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Last Local Guide Service offers incredible fishing charters, dolphin encounters and Shell Island tours on the waters of Panama City Beach, Florida. Whether an incredible fishing adventure on the Gulf of Mexico, up close encounters with wild dolphins...more
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

We fished with Capt John Vann back in early July. The weather didn't cooperate but we still all caught our limits of snapper! Fishing with Capt John is more like fishing with a long time friend than a boat Capt and we cant wait to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BrettButtrey
CaptJohnVann, Owner at Last Local Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Brett, Thank you for the kind review. I hope to fish with you guys again soon!

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Fishing with Capt. John Vann is like fishing with family. He was a very hands on, relatable Captain. He found us a spot that no other boats were even visible. We could barely get our bait back in the water before the fish were all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kori S
CaptJohnVann, Owner at Last Local Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you so much for the kind review. I hope to fish with you guys again!

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

My wife, our niece, her boyfriend, and I all went out with Captain Vann yesterday morning. The water was very rough and it was far more windy than the weather reports showed. Captain Vann still put us on the fish, but we only brought in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sethshar5
CaptJohnVann, Owner at Last Local Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

I appreciate the kind review. Unfortunately the weather turned for the worst that day. I hope you got to enjoy your catch for dinner. Hopefully, we can give it another shot on your next visit. Thanks again!

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Capt.vann is an honest and decent human being that connected with myself and my kids right away...he’s very knowledgeable about the fish and the waters and was pointing out different things to us on the way out...we limited out on red snapper and caught several...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Christian G
CaptJohnVann, Owner at Last Local Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

I'm glad you guys had a great time! That is my goal on every trip. Hope to fish with you again. Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Captain John in the best. He took excellent care of me and my two boys (13 and 9). He is really easy to work with and very knowledgeable of the area. His personal touch and attention to detail made our trip memorable. We hit our...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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CaptJohnVann, Owner at Last Local Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Blake, It was a pleasure fishing with you and your boys. Hope to fish with again in the future. Thanks for the great review! Take care, John

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Captain John was great. Very knowledgeable and super helpful. We did the 5 hour fishing charter and it by far exceeded my expectations. I would recommend this trip to anyone but especially those that have been burned by the large “party boat” style fishing experience...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Charlotte H
CaptJohnVann, Owner at Last Local Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Charlotte, Thank you for the kind review. I certainly enjoyed fishing with you and Brandon. I hope you enjoy the rest of your vacation on PCB.

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Capt. John Vann took us out on a trip to shell island and when I initially spoke with him, I let him know that I wanted to see some dolphins and if the opportunity arose get in the water with them. His knowledge on the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KristiRiley-Casper
CaptJohnVann, Owner at Last Local Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Kristi, Thank you for choosing Last Local Guide Service to spend your day on the water. I appreciate the kind review and hope to see you on another trip in the future. Thanks, Capt. John Vann

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Capt. John did a great job. The trip consisted of me, my wife, my daughter (12 years old) and her friend. We fished for 4 hours and caught about 25 snappers, which we had to release but still had a blast. Also caught about 15...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andre R
CaptJohnVann, Owner at Last Local Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Andre, Thanks for the kind review! I enjoyed spending the day with your family. Hope to fish with you again on your next visit. Capt. Vann

Reviewed 22 March 2018

Our family was in Panama City Beach for a week and I wanted to do something with just me and my three adult sons. Based on reviews picked Captain John Van and his Last Local Guide Service for a 5-hour fishing charter. Was exactly the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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CaptJohnVann, Owner at Last Local Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

John, I enjoyed fishing with you guys! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your vacation. Call me on your next visit. Thanks, Capt. Vann

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Just finished second outing with Capt. John Vann and looking forward to the third in a couple weeks. Capt. John is the whole package. A good boat, gear for a variety of fishing and knowledge of the area waters to provide a good time when...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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CaptJohnVann, Owner at Last Local Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a great review! I hope to fish with you again. Capt. Vann

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