Paladin Charters Established in 1991, Paladin Charters offers quality charter fishing. We offer friendly and professional customer service on all of our specialty charters and fishing charters. Standard Charters are: 4 hr 6 hr 8 hr 10 hr 12 hr 48 hr Middle Grounds
Based at the Seaside Inn Marina, in Port Richey Fl, The Paladin is a 42 foot Jersey Sportfishermen boat with Captain Joe Meadows, who is a Master Offshore captain, USCG certified, and has more than 35 years of boating, fishing and diving experience.
THE PALADIN AMENITIES * Full Bathroom facilities * New twin Cummins smokeless engines * Ice machine * Full Galley (Microwave, Stove, Refrigerator, Dining Table) * Comfortable Salon with sofa * Air Conditioned/Heated interior EQUIPMENT * Full navigational & electronics (GPS, Map Plotter, Fish Finder, Radar, Ship to Shore Radio) * Full Coast Guard approved safety equipment
Captain Joe Meadows The captain has been boating and fishing these waters for more than 35 years as well as several trips to the Bahamas. Since retiring as a manager from IBM Corporation in 1991, he has been a full-time charter boat captain.
Captain Joe completed a circuit from Fernandina Beach to and is a very well-known and highly respected charter boat captain in both locations. His home port is conveniently located close all, which is a popular destination with visitors from around the world.
Welcome aboard the Paladin to take you on one of our fishing charters. Captain Joe offers offshore charters for a variety of fish that include:
Captain Joe is experienced in many different angling methods such as trolling, downriggers, and bottom fishing using live bait or artificial lures as required. Young anglers are welcome, so you're able to make this a great family outing!
Captain Joe uses the finest fishing equipment available, and much of it is custom made by the Reel Rod Company in Tampa, Florida. He carries everything from big game tackle (130-pound class) to light spinning equipment (6-pound class).
If you have your own equipment, Captain Joe welcomes you to bring it along. Standard fishing charters are listed below, but if you have a special request, be sure to contact us at Paladin Charters and be sure to check out our specialty charters.
Fishing Charter Details All standard fishing trips include fishing license, bait, tackle, ice, custom rods/reels and instruction if necessary. Bring your own your snacks, drinks, sunscreen, and camera and wear comfortable clothes and soft sole shoes.
We fillet the fish and bag it for you at the end of the trip. It is customary to tip the mate 15 to 20% of the price of the charter.
Specialty Charters from Port Richey
Enjoy the day or evening aboard our charter boat with one of the many different specialty Port Richey fishing charters we offer. Captain Joe offers specialty charters that are really special.