Seven Seas Bait and Tackle is situated near “the fishingest bridge in the world”, that’s where Matlacha’s mainland connects to Matlacha’s barrier islands and spans a narrow section of Matlacha pass. In the event your wondering how to pronounce our infamous Indian name it’s ( MATT-LA-SHAY); Calusa for water to the chin.
Seven Seas Bait and Tackle has unsurpassed access to the waters you want to fish. From our docks you are just a couple minutes from fishing some of the best waters Southwest Florida has to offer. Even if you don’t know the waters or have a boat no problem, Jim Frock (owner) at Seven Seas Bait and Tackle can print you in the right direction.
Seven Seas can provide you with a variety of things you’ll need to be successful, bait (live and artificial), fishing tackle, charter captain scheduling, information on our local fishing trends and more … Oh did we mention that we’re just a short walk to “the fishingest bridge in the world”.
Unlike some topnotch fishing destinations, the intriguing thing about Matlacha is its plethora of attractions for non-anglers: galleries, shops, restaurants, landmarks and other visual curiosities …