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 80s and became enamored with saltwater 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 Tilefish, Grouper, Seabass, etc. We specialize in offshore bluewater fishing, targeting Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, and Mahi Mahi (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 80s and became enamored with saltwater 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 Tilefish, Grouper, Seabass, etc. We specialize in offshore bluewater fishing, targeting Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, and Mahi Mahi (dolphin). We use the best tackle available – primarily Shimano reels and custom rods.
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Southern Belle Sportfishing

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Virginia Beach
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Lisa S.
Chesapeake, Virginia
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Deep sea charter with Captain Ron!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Offshore (5MAX) on May 15, 2021
Wonderful time had by all!. We are from Washington State, my oldest son and I planned a charter with my youngest son who’s...
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Ryan C.
Franklin, WV
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Half day trip with cpt Ron

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) on July 28, 2021
This trip was amazing. We caught several ribbon fish then targeted some cobia and red drum. We ended up catching 1 cobia and...
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Brandon N.
Strongsville, OH
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4 hour inshore trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) on July 27, 2021
We had a blast on our trip with Captain Ron and his mate Austin. Multiple first time anglers in our group and they were great...
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Joshua P.
Chesapeake, Virginia
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Half Day Trip with Captain Ron

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) on June 19, 2021
We had a wonderful trip fishing on the Southern Belle ! Captain Ron made us feel right at home on his beautiful boat. The deck...
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Debbie V.
Haymarket, VA
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Half Day trip with Captain Ron on the Southern Belle

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) on August 13, 2021
We caught the boat limit of 15 ribbonfish in the first hour on an immaculately-kept boat. While catching the limit may not...
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