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Tails Up Guide Service Hunting and Fishing Rates

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!

All our boats meet US Coast Guard standards, carry USCG approved life vests, GPS, first aid kit, cell phone and Capt James Sabo is first aid and CPR certified.

Directions to boat launch given at time of booking.

(Must have current Texas fishing license with saltwater stamp at time of service.)

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

Let us help customize a corporate guided fishing event that your clients will remember and talk about for years to come! Call us for more info.

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What you'll need to bring

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.

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.

Fishing Rates

Full Day Fishing Trip (6 to 7 hours) $600 for 2 people, $700 for 3 people, $800 for 4 people, $1000 for 5 people. Half Day Fishing Trip (4 to 5 hours) $550 for 2 people, $650 for 3 people, $750 for 4 people, $950 for 5 people.

Duck Hunting and Cast & Blast Rates

Full Guided Duck Hunting Rates

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

$200 per Person

Minimum of 2 People.

Non Guided Duck Hunting 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.

Cast & Blast Combo Hunt Rates

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. Camouflage outer gear; such as a jacket. Waders are recommended, however not required.

Quail Hunting Rates

October 26th-Feb 23 (Wild Birds)

Private Ranch/Leased Hunting

Includes Quail Truck or Polaris and Dog handler, and will be loaded with dogs for the day.

You will be hunting behind highly skilled guides and trained dogs and top-notch retrievers.

Example: If you have private land that you would like to hunt we can show up on location with our rig to run dogs for you. All birds harvested from your hunt will be cleaned and packaged by your dog handler.

Released Bobwhite Quail Hunts


$900 Quail truck with dogs and Dog Handler $6.00 per Quail.

Example: You will show up at our location within 1 hour of Corpus Christi, Tx at the agreed upon time and we will have your hunt ready to go.

Silver Package

For 5 people includes Quail rig with dogs and dog handler and 50 birds.
(upgrade optional)
Chuckar, Pheasant. and Quail (market price)

$1200 Gold Package

For 5 people includes Quail rig with dogs and dog handler and 100 birds
(upgrade Optional)
Chuckar, Pheasant, and Quail (market price)


Daily Dove Hunts

Morning or Evening Day Dove Hunts.

$150.00 a gun hunting doves close to town only 30 minutes drive from Corpus Christi.

Limited availability on special white-winged and mourning dove hunts.

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!