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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Dawn Patrol Charters

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4.90
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out of 5 stars from 110 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
91%
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DEBORAH W.
Crestview, FL
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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6 hours with Capt JT

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (5 MAX) on May 7, 2021
Had a fantastic time. Capt JT knew where the fish were to ensure a successful trip. Caught 3 Amberjacks and a score of Redfish,...
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Zac L.
Norman, OK
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Amazing trip with Captain JT

VERIFIED   1 Hr Beginners and Kids Trip 5 MAX on March 15, 2021
A true professional helped my 8 year old son catch tons of fish. We did a short 1 hour beginners trip around the harbor and...
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Will R.
United States
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Half Day with Captain Phillip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip AM (5 MAX) on July 1, 2020
We arrived to the dock a little early as Phillip was getting the boat ready to go.  We left the dock on time and went to catch...
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Brian G.
CUMBERLND CLG, KY
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip PM (5 MAX) on May 14, 2021
This was a great trip for a small group.  The captain really took care to make sure our boys enjoyed it and caught lots of...
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Ashley B.
Van Vleet, MS
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3 Hour Trip With Capt Phillip

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip - Kids Fun (5MAX) on June 16, 2020
We had an amazing 3 hr trip with Captain Phillip. He had us on the red snapper all morning and the boys (and moms) had a blast...
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