Captain
Ron Saxby

Member since July 2017 Virginia Beach, United States
Background
I've loved fishing since I was a boy. I moved to Hampton Roads, Va. in the early 80's, became enamored with salt water fishing and bought my first boat. Now, 7 boats later, I really enjoy taking people fishing and seeing them catch their first trophy fish and teaching them the techniques of fishing.
Techniques
On the Southern Belle, we primarily troll whether it be inshore or offshore. Inshore we troll mostly artificial lures, and offshore we use dead baits and artificials with teasers and dredges. We also do deep dropping trips around the Norfolk Canyon for tile fish, grouper, sea bass, etc. We specialize in offshore bluewater fishing, targeting marlin, tuna, wahoo and mahimahi (dolphin). We use the best tackle available - primarily Shimano reels and custom rods.

Hey, I'm Captain Ron Saxby

Virginia Beach, United States
Background
I've loved fishing since I was a boy. I moved to Hampton Roads, Va. in the early 80's, became enamored with salt water fishing and bought my first boat. Now, 7 boats later, I really enjoy taking people fishing and seeing them catch their first trophy fish and teaching them the techniques of fishing.
Techniques
On the Southern Belle, we primarily troll whether it be inshore or offshore. Inshore we troll mostly artificial lures, and offshore we use dead baits and artificials with teasers and dredges. We also do deep dropping trips around the Norfolk Canyon for tile fish, grouper, sea bass, etc. We specialize in offshore bluewater fishing, targeting marlin, tuna, wahoo and mahimahi (dolphin). We use the best tackle available - primarily Shimano reels and custom rods.
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Southern Belle Sportfishing

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Southern Belle Fishing Report

July 03, 2017

Offshore, mixed bag with blue fin tuna, yellow fin tuna, dolphin and an occasional billfish(white marlin, Sailfish, blue marlin). Tuna are moving out while the billfish are coming up from the Carolinas into our waters. Inshore, spanish mackerel are… Read Full Report →

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4.98
out of 5 stars from 22 reviews
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Half day inshore trip with captain Ron
Half day in shore. Capt Ron put us on loads of spanish mackerel
Half day with Capt Ron and First Mate Brain
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100%
Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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William T.
Chesapeake, Virginia
 5.00
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Half day with Capt Ron and First Mate Brain

VERIFIED   NEW  July 3, 2019
We are out visiting VB and the grandparents for a bit and wanted to get the kids out on their first saltwater fishing trip. ...
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Doug B.
Philadelphia, PA
 5.00
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Late May afternoon inshore.

VERIFIED   May 19, 2019
We had a great afternoon on the Southern Belle Capt Ron and 1st mate Kylie did a great job of getting us all on fish ( Spanish...
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Linda H.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
 5.00
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The Boys Fishing Trip with The Douthern Belle.

VERIFIED   August 20, 2018
From the booking to the final docking Captain Ron and Brandon were fabulous! The morning of the trip was severe rain and we...
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Jessica E.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Half day trip with Captain Ron

VERIFIED   May 28, 2019
Captain Ron and first mate Kylie were very knowledgeable and professional.  They took time to ensure we had the best trip...
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Jeff C.
Hemlock, MI
 5.00
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Half day trip in-shore

VERIFIED   May 17, 2019
We had an amazing time during this trip. The captain and crew were hands down amazing. They answered any questions we had and...
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