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.

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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.
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Coastal Rod Bender

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (103)
Aransas Pass
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4.9
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out of 5 stars from 103 reviews
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June fishing trip
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Knowledgeable Guide
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
92%
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Alex B.
Joshua, TX
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on June 13, 2021
This was only our second time on a guided trip! Captain Russ was fantastic at communicating with a location change 2 days in...
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John A.
Lumberton, TX
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Captian Russ

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on September 11, 2020
We had an excellent trip and an excellent day on the water. Our trip had to be rescheduled due to bad weather. We arrived at...
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Nathaniel M.
Austin, Texas
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Helluva trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on May 27, 2021
Holy pelican poop…best time fishing my wife and I have ever had. The captain knew the bay like it was his backyard kiddy...
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Brandon P.
Austin, TX
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Half day trip with Captain Russ

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on June 4, 2021
Our group of 4 had a great day on the boat with Captain Russ. In spite of a slow start, he put us on the fish and stayed out...
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Kennan T.
Cedar Park, TX
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Great day!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on May 30, 2021
Had a great day with Captain Russ. He was VERY knowledgeable about the area. If the fish weren’t biting in one spot he has...
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