Redfish Pass, Captiva Island

#10 of 21 in Nature in Southwest Gulf Coast
Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Redfish Pass is a strait in Florida that connects Pine Island Sound with the Gulf of Mexico. It also separates Captiva Island on the south from North Captiva Island on the north. The pass was created by the hurricane of 1921 which divided the once larger Captiva Island. It is named after the many redfish caught in its channel soon after formation, and remains a popular sports fishing destination in Southwest Florida.

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  • Perfect spot for sunrise views and fishing, dolphin play in the pass, just a great place of nature adoration.  more »
  • The island you see across the way is N. Captiva. The waters looks dangerous with undercurrents all over the place. Also heard sharks are plentiful in this area as they're waiting on all the fish...  more »
  • You owe it to yourself to visit and enjoy the beaches, great fishing too.
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