Are you itching for some active fishing and you’re dreaming of bagging some mouth-watering fish?! Well, look no further. Come down to Port Aransas, Texas,  and contact Come and Take It – 45’ Cabo Express. They’ll provide you with a fishing trip with comfort and style. Captain John Hughes will take good care of you and he’ll do his best that you have an amazing time out on the water.

Hop aboard the Cabo, Offshore sport fishing model from 2000. It is 45’ and it is spacious enough to accommodate groups of 6 guests tops. The boat is fitted with a double Man engine that can reach 28 kn. There are many amenities for your comfort and optimal fishing experience. You can lounge on the flybridge, do some trolling with outriggers, and during breaks you can cool down with the AC while watching TV:

This charter specializes in offshore areas, and anglers who want to target pelagic fish will love the trip offers. Though the fish bites all year round, the slowest season is during winter, and also Amberjack is not always available. Generally, you can target many species like Mahi Mahi, Blue Marlin, and several types of Tuna. You can go after these beauties using heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, and drift fishing.

Don’t forget to acquire your Texas fishing license before the trip, since the charter doesn’t cover it. As for the fishing gear, lures, and bait, the crew will provide you with everything. For your greater experience, there’s an onboard kitchen, shower, toilet, and bed available. In case you need some help you can ask the first mate. If you get lucky you can keep the catch. Families with children are welcome.

Have an amazing and thrilling adventure out on the ocean with Come and Take It – 45’ Cabo Express.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Feb 1 - Oct 15
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $2,900
    You'll spend 8 hours fishing the offshore waters of Port Aransas. Explore waters up to 40 miles offshore and target a variety of tasty game fish. Perfect for first-time fishermen, families, or anyone looking to have a good time. These trips target Red Snapper, Kingfish, Sharks, Wahoo, Amberjack, Barracuda, Vermillion Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, and many others when in season. Fuel and bait are included, just bring your licenses, food, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    10Hr Extended Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Feb 1 - Oct 15
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $3,600
    Spend even more time than on a full day trip and fish offshore waters for 10 hours up to 60 miles offshore! Use the extra time to run out further into the Gulf of Mexico and hit spots most boats never will never see that have less fishing pressure. These trips target Red Snapper, Kingfish, Wahoo, Sharks, Barracuda, Mangrove Snapper, Blackfin Tuna, Amberjack, Tilefish and many others when in season! All the bait and fuel are included, so you should just bring fishing licenses, some food, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    12Hr Trophy Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Feb 1 - Oct 15
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $4,300
    This trip will see you explore and fish the sea for 12 hours and up to 80 miles offshore. Use the extra time to target true Gulf of Mexico trophies or large volume meat hauls. This trip targets swordfish, blue marlin, sailfish, amberjack, Red Snapper, Kingfish, Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna and many more! All trips include bait and fuel. The only thing you need to bring is food, drinks and a fishing license.
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Customer reviews

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Mark H.
Austin, TX
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8 hr trip with Cpt Brad "Come and Take it"

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on August 6, 2023
Brad and Preston (1st mate) were excellent!  Had 3 novice fishers on our trip and Preston had the patience and desire to ensure...
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Tyler, TX
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July 23 2021 12 hour fishing trip

VERIFIED   12Hr Trophy Fishing Trip on July 24, 2021
Amazing trip! Can’t say enough good things about this beautiful boat and her excellent and very friendly and helpful crew....
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Lonnie B.
Grand Prairie, TX
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10hr Trip with Captain Brad,

VERIFIED   10Hr Extended Full Day Trip on September 4, 2022
Captain Brad, was great in communicating with me before the trip and everything we wanted to experience he did his best to...
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Jordan H.
WHT SETTLEMT, TX
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10hr trip

VERIFIED   10Hr Extended Full Day Trip on June 18, 2022
Had an amazing time with the Captin and friends. He put us on fish right away and we had plenty of time to look for more. I...
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Terry S.
FAIR OAKS, TX
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VERIFIED   12Hr Trophy Fishing Trip on July 15, 2022
Boat , Captain and crew were first class from start to finish.  I would recommend this group and boat to anyone looking for...
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FAQs about Come and Take It – 45' Cabo Express

Come and Take It – 45' Cabo Express offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $2,900 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
  • US $3,600 per group - 10Hr Extended Full Day Trip (10 hours)
  • US $4,300 per group - 12Hr Trophy Fishing Trip (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Come and Take It – 45' Cabo Express, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Come and Take It – 45' Cabo Express include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate

Come and Take It – 45' Cabo Express offers the following type of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing

Come and Take It – 45' Cabo Express offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Come and Take It – 45' Cabo Express include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Swordfish
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Captain

John Hughes
Port Aransas, Texas, United States
ID & license verified
40 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2021
Captain John has fished and hunted his whole life. However, he also loves business and so it is his goal to assemble the best guides and boats in his area that will put all the effort into customers' needs. Come fish with the best!

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat specs

Cabo (Sportfishing) originally built in 2000. Powered by 2 800HP Man engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
45 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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