John Benevento  

A management expert with a passion for commercial fishing.


John Benevento is a commercial fisherman with a love for management. He now wants to start a modest charter boat company after decades of working in the parking management sector in New Jersey and New York. John is forging his future career by combining his professional skills with his passion for the ocean and fishing.

Water and fishing have always been a part of John Benevento's life. He grew up in Wellington, Florida, and spent most of his childhood fishing. Wellington is a West Palm Beach coastal hamlet noted for its world-class horse competitions and charter boat fishing.

A USCG Master’s License enables the licensee to operate inspected and uninspected vessels up to 100 Gross Registered Tonnage (GRT) with more than six passengers, including water taxis and dive boats.John Benevento is a management expert with a passion for commercial fishing. After decades of service in the parking management industry in New Jersey and New York, he now aspires to launch a small charter boat company. John is meshing his professional attributes with his love of the water and fishing to forge his path into the future.

John Benevento currently lives in New Jersey where he is already chartering fishing tours on a part-time basis. He targets Tautog, Summer Flounder, and Bluefish in the Shark River, which is an estuary that feeds into the Atlantic Ocean between Avon-by-the-Sea and Belmar.

He also targets Sea Bass, Perogies, Bluefish, and even Albacore Tuna in the Manasquan Inlet. John explains, “There is a near-constant flow of various fish types in the Manasquan Inlet. It’s so unique because it changes its offerings season-to-season and day-to-day within each season. Everyone loves fishing here!”