Fishing Charter Rates and Services for Port Aransas, Corpus Christi Texas and surrounding areas...

Get ready to experience exciting Redfish, Black Drum, Speckled Trout, & Flounder fishing (on occasion Jack Crevalle & Tarpon)! Families with young children & corporate groups are always welcome! If you need multiple boats, the Capt. can accommodate! All skill levels (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced) are welcome!

5% discount for active/retired military & seniors (65 and over). Be sure to let the Capt. know!

We'll be fishing Redfish Bay, Aransas Bay, Mud Island, Traylor Island, Estes Flats, Copano Bay, St. Charles Bay, Nueces Bay, Corpus Christi Bay and the Beautiful Upper Laguna Madre, Flats, and Back Lakes. Trips to Cedar Bayou & Baffin Bay can be arranged with advance notice. We will be using live and dead baits such as: mullet, mud minnows, crabs, and sea lice; this depends on what type of fish we are fishing for. Capt. James Sabo is USCG Licensed & TPWD Certified!!!

Step Aboard Capt. Sabo's 2014 MAJEK ILLUSION w/200 YAMAHA SHO! It's a beautiful boat with a comfortable ride that will get into the shallowest of water to catch big fish!

Maximum Capacity is 5 people + the Capt..

Supplied by the Capt.

  • Type 1 life vests
  • Garmin GPS
  • Emergency Cell Phone
  • First Aid Kit
  • Ice Chest
  • Rods & Reels (feel free to bring your own)
  • Fly fishing rods from TFO

What you'll need to bring

  • Favorite snacks and drinks
  • Tennis shoes (please no shoes which leave marks on boat)
  • Wide-brimmed hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • Wading gear (if applicable)
  • Camera (for catching the moment!)
  • Clothing appropriate for weather


Texas Law requires that you have a "Saltwater Fishing License with a Saltwater Stamp". Licenses can be purchased at TPWD, Deep Sea Headquarters in Port Aransas Texas, or at Rockport Tackle Town in Rockport Texas. You must have this license in order to fish.

We ask that all children under the age of 13 bring a comfortable life jacket due to the Type 1 vests being bulky and can be uncomfortable.


Full Day Trip (6 to 7 hrs)
$550 (2 people). $100 each additional person after that (up to 5 people total).
Half Day Trip (4 to 5 hrs)
$500 (2 people). $75 each additional person after that (up to 5 people total).

Meeting Locations

Cove Harbor South
100 Cove Harbor Dr.
Rockport, TX 78382

Aransas Pass
San Patricio County Boat Ramp
426 E Ransom Rd
Aransas Pass, Tx 78336

Port Aransas
Deep Sea Headquarters
440 W Cotter St.
Port Aransas, TX 783734037


A deposit of $125 is required. Your deposit reserves your trip date(s). Please note that deposits are non-refundable!

Remainder of booking fee is due in cash upon completion of trip or paid in full in advance with check made out to James Sabo. Most major credit cards are accepted and will incur a 10% surcharge.

The following payments are accepted - Cash - Money Orders - PayPal - Visa - MasterCard - Discover

If paying by check or money order, please mail your $125 deposit to:

James Sabo
2158 6th St.
Ingleside, TX 78362

Please notify Capt. James when your deposit is mailed, so he'll know your date is reserved.

A tip for a good day on the water is always welcome!

Reschedule Notice: Capt. James Sabo reserves the right to reschedule any trip due to inclement weather or circumstances beyond his control. If you have any questions, please notify Capt. James Sabo by phone or text only!

Duck Hunting and Cast & Blast (New)

Non Guided Rates
Non-Guided drop offs for the experienced hunters includes a blind with decoys set up. We use ground blinds and Wood duck blinds for these hunts, with wooden benches.

$125 per hunter
Minimum of 2 hunters.

Full Guided Rates
Full guided hunts will leave the dock generally 30 minutes before hunting time, and hunt until around 10:00 AM.

$200 per hunter
Minimum of 2 hunters.

Cast & Blast
Combo hunt: we'll hunt ducks until 10:00 AM, and then fish the flats until 2:00 PM. All of your catch and hunt will be cleaned and bagged.

$400 per hunter
Minimum of 2 people.

Required: Hunting license with federal duck stamp. A shotgun with 3 shell capacity using only steel shot. Camoflauge outer gear; such as a jacket. Waders are recommended, however not required.

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