Captain
James Sabo

Member since March 2016 Rockport, United States
Background
Capt. James Sabo grew up in Ohio, fishing the Grand River and Lake Erie for Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, and Steelhead. At the age of 18 he moved to Texas, where he started fishing the flats for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Black Drum, and Flounder. He has over 20 years fishing experience, with 17 years of experience fishing the flats. He specializes in fishing with artificial lures or fly fishing, although he can happily accommodate anglers who prefer to fish with live or dead bait.
Techniques
Primarily Fishing bait and lures and Fly fishing

Hey, I'm Captain James Sabo

Rockport, United States
Background
Capt. James Sabo grew up in Ohio, fishing the Grand River and Lake Erie for Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, and Steelhead. At the age of 18 he moved to Texas, where he started fishing the flats for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Black Drum, and Flounder. He has over 20 years fishing experience, with 17 years of experience fishing the flats. He specializes in fishing with artificial lures or fly fishing, although he can happily accommodate anglers who prefer to fish with live or dead bait.
Techniques
Primarily Fishing bait and lures and Fly fishing
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Fishing Reports

Redfish and Trout on 1/2 Day trip

April 16, 2017

Had a great Day with some repeat customers. we ended up with 11 reds and 1 trout. Read Full Report →


Redfishing has been off the hook!!!

April 30, 2016

The flats are starting to heat up in Rockport and so is the Redfishing. We have been doing very well on Redfish on live and dead bait. We have also been doing well wade fishing for Speckled Trout and… Read Full Report →


Redfish and Trout on 1/2 Day trip

April 18, 2016

Had a great half day with the Curtis's from New Mexico. It started out to be a beautiful day with a tough early bite but we were able to close the deal before the bad weather rolled in. Read Full Report →


Flats fishing Rockport

April 12, 2016

Black Drum since the falling of the high tides the black drum fishing has been good on dead shrimp near drop offs and grass lines near reefs free lined or on 1/8 oz. jig heads. Speckled Trout Trout fishing… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.86
out of 5 stars from 31 reviews
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Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
95%
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Chris C.
Robstown, Texas
 5.00
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Fish Jedi Uses Force

VERIFIED   May 20, 2019
Jedi James took my son and I out on a slightly windy morning that turned into almost gale force winds.  Despite the conditions,...
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Paula G.
San Antonio, Texas
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VERIFIED   June 22, 2019
Windy day and we caught fish!  Captain was determined and diligent!
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Brett P.
VLG O THE HLS, TX
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VERIFIED   June 20, 2019
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Codi R.
Robstown, Texas
 5.00
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Amazing Trip

VERIFIED   April 26, 2019
Amazing Trip and guide. He was very accommodating and I think he wanted us to catch fish more then we did. Will no doubt book...
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Jon C.
Hurst, TX
 5.00
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VERIFIED   March 30, 2019
James is a solid guide. Got our limit early. Definitely recommend
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