Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Captiva Island, Pine Island Sound, FL
Located to the north of well-known Sanibel Island, Captiva Island is located in Lee County, FL. The isand was originally part of nearby Sanibel Island, but a hurricane in 1926 created a new channel between the two, called Blind Pass. It is a barrier island to Pine Island. Pine Island Sound is to west of Captiva, and is the location of the Pine Island Sound Aquatic Preserve.
By Dave Cleaveland. Back in the 90’s I had a business that photographed golfers on several golf courses in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area. While they played, I would run to the photo lab (yes, it was actually film in those days), get the film processed, run back to the golf… Learn More
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