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Paradise Charters

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“captain ryan”(18 reviews)
“fish”(91 reviews)
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"We had Ryan as our guide, and he was outstanding. He is young, knowledgeable, and very good at his job. We hit a bunch of spots and caught fish everywhere we went. Highly recommended!"-Chase. We get these reviews often. Come out and find out why...more
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4765 Estero Blvd, Snook Bight Marina, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time fishing with Captain Ryan. Although we didn't catch a lot of fish it was still very enjoyable. Saw plenty of Dolphins and other wildlife. Would definitely do this again.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Zogmoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, two teen daughters, and I booked our trip for March 5. It ended up being a pretty windy day which affected the fishing a bit, but we still caught a few good-sized sheepshead, ladyfish, catfish, and one redfish. One of our girls caught...More

Thank kpruette
Reviewed February 13, 2019

We booked a morning fishing charter with Captain Ryan and had a great time! Ryan had us in a “hot spot” with Bonnet Sharks and Mackerel in no time with everybody bringing in fish.We caught close to forty fish including six varieties. Third grader Kenzley...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Had a great afternoon fishing with Captain Ryan. We fished all over the place to find the best location, from the bay to the backwaters. Lost count but I'm sure we caught over 40 fish, small sharks, mackerel, catfish, snapper, sheepshead, even a sting ray....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Fraser1952
Reviewed January 23, 2019

While on vacation, we did two half day charters both times with Captain Ryan. All the fishing gear and bait were ready to go and he provided terrific assistance and coaching as well as a wealth of information about the back bay and its inhabitants....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maryann T
Reviewed January 19, 2019

My husband & I have been out on this fishing charter two times. We have been very pleased with the fishing, the fishing tips, and the friendliness of the captain. We caught fish both times and learned about the "how to's" of Florida fishing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 620barbn
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Took my wife, and kids (9,7, and 4) and my Dad (70) on a backwater fishing trip....Great day. Caught Catfish and Sheepshead, saw Dolphins and Manatee, and went to private beach at the end to let the girls go shelling. Thanks Capt. Ryan!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Cristina D, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Thank you for bringing the whole family out! We love customizing charters to keep the whole family entertained. We hope to see you all again someday!

Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Oh my gosh! This was the best thing we have done while visiting Ft. Myers Beach! Captain Ryan made this a blast! We found many dolphins to watch, we went shelling, and saw such beautiful sites that we have never seen! Thanks to his knowledge...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank studio346erica
Cristina D, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

THis is wonderful! I am so happy you enjoyed the trip and Capt Ryan! We hope to see you again some day.

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

I booked an afternoon, four-hour fishing charter through their website about two weeks before we came down for a family vacation. Our group was myself and four teenagers - all pretty much rookies. Captain Ryan brought us to four or five back bay sites and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Cristina D, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Hey thanks! We love to get young people out and on the water! Please come back and see us sometime!

Reviewed December 13, 2018

Captain Ryan showed us a great time and some lovely marine life while fishing the back waters near Ft. Myers Beach. I had some friends visiting from Europe who wanted to fish and while we did not catch a ton (user errors mostly - no...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Cristina D, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your charter with Capt Ryan. The fishing was a bit tough that week with the fronts moving through and we are so happy you made the best of it! We hope to take you out again some...More

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December 27, 2015|
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Response from mamacita333 | Property representative |
Fishing is great in March! We catch several species...snapper, sheepshead, macks, trout, pompano, etc...and shark will start moving in too with warmer waters. Tight lines and good fishing!
December 21, 2015|
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Response from Joe S | Reviewed this property |
You can keep the fish. Like any fish there are limits on certain species. You can also eat them on your trip. We brought them back to the house and had them for supper 2 nights. There are also restaurants that you can take... More