Reviews

“If you’re looking for the perfect fishing trip, then Perfect Cast Charters is exactly what you need.  Captain Dan, has all the knowledge, and all the gear to make your fishing trip one for the books!  The captain is great at putting you on fish, and making your experience something you will remember for a very long time.  I’ve been with a more than my share of captains, and more than my share of fishing trips, and this Captain is the real deal!  Thanks Dan for all the amazing memories, great fish, and wonderful time!  We’ll be back soon!” – Hunter Cook Oct 9, 2017

“My 12 year old son and I have never done anything like this and can’t wait to do it again! We are not fishermen but I feel that’s about to change Captain Dan taught us so much. Thank you Captain Dan this is one trip we will never forget!!!” – Harlyn Effan Jr. Sept 19, 2017

“As a Professional Wildlife Biologist, avid Outdoors-man & father I can not thank Capt Dan more for his time on the water with me & my son.  His knowledge & craft are amazing to watch in action!  He & I share “Geek” wildlife knowledge as well as my 6 yo Nathan will tell you Capt Dan is allergic to “Not Catching Fish”! & that won’t happen I promise any time on the water with this Captain is not only a Joy but a Blessing.  Wait till next year and my 3 yo Daughter Katherine will be with us.  Either Landing Reds & Trout or Playing in the Livewell it doesn’t matter this Man Capt Dan will make any outing a Life Long Memory.” – Bob Tarter Aug 1, 2017

“Captain Dan did a great job!  Went Tarpon fishing for my sons 19th Birthday!  Had a blast from the time we stepped on the boat!  He told me he would find the Tarpon and definitely produced!  Put us on a lot of fish and landed a 150 pounder!  Made a memory of a lifetime!  Can’t say enough about how fun it was to be on his boat!  Definitely knows what he is doing. Appreciate you taking us out and making our day and visit to Florida memorable!  Will definitely use you again if we get back in the area!  Thanks for making our trip a Great One!” – Matt Glazener July 19, 2017

“Best inshore trip we have ever had!  Captian Dan exceeded our expectations and we caught fish for 8 straight hours.  Consumate professional and a pleasure to fish with.  Highly recommended!” – Mike Wenclawiak July 11, 2017

“My son Austin fished with Captain Dan last week while in Florida with my wife’s uncle.  He had a great time and hasn’t quit talking about the fun he had catching redfish!!  He can’t wait to go back!  Thanks Captain Dan!”            – Donald Terrell Apr 18, 2017

“Capt. Dan is an awesome guide!  He put us on the fish all day and made extra sure that we had a great experience.  Very knowledgeable, experienced, patient, and personable!!  We’ve already booked our next trip and can’t wait to get out there again!  Thank you again, Capt. Dan!” – David and Renea Hilton Mar 20, 2017

“Captain Dan is the best!  He knows fishing like no other guide-he consistently puts his clients in the best areas at the best times under any conditions.  Spending the day with him is more than just fishing; he is an encyclopedia of fish and fishing knowledge, he understands weather patterns, baits, presentation, rod action, etc and puts in 110% effort to ensure you have a great time!  When the day is done, you leave with much more than fishy hands and tired arms!  He teaches, educates, and makes great memories for his clients-putting fish in the boat is just the icing on top! Captain Dan knows fishing and it shows!” – John Haney Feb, 27, 2017

“We had two great days of fishing with Captain Dan.  He does an awesome job of putting you on the fish.  Energetic, hardworking and all around professional with great knowledge of PSJ.  Thanks so much for the fish and the fun!” – Daniel and Amy Green Feb 21, 2017

“Great trip. Caught several fish. Dan was a pleasure to be with and really knew his spots. I will recommend him to all my fishing friends!” – Stew Cooler Feb 24, 2017

“Wonderful day with a wonderful guide. Our family loved the experience.” – Lorna Patches Dec 28, 2016

“Captain Dan was awesome!! Extremely nice and pleasant!!  Was wonderful with our 5 yr old!!  We will definitely be using him again on our next trip back!!” – Tennelle Raynes White Sept 30, 2016

“Capt Dan I want to personally thank you for the effort that you put forth to make my sons wish of a redfish come about today.  You just don’t know what that did for him and me.  We will definitely be coming back to fish with you again thanks captain.” – Shayne Miller Oct 16, 2016

“CAPT DAN is the best inshore guide around, he makes the experience great for everyone, excellent with women and children on their first saltwater experience.  You could literally not catch a fish and have a great time.  But that wouldn’t happen cause he will put u on the fish no matter the conditions.  I have been out with him 3 times since June and can’t wait til the next…” – Shane McLung Oct 16, 2016

“Fished with Captain Dan today of Perfect Cast Charters.  It was an awesome day on the water fishing with my Dad and Capt.  Dan and we caught a nice mess of trout and a couple redfish!  Capt Dan was well prepared, knowledgable, patient, and friendly and definitely knows how to get you on the fish!  We really enjoyed his company, felt more like we had one of our friends on the boat with us rather than a guide.  If you’re looking for a captain in the Port Saint Joe area, look no further than Capt. Dan! Can’t wait to come back in the summer and try for some triple tail and tarpon!  We had a great time with Capt. Dan.  Thanks for the great company and experience on St. Joe’s bay Captain.” – Mark Lamb Nov 1, 2016

“Awesome time on the water!  Hats off to Captain Dan for an awesome experience today!  Enjoyed catching a variety of fish and he went out of his way to make it happen!  Great guy and can’t wait to do it again!!  Thanks again Captain Dan!!!  Captain Dan knows his stuff !!” – Richard Gunn Oct 17, 2016

“It was a great experience and Capt Dan definitely knows where to find the fish!  Really can’t wait to bring the kids back to experience all the fun.” – John Shern Aug 26, 2016

“Great guide, kept us on the redfish!  Best time of my vacation!!” – Brian Ervin Oct 12, 2016

“Captain Dan did an amazing job with our family of three young kids!  The kids were engaged the entire time and learned so much while having a blast catching sharks.  He was so friendly and knowledgeable.  We would highly recommend.  Thanks Dan!” – Julie Prince Knight July 13, 2016

“My Dad and I went with Capt Dan and it was a blast.  He turned me onto  Triple Tail fishing and now I’m hooked on this delicious fish.  If you are ever in the St Joe area and you want to catch the best of what the area has to offer, book the best inshore Capt and go with Perfect Cast Charters.”    Michael (Ryan) Conn July 28, 2016

“I booked a charter with Capt. Dan of Perfect Cast Charters a while back for the 4th since we’d be there for vacation.  I took my 2 oldest daughters along. Was hoping to bag enough trout and maybe a nice red or two to enjoy a fresh caught supper.  The weather would not cooperate.  There was a stiff wind, not sure of direction, but it was stiff!  All morning!  Capt. Dan couldn’t get us to his honey holes safely and I appreciate him not risking it with my gals aboard.  So we did find a few places we could fish out of the wind and waves and wound up having a blast with the sharks and a school of bull reds.  The girls were worn out by the end of the trip from all the shark action.  We fished around a shrimp boat that was taking shelter from the pounding.  This is not an advertisement but rather a positive post about a very positive experience.  I will book again with Perfect Cast. He’s a cool guy and was very attentive to my kids.  He strived to make it as fun and safe for them as was possible.” – Carlton Perry July 11, 2016

“As I said before, Best Day Ever! I’ve never seen anything like it.  Wasn’t expecting to hook so many fish but Capt. Dan put us right on them.  I don’t know when I’ve had more fun.  If you’re planning a trip to the area, call early to book the Captain!”  – Gail Rainey Holley  Sept 9, 2015

“Been using Capt Dan for several years now.  Best guide on the water……always puts you on the fish and a very good guy as well. Never been disappointed.”  – Wib Evans Jan 30, 2016

“Captain Dan is the best!  My family had an awesome time with him today. He provided such awesome one on one instruction to each of them.  We will definitely be back Dan!”  – Holly Smith Erickson July 27, 2015

“I have spent a lot of time on the water and Captain Dan is an awesome captain.  Knowledgeable, friendly and GREAT with the kids.  We had a 10 and a 13 year old with us and he did a great job helping them and keeping them interested.  If you are in the Port St Joe area I couldn’t recommend him enough.  We will definitely be back.  Thanks Dan!! Memories made today will be with us forever.”  – Alex Harrod June 17, 2014

“The best fishing trip I’ve ever been on!!  I caught more fish with Captain Dan than any other charter ever.  We were on fish right away and it never let up. I plan to use Perfect Cast for years to come.  I strongly recommend to anyone who is limited on time and loves to fish to use Perfect Cast.”                                       – Andy Eash Dec 23, 2013

“So… Tried to find scallops without Capt Dan earlier this season. Should’ve called him first!   Today, he took us to several spots and our entire group got to harvest!   Great man and awesome captain!”  – Kristin Chittick Aug 24, 2014

“We had a great time, caught some good fish, book him now and you will have a good time and guide that will find the fish”  – Hope Holt Dec 29, 2014

“The best fishing guide and Captain. Capt Dan has patience and is extremely passionate about making sure ones trip is all that you expect and more.  He is great with all ages too.”  – Lori Gatzow July 7, 2014

“Had a great day with Captain Dan.  Highly recommend giving him a call when you want a great day on the water!!”  – Chris Frederick Oct 9, 2014

“Great day fishing with captain Dan.  Our family had never fished before and Dan hooked us up.  Our fish tacos tonight were awesome.
Thanks Michael, Karen, Brian and Tom.”  – Mike Lloyd June 20, 2014

“Dan had a great attitude, he was knowledgeable, patient and wasn’t watching the clock to cut our time short.  Ate our catch last night it was delicious.”  – Frank Roca Aug 6, 2014

“Had a great time fishing with Capt Dan this morning.   He put us on some nice fish.  We highly recommend Perfect Cast Charters.”                                               – Rusty Russell July 7, 2014

“The best fishing charter in Port Saint Joe and surrounding areas; Captain Dan is one of the nicest guys I’ve ever met and truly great with kids it’s a privilege to call him a friend!!!  Thanks Captain Dan”                                                     – Scott Fitzgerald Dec 28, 2013

“100% recommend Perfect Cast Charters.  Great Capt, fishing, and price!
Thanks Dan!”  – Jacob Busaihn Sept 12, 2014

“Capt Dan does a great job of getting you on the fish and keeping you on them.  Great trip.”  – Scott Long June 3, 2013

“I have known Captain Dan for almost thirty years.  I have fished for largemouth bass in ponds with Captain Dan.  I have fished in rivers (White river in Muncie IN to be exact) for smallmouth bass with Captain Dan.  It had been a few years since I had seen Captain Dan and in the interim, Dan had moved to Florida and started Perfect Cast Charters.  In April of 2014; I booked a cobia trip with Dan and that turned out to be one of the greatest fishing adventures of my life.  In two days of fishing, we bagged three cobia and a snowy grouper.  The largest cobia was a fifty pound plus monster and easily the largest fish I have ever caught in my life.  Dan Van Treese is hands down one of the best fishermen I know and ever will know.  But more than a great fisherman, Dan is one hell of a good man.  Do not hesitate to book Captain Dan as your guide; your trip will be fun, your trip will be safe, and you may even catch some fish in the process 🙂 …. To The Bones Captain Dan!” – Don West May 23, 2016

 

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