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Address: 4765 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
Phone Number: +1 239-247-8288
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Paradise Charters would like to welcome you aboard our 2014 Tidewater. We...

Paradise Charters would like to welcome you aboard our 2014 Tidewater. We offer backwater fishing, and custom charters for parties of up to 6. We can specialize any trip to meet your needs. It is our goal at Paradise Charters to make sure you have a safe, fun and memorable time. We sail out of the beautiful Snook Bight Marina that is behind the Publix grocery store which is mid island. From beginners to pros, let's go!

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Great fishing experience, for the beginner as well as the experienced!

My husband and I chose the 1-5 pm charter to go near shore fishing. We had a blast and caught a great variety of fish. Captain Ryan was awesome! On our way back to the marina... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Gonny E
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North Andover, Massachusetts

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I chose the 1-5 pm charter to go near shore fishing. We had a blast and caught a great variety of fish. Captain Ryan was awesome! On our way back to the marina, we saw lots of dolphins and the sun setting was gorgeous. After he cleaned the fish, we went home and had a delicious seafood... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Anyone with fishing experience will tell you that fishing is a game of chance. Your guide is knowledgeable of where fish are found but there's no guarantee of success. My son and grandson went out Thursday August 4, 2016 with Capt Ryan and found him easy to speak with, he put us on fish and were they ever biting! We... More 

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Thank Jon C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

First off we are a family of six. The boat holds six passengers, not really it only has 3 padded seats making for an uncomfortable ride to say the least. One of the poles was really bad barely wanted to reel in. I thought I would be able to fish without tending to my children's lines but every time they... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Captain Ryan put on right on the fish. We had non stop action and he was a great captain! He cleaned our catch and we ate it the same day at a local restaurant! We also saw some dolphins and caught 9-10 different species of fish!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Great day fishing! 33” - 30 # Crying Gag Grouper- it’s called a Crying Gag because season closed 12/30/15. Also biggest Gag Shawn has caught on his boat this year. Not to brag, but I also hold the record for the largest Black Tip Shark on the boat. 40”- 50 # Goliath Grouper- just a baby but it was fun... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Paradise Charters is a top notch service.... Not only did we catch I monster snook as well as 36 other fish covering 11 species we also learned so much about the ecosystem around us. The captain answered question after question about things we saw, the boat, his life, and why he loves what he does so much. I will be... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Hey Beau, I had such a great time with you and your wife! You made an amazing catch that day on that snook....congratulations. Looking forward to seeing you next time. Thanks so much Capt. Shawn Tight lines and good fishing! More 

Warkwickshire, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

We had a great trip out with Cap'n Sean, weather was perfect and Sean was super friendly informative and helpful. We landed plenty of fish to take home and eat....and even Sean got excited with the unexpected catch...a 4' hammerhead! Thanks so much Sean - Dick and Mark hope to fish with you again soon!

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Hey Mark, I had such a great day on the water with you and Dick. Yall did a great job. It was super fun fighting the shark on light tackle. So glad yall had a good time. I couldn't do what I do without great people like yourselves. Thanks so much! Tight lines and good fishing. Capt. Shawn More 

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This was my 2nd time back with Capt. Shawn, first time was with my son and we caught over 100 fish that day. This time I decided to take my wife. We had a great time fishing and caught 12 species of fish. I caught a trophy Florida Snook, a sting ray and Hooked into a total of 5 Gigantic... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Excellent day of fishing. Joe, I had such a great time with you and Shelby. That was an outstanding catch. We are so fortunate to have such a great fishery here in Florida to be able to share with wonderful people like yourselves. Thanks so much. Tight lines and good fishing. Capt. Shawn More 

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

I have never been fishing in the ocean until a few weeks ago. It was a wonderful adventure being on the open waters and catching 14 different species. Initially we wanted to stay in the back bay because I have never been out in the ocean on a boat, but the weather was cooperative and the waters were calm, so... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Hey Annie, I had such a great day with you and your husband. It is always great to have honeymooners. I am so glad that yall had fun and that you enjoyed your fish. Tight lines and good fishing. Capt. Shawn More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Had a charter scheduled with Captain Shawn and knew because of the heavy rains and changing temperature that fishing was going to be challenging. When we arrived, Captain Shawn gave us a run down on the plan for the day. Hit the docks for red fish on the outgoing tide, on to the pass for drift fishing for mangrove snapper,... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to be on the water with yall. I couldnt do what I do without wonderful people like yourselves. Looking forward to our next charter. Tight lines and good fishing. Capt. Shawn More 

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