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 With live bait, dead bait in the local bay systems.

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 With live bait, dead bait in the local bay systems.

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Fishing Reports

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 55 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
94%
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Darrel M.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   NEW  May 10, 2023
The charter operation canceled 2 days after the trip date.
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Carissa P.
Dallas, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Overall

Great morning with Capt.James

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on May 24, 2023
Capt. James patiently and professionally helped this family of 4 adult beginners and a toddler have a great time fishing. Appreciate...
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Scott K.
Peoria, AZ
Excellent
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Excellent

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 6, 2022
Awesome trip with Captain James.  Super knowledgeable, friendly, patient, overall great Captain.  Put us on the fish quickly...
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TRAVIS B.
SWINNEY SWTCH, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Overall

Good stuff.

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on September 16, 2022
Limited out in 1.5 hours.  Doesn’t get much better than that. James puts you on fish no doubt.  Skills, the boy has skills!
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Darryl G.
San Antonio, Texas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Captain James

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 10, 2021
We had an awesome fishing trip with captain James and would highly recommend him. He is willing to go the extra mile to ensure...
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