There’s a lot you can do in Texas, but fishing is definitely in the top 3, and no one knows it better than Captain Chris Phillips of Sabine Outdoors! If you’re on the lookout for a productive day of fishing on Sabine Lake and surrounding waters, then Capt. Chris is the guide for you.

With almost 4 decades of fishing experience under his belt, you can bet that Chris knows a lot about all the best fish hideouts. Whether you’re after healthy-sized Cobia, an impressive number of Speckled Trout, or trophy Redfish, your guide will know exactly where to take you. Then it’s your time to come face to gills with your prey and reel it in.

Your fishing platform is 25’ Contender with a 300 HP Yamaha engine and more than enough room to sit up to 6 anglers. You’ll find quality fishing gear on board, and reliable navigational electronics will show you where to cast your line. The boat is well-suited for lake trips, as well as inshore and nearshore fishing.

Whatever you catch, Capt. Chris will clean and fillet it, so that you can enjoy it as soon as you come back from your exciting day on the water. It’s up to you to buy a valid fishing license before you meet up with the captain, and prepare some food and drinks, you’ll get snacky from all that reeling.

Kids will have a great time fishing with you and it’s best if they’re 4 and older, so that they can fully enjoy themselves. After that, all you have to do is have fun with Sabine Outdoors and catch some great fish!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $500
    When you book this trip, you get 7–8 hours of good fishing on the productive Texas waters. On your to-catch list are Speckled Trout, Redfish, Cobia, Flounder, and Tripletail. Capt. Chris will provide rods, reels, boat, and expertise, and on your side, you should take care of your fishing license, lunch, snacks, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $400
    There's no better way to start off your day than to go fishing, and this half day trip is the best proof. For 5 hours, you'll be chasing anything from Tripletail to Speckled Trout and probably come home with a cooler full of fish fillets. Don't forget to buy your fishing license before you come aboard, and bring some snacks and drinks, so that you don't fish on an empty stomach.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 30
    $400
    Spend your afternoon enjoying solid fishing action aboard Capt. Chris's boat! You'll have 5 hours to reel in a variety of species, including, but not limited to, Redfish, Flounder, and Speckled Trout. You'll need your fishing license, drinks, and snacks with you, and your guide will take care of all the gear you need.
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About the Captain

Chris Phillips
Cameron, Louisiana, United States
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Member since October 2019
With both ample fishing and guiding experience, Captain Chris Phillips knows a thing or two about fishing in the Texas waters. He's been a passionate angler for 37 years and he's been running trips for almost 2 decades. He loves being out there, showing his customers how to catch the biggest fish and nothing makes him happier than teaching little ones how to hook their first catch.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 53 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
GPS
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Darrin B.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   November 8, 2020
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Jason S.
Lumberton, TX
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Whole day trip with Captain Phillips

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on August 6, 2020
What a great day of fishing. My young adult children were visiting from out of state and wanted to do something they couldn’t...
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Shellie F.
Middleton, ID
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Half day trip with Captain Chris

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on April 13, 2021
Captain Chris made sure we were set up for successful fishing. He took us to several spots, bates our hooks as needed, and...
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Chadwick R.
Livingston, TX
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Full day trip with Captain Chris

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 20, 2021
Captain Chris was very accomadting to our group. We had our disabled uncle with us and even he got to fish and had the best...
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Cedar Park, TX
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Half Day Trip w/ Captain Chris

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 14, 2021
We booked a last minute trip with Capt. Chris.  My buddy and I had our kiddos (11yr girl / 10yr boy).  The fishing could...
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FAQs about Sabine Outdoors

Sabine Outdoors offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Sabine Outdoors, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Sabine Outdoors include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Sabine Outdoors offers the following types of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Sabine Outdoors offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Sabine Outdoors include:
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tripletail