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Address: 4765 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: +1 239-247-8288
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Description: Paradise Charters would like to welcome you aboard our new 2014 Tidewater...
Paradise Charters would like to welcome you aboard our new 2014 Tidewater. We offer backwater fishing, nearshore and offshore. We also have dolphin tours, sightseeing, shelling and sunset tours. 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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The BEST Fishing Guide/Charter Experience!

Everything about the Paradise Charters experience is first-class. Dottie makes the booking of the trip easy and fun! Captain Shawn is the perfect guide for experienced and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Everything about the Paradise Charters experience is first-class. Dottie makes the booking of the trip easy and fun! Captain Shawn is the perfect guide for experienced and non-experienced anglers. He has a wealth of knowledge about Florida fishing and will be sure to put you on the fish. He has the perfect disposition for a fishing guide - he's positive,... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

It was great meeting you Mark. I had a great day on the water with y'all. We caught some really nice fish that day. Looking forward to seeing y'all again. As always, tight lines and good fishing. Thanks! Capt. Shawn More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

another great trip with Captain Shawn. Even though a cold front went thru the night ebfore we were able to catch 10 different species of fish including a flounder for dinner. If you're looking for a guaranteed great fishing trip with a knowledgable Captain, give Paradise Charters a call.

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Hey Bill had a great day with y'all as always. It is hard to beat a good day on the water especially sharing it with great people like yourselves. Thanks! Capt. Shawn More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

We caught 10 species, enough in the the cooler for 2 meals for 4 people, great captain who took us to many proven "spots". Knowledgeable about tides, winds, slot sizes and a great sense of humor.

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much Roz, it is always a pleasure to see you. Had so much fun on the water with y'all. Tight lines and good fishing! More 

Petaluma, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I went out for a 1/2 day with Capt Shawn, and just my luck, the weather took a turn for the worse. No problem for Capt Shawn. He knew where to go to keep us out of the wind and still get into fish, and we caught a bunch of nice Sheepshead. He filleted them for us and told us... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the high recommendation! What a great day of fishing regardless of the weather! Glad you enjoyed the sheepshead! Fish On! More 

Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Over New Years my wife, two sons and I booked a 1/2 day trip. We went out fishing with Captain Shawn. The fishing was non-stop action. We caught all varieties of fish, mostly sugar trout which are excellent to eat. The highlight was catching bonnethead sharks. Captain Shawn was very friendly, professional and knowledgeable. He baited, unhooked, cleaned, and packed... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

I enjoy the opportunity to take kids fishing. So glad y'all had a great day and were able to enjoy the good sugar trout. Thank you so much for the high recommendation! Tight lines and Good fishing! More 

Fithian
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Been to FMB a few times and have always wanted to try fishing. My wife and I had a great time. Captain Shawn was terrific in every aspect. He did a lot of work and we had loads of fun!!!!!

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

So happy you decided to try fishing in FMB! We have such a great abundance of different species of fish! Thanks for such a great fun day! Fish On! More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I have so many things to say. But I will keep it short. I had such a good time. We caught so many fish. It was the best time ever. We live in Michigan and I usually get very board of fishing. I was never board on Captain Shawns boat. Once they stopped biting he would turn the boat around... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

What a great day of fishing! So happy you enjoyed your day! Can't wait to do it again! Tight lines and good fishing! More 

Hartland, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Took a 1/2 day trip with Captain Shawn and a client over the holidays-it was fun, relaxing and we caught a ton of fish-made snapper scampi with the mangrove snapper we caught and it was fabulous-better than the fish market-thank you Captain Shawn-great host!!!! We will be back!!!. Your favorite Maine attorneys!!!

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

What a great, fun day. So glad y'all enjoyed the fresh fish! Looking forward to another day of fishing! Fish On! More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Thanks for a great morning and for sending us home with a fresh caught lunch. This was the kids' first fishing trip and they had a great time- they are already planning another trip.

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

What a beautiful day for fishing! So glad you enjoyed your lunch! Looking forward to another great day on the water! Tight lines and good fishing! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Captain Shawn gave my husband and I a relaxing and fun day out fishing. The atmosphere was wonderful and you could tell he really is passionate about what he does. He was very informative about the wildlife in the area and knowledgable of the fishing spots. We will definitely use him again!

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a great day on the water. It is so easy to express how blessed we are to live in an awesome area with such an abundance of wildlife and great fishing!! Looking forward to seeing you on the water again. Tight lines and great fishing! More 

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