Pricing & Availability

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Species

Bonito, Cobia, Flounder, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel / Kingfish, Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel

Techniques

Heavy Tackle, Bottom Fishing, Trolling, Drift Fishing

About Your Trip

Captain John Tenore (“JT”) of Dawn Patrol Charters will take you on an unforgettable fishing adventure in Destin, Florida!

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About Your Boat

Boat type: Center console

Boat Manufacturer: Cape Horn

Boat length: 22ft

Engine Manufacturer: Yamaha

Engine HP: 250HP

Number of engines: 1

Extras: GPS, Fishfinder, Flybridge, Live Bait Well, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Capt John Tenore (“JT”) was born and raised in North Carolina fishing the coast with his father. At an early age, he was fascinated with all aspects of fishing. In 1980, Capt JT moved to the Destin/Fort Walton area. After fishing on the local piers he knew the passion of fishing was in his blood. Shortly thereafter, he purchased his first boat and began fishing the area local waters and tournaments. Later he tried other aspects of fishing: commercial fishing, back bay fishing, and offshore fishing. Trying them all, he knew his heart was with the back bay and inshore gulf fishing. His expertise in the area waters will insure your party a great fishing adventure.

Reviews

Bill W.
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July 25, 2021


JT came recommended by a good bud. Took my girls and son in law for a 6 hour fishing day. One of the girls, Kelsey, never fished and JT was patient to teach her the ropes. She ended up landing a few king mackerel and the biggest red snapper! ...Read More

Matthew R.
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June 9, 2021


My 7 year old son and I went out for a 3 hour trip with Captain John and it was nothing short of amazing. This was my son’s first time on the ocean and Captain John spent time teaching him (and me) everything we need to know about catching ...Read More

Julio Z.
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August 10, 2021


More than excellent day of fishing, absolutely crushed the king mackerel catching one after another although we did lose a few we more than made up for it, definitely an experience and will definitely be back for another trip

Greg C.
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June 29, 2021


Trip was great considering the circumstances. Calm in morning, sea got little rough pretty quickly. Caught limit on snapper. Few Spanish thrown end of trip trolling. Captain worked hard for snapper and seemed to know exactly where Spanish would be. Thinking o also hooked a decent king but flipper wanted ...Read More

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included

Weather

You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Lunch

No meal provided.

Gear & Packing

Provided

Fishing License, Ice Box, Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.

Required Items

Nothing additional needed.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Start Location

538 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541, United States