Captain
James Branca

Member since July 2017 Fort Myers, United States
Background
Captain James Branca fell in love with the water at a very young age. His SWFL fishing repertoire includes the waters from Marco Island, Naples, Sanibel, and Captiva Island to Bonita Springs and Ft. Myers Beach. Capt. James specializes in targeting Snapper and Grouper, as well as many other reef fish. Captain James holds a Federal Reef and Pelagic Permit, which allows him to legally harvest reef fish in federal waters.
Techniques
Bottom Reef Fishing for Grouper, Snapper, Porgy and other reef fish.

Hey, I'm Captain James Branca

Fort Myers, United States
Background
Captain James Branca fell in love with the water at a very young age. His SWFL fishing repertoire includes the waters from Marco Island, Naples, Sanibel, and Captiva Island to Bonita Springs and Ft. Myers Beach. Capt. James specializes in targeting Snapper and Grouper, as well as many other reef fish. Captain James holds a Federal Reef and Pelagic Permit, which allows him to legally harvest reef fish in federal waters.
Techniques
Bottom Reef Fishing for Grouper, Snapper, Porgy and other reef fish.

My Charter Listing

Tie One On Charter

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(23 reviews)
Fort Myers
trips from $1,500

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 23 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Fantastic Fishing
Fantastic Fishing
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Alex B.
Chicago, IL
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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A great day on the water!!

VERIFIED   9 Hour Trip on August 20, 2021
We had a great experience with Captain James and Alex fishing offshore.  This was our first time fishing off Sanibel and Captiva,...
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Sid B.
College Station, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full Day Trip - One of the best!

VERIFIED   9 Hour Trip on August 6, 2021
We booked a full day with Capt Jim and his first mate Alex. They were one of the best crews we have ever had and we have done...
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Brooke C.
Cheyenne, WY
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fantastic Fishing

VERIFIED   9 Hour Trip on March 18, 2022
Capt Jim and Alex were a terrific team and a pleasure to spend the day with. Not to mention the TON of fish we caught and were...
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Svitlana K.
Orlando, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Best offshore fishing 🎣

VERIFIED   9 Hour Trip on July 17, 2021
This was our second time with this team! Always so much fun!
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Lyle R.
Lehigh Acres, Florida
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Awesome grouper trip with tie one on!

VERIFIED   9 Hour Trip on April 7, 2021
Great trip out with captain Jim on his custom boat.  Boat was FAST!  Got us to the fishing grounds and maximized our fishing...
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