Paradise Charters

4765 Estero Boulevard
Fort Myers Beach FL, United States

Paradise Charters operates out of Fort Myers, Fl, running fantastic half and full day trips around this famous fishing nirvana. Fort Myers, on Florida’s western Gulf Coast, is as famous for its murky backwaters as for its prime access to the Gulf of Mexico, and these guys take full advantage of this fact on all their trips.

The 24 ft Tidewater center console you will be fishing from offers the best of both worlds, with a draft shallow enough to stalk the skinnier waters, but still stable enough to safely carry up to 5 anglers a few miles out to hit some reefs. The vessel was built in 2015, and is powered by a reliable 200HP Yamaha outboard. She comes equipped with GPS, fishfinder, a livewell full of quality live bait, and rods, reels, and terminal tackle for all on board.

Paradise Charters are light tackle specialists, and tailor their whole experience around making sure you have the time of your life catching the various species the area has to offer. Whether you want to go backwater fishing for Snook, Redfish, Trout, and Pompano, or head 3 or so miles out to the reefs in search of Sheepshead, Snapper, and maybe even some Sharks, Captain Ryan will bring a lifetime of experience to every trip to make sure everyone goes home with amazing memories as well as fantastic fish!

All Paradise Charters trips come with live bait, licenses, and a cleaning and filleting service for anything you want to take away at the end of the day.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    US$ 800
    up to 5 persons
    A full day on the water so you can have plenty of time to explore the murky backwaters, stop for lunch, then head out to some reefs in the afternoon, or however you prefer to spend your day! Target species include Snook, Redfish, Trout, Sheepshead and Snapper, as well as Pompano, Shark, Ladyfish and Spanish Mackerel every once in a while.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Afternoon
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    US$ 400
    up to 5 persons
    An afternoon charter either exploring the backwaters or head out a few miles from the shore. Target species include Snook, Redfish, Trout, Sheepshead and Snapper, but you can also expect to see a variety of other amazing fish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Morning
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    US$ 400
    up to 5 persons
    a morning of backwater and nearshore fishing for a variety of species including Snook, Redfish, Trout, Sheepshead and Snapper, as well as the occasional Pompano, Shark, Ladyfish, Spanish Mackerel and many surprising catches besides.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Pompano
Redfish
Shark (Blacktip)
Sheepshead

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Tidewater (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License Included

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

About the Charter Operator

Paradise Charters Llc
Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States
Member since January 2017
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Captain Ryan is our full time backwater fishing guide. A native Floridian, he has been fishing and boating Florida waters his whole life so far. He knows how to work with the tides and loves fishing the backwaters along the mangrove shorelines, popping bait over grass beds, and casting near oyster bars. He also loves to hit up the near shore reefs and drift the passes. Ryan holds a bachelor degree in hospitality and he aims to deliver a high standard of customer service for all his passengers. He is also a certified Coastal Florida master naturalist and loves to share this beautiful paradise surrounding Fort Myers Beach with you. His friendliness and patience paired with his guide experience will provide you a great time on the water and memories to last a lifetime.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Fort Myers Beach Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.74 out of 5 stars from 9 reviews

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Caught a lot of fish only 2 keepers. But overall great experience. Our captain worked with other captains to keep us on the fish.

Fished May 7, 2018
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We had a great time & caught lots of fish. Would go again.

Fished April 18, 2018
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My family of five booked a 1/2 day fishing trip. We were on Captain Ryan’s boat. He was amazing! We were catching fish the entire time. We ended up with 6 different varieties. Captain Ryan was so knowledgeable about all species of fish and birds. He is so educated he was able to answer all our questions. We had an amazing time. Best part of our vacation thus far!! Highly recommend!!!

Fished March 19, 2018
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