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.

My Charter Listing

Dawn Patrol Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(171 reviews)
Destin
 Last booking: 17 minutes ago
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $450

Fishing Reports

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 171 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (257)
4 hour trip
Great Time!
Kids Trip with Captain Trevor
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Angler Rating
153
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
89%
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James M.
Suwanee, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day.

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Extended AM (5 MAX) on May 18, 2022
Just what we wanted, a fun day on the water. Capt JT and Trevor were great. We look forward to next time.
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Shawn W.
Versailles, MO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

May fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip AM (5 MAX) on May 17, 2022
Had a great time with captain JT. He did his very best to get me on the fish . would definitely recommend
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April A.
Salesville, AR
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Wonderful for the kids

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip - Kids Fun (5 MAX) on July 7, 2022
Mr John was great with our boys. Very nice you g man. Would absolutely go with him again.
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Scott M.
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great Time!

VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip – Kids/Beginners Fun on August 7, 2022
My daughter and I had a great time with Captain JT!
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Jeffrey S.
Pleasant Hill, California
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Beautiful trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip PM (5 MAX) on July 25, 2022
Amazing morning to go out and fish. Captain was on time and we caught Snapper and Triggerfish. 4 hours was a perfect amount...
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