Captain
John Tenore

Member since June 2015

Destin, United States

Background
Captain John “JT” Tenore was born and raised in North Carolina. JT was first introduced to fishing by his father and was fishing along the coastline at a very early age. In the 1980’s, JT moved to Destin and started fishing the local piers. And the rest is history!
Techniques
Offshore, back bay, inshore gulf fishing; anything swimming around Destin is fair game.

Hey, I'm Captain John Tenore

Destin, United States
Background
Captain John “JT” Tenore was born and raised in North Carolina. JT was first introduced to fishing by his father and was fishing along the coastline at a very early age. In the 1980’s, JT moved to Destin and started fishing the local piers. And the rest is history!
Techniques
Offshore, back bay, inshore gulf fishing; anything swimming around Destin is fair game.
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Fishing Reports

Schools of tarpon rolling down the beach

July 02, 2018

We are seeing schools of taron every day this is a big game fish when hooked it becomes very acrobatic it is not on common to fight one of the's fish for over an hour or two especially if… Read Full Report →


Red snapper fishing on fire!!!

June 20, 2018

Red snapper fishing has been red hot since opening day and has not let up any. We have been catching a really good grade of snappers this year. The baits of choice are live cigs and herring.We also have… Read Full Report →


Tarpon fishing really heating up!!!

July 01, 2016

Sight fishing along the the coast line for schools of these big silver kings they are strictly game fish .Once you have hooked into one of these monsters you will never forget it you will shirley want to come… Read Full Report →


snappers snappers and more snappers !!

June 01, 2016

Memorial weekend the weather was absolutely gorgeous the fishing was awesome our clients had banner catches of red snappers, mangrove snapper, lane and vermilion snapper, flounder and king mackerel and also landed several sharks and released them . the… Read Full Report →


Bay fishing starting to heat up !!

July 22, 2015

If your looking for lots of action for you and your kids fishing the grass flats this time of the year is the ticket. We use live bait and light tackel and tossing free baits out as chum seem… Read Full Report →


still crushing the snappers!!

June 22, 2015

The snapper bite is still insane !A really nice grade of snappers this late in the season .We have been catching a few black snappers still lots scamp grouper too.This past week we caught several nice size red groupers… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.89
out of 5 stars from 42 reviews
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Amazing family fun with Captain Josh
Hit August day
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Michelle B.
Pensacola, FL
 5.00
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2 hour kids fishing trip

VERIFIED   August 5, 2018
Captain Philip took our family fishing for two hours in the Bay, since the waters were rough in the Gulf.  We all were...
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Steve F.
United States
 5.00
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Half day trip with Dawn Patrol a great time!

VERIFIED   July 18, 2018
We left out at 6am and were on our fish within an hour or so. Our fishing guide Josh was very personable and explained everything...
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Barbara B.
Agness, OR
 5.00
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Hit August day

VERIFIED   August 14, 2018
I asked for three things. Flounder red fish and snappy. Caught all theee. Snapper was not I season but we caught and release....
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John S.
Oklahoma City, OK
 5.00
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6 hour trip with Captain Josh

VERIFIED   August 8, 2018
Had a great time fishing with Captain Josh. He put us right on top of Mingos, White Snappers, and trigger fish!  We even...
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Terry H.
United States
 5.00
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Destin Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   July 31, 2018
Josh was a great guide for our first family trip here in Destin. He put us on fish and worked hard to keep the bites coming....
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