with the right stuff on the shelves. Been out a few times with him and his guys and we’ve fished against them just as much... they never disappoint! Couldn’t do as good as we do without ‘em!5/27/2019
- Guy Lewis
Awesome Rod And Reels-Best Bait On The Island!!! Convenient Location and Friendly Staff!! Biggest 🦐Shrimp Around!!!5/27/2019
- Misty Wells
Great tackle shop everything you need awesome staff5/18/2019
- Perry Smith
Excellent place for fishing tackle needs and live bait .5/06/2019