Captain
James Branca

Member since July 2017 Sanibel, 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

Sanibel, 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

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Sanibel
 2 bookings in the past week.
trips from $1,200

Customer Reviews

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A great day on the water!!
A great day on the water!!
A great day on the water!!
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Alex B.
Chicago, IL
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A great day on the water!!

VERIFIED   Full Day 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
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Full Day Trip - One of the best!

VERIFIED   Full Day 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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Lyle R.
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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Awesome grouper trip with tie one on!

VERIFIED   Full Day 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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Robert W.
Northport, NY
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 12, 2021
Had a great time and caught lots of fish.  The day went as planned and it couldn’t have been better.
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William M.
Kenton Vale, KY
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 30, 2021
Fantastic trip, Jimmy and Alex put us on fish all day long perfect day.  We will book hi again for sure.
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