Captain
Russ Wheeler

Member since August 2016 Aransas Pass, United States
Background
Captain Russ Wheeler has 28 years of experience fishing the waters of South Texas. Not only is he a very experienced and family friendly charter boat captain, he is also a certified Bird & Wildlife Guide, and he will be more than happy to share his knowledge of the area's amazing flora and fauna throughout your fishing trip.

Hey, I'm Captain Russ Wheeler

Aransas Pass, United States
Background
Captain Russ Wheeler has 28 years of experience fishing the waters of South Texas. Not only is he a very experienced and family friendly charter boat captain, he is also a certified Bird & Wildlife Guide, and he will be more than happy to share his knowledge of the area's amazing flora and fauna throughout your fishing trip.

My Charter Listing

Coastal Rod Bender

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(124 reviews)
Aransas Pass
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $500

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 124 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (180)
Lots of Fish
Lots of Fish
Great day with Capt. Russ
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Angler Rating
115
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Thad H.
San Antonio, Texas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great day with Capt. Russ

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on August 12, 2022
We were very lucky to get this trip in because I called Captain Russ at the last minute and he is very accommodating. We’ve...
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Michael Y.
Cresson, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Awesome half day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on June 19, 2022
I have been on guided fishing trips all over the US and this was one of the best. There is no doubt captain Russ knows the...
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Mike Y.
Creedmoor, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half Day trip with Captain Russ

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on March 26, 2022
When I booked through Fishing booker i was able to send Captain Russ a message letting him know that I was bringing my wife...
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Gerry P.
Pensacola, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half Day Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on March 17, 2022
We picked an “Not so Friendly” day on the water…they sky’s were grey, a light drizzle and the winds were 10-15 kts. ...
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Megan F.
San Antonio, Texas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half Day With Captain Russ

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on July 9, 2022
I booked a fishing trip for my husband and son with Russ. They had an awesome day! Russ knew some really great spots and was...
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