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.

My Charter Listings

Tails Up Guide Service – Rockport

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 13 reviews
Rockport
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $500

Tails Up Guide Service

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 18 reviews
Aransas Pass
trips from $500

Tails Up Guide Service – Portland

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 1 review
Portland
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $500

Tails Up Guide Service – Pt Aransas

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 13 reviews
Port Aransas
In demand!
trips from $500

Tails Up Guide Service – C. Christi

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 1 review
Corpus Christi
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $600

Fishing Reports

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos & videos by reviewers (25)
4.82
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
out of 5 stars from 46 reviews
Boat
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Crew
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Experience
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Half day trip with Captain James
Half day trip with Captain James
Fishing with James
+22
Angler Rating
35
2
1
1
0
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
96%
Sort By:
Featured  
Showing:
5 of 46 reviews
Darryl G.
San Antonio, Texas
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
Experience:
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Boat
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Crew
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Overall

Half day trip with Captain James

VERIFIED   NEW  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...
Darryl G. recommends Tails Up Guide Service – Rockport
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
  James Sabo Captain replied

Jeff R.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   March 13, 2021
The charter operator canceled 1 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful

Tony M.
Houston, Texas
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
Experience:
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Boat
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Crew
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Overall

2 half day trips with Captain James Sabo

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on June 22, 2021
Went out on first day trip and got canceled by captain due to safety concerns. There were thunderstorms with lightning approaching...
Tony M. recommends Tails Up Guide Service – Pt Aransas
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
Tony M. recommends Tails Up Guide Service – Pt Aransas
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful

Rick M.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   October 12, 2020
The charter operator canceled 1 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting
Mark as helpful
2 persons find this review helpful
You and 2 people found this helpful
Mark as helpful
2 persons find this review helpful
You and 2 people found this helpful

Stephen E. R.
Houston, Texas
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
Experience:
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Boat
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Crew
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Overall

Awesome fishing guide!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on September 18, 2020
I chose Captain James because of the rave reviews I had read about him. Wow! He met and surpassed my expectations and definitely...
Stephen E. R. recommends Tails Up Guide Service
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
  James Sabo Captain replied