Captain
John Layne

Member since February 2017 Apalachicola, United States
Background
Captain John Layne was born and raised fishing in the bays and flats of the Apalachicola Bay. He's an avid angler and passionate about sharing his knowledge and experience with his guests. Hooking big Redfish inshore is his specialty! He also loves sharing his knowledge and learning from other passionate anglers.

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Apalachicola, United States
Background
Captain John Layne was born and raised fishing in the bays and flats of the Apalachicola Bay. He's an avid angler and passionate about sharing his knowledge and experience with his guests. Hooking big Redfish inshore is his specialty! He also loves sharing his knowledge and learning from other passionate anglers.
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Capt JB’s Charters

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Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Bob W.
Walden, TN
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Half Day Trip with Captain John

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on October 13, 2021
An early morning start helped assure a successful outing with Captain John. His knowledge of the waters, the fish, and the...
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Kelly H.
Smyrna, GA
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Despite a tropical storm, fishing was fulfilled

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on June 21, 2021
Captain JB was very knowledgeable of the species and habits of the fish regarding tide and weather. Was hoping to catch reds,...
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Jason B.
Roswell, GA
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My Trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Nearshore/Offshore on September 29, 2021
Great time w Captain John. Took my 12 year old off shore for the first time. Went out about 8 miles and enjoyed watching him...
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Randy B.
Tomah, WI
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Morning trip with Captain JB

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on February 23, 2021
We enjoyed our time on this trip because of the nice bull red fish we caught and released. The stories he told us were entertaining...
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John M.
Mount Plymouth, FL
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Great Day but lots of rain

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Nearshore/Offshore on July 2, 2021
What a rainy day!  Never the less Captain John was fantastic and we had a wonderful time.  Soggy but fun!
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