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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Excellent
4.9 / 5
(142 reviews)
Aransas Pass
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trips from $500

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 142 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Stephanie A.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Chill captain

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on April 22, 2023
Took my future FIL and my special needs SIL on our first fishing trip together. Captain Russ was calm, flexible with time and...
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Jon M.
Klein, TX
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip with Capt Russ

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on September 3, 2023
Capt Russ is a fisherman’s captain. On a challenging bite day he worked hard to get us on good fish, going from spot to spot...
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Liz C.
Bandera, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Day trip with Russ

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on June 24, 2023
Although the heat & other conditions has made fishing the past few weeks tough in the area, Russ knew where to take us and...
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Bruce B.
Katy, TX
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Full Day with Captain Russ

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on June 11, 2023
We had good time fishing with Captain Russ. We fished three days out of Aransas Pass with three different guide on June...
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Donald M.
Canyon Lake, TX
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 trip with Russ Wheeler

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on May 20, 2023
Our guide was very knowledgable and I was completely comfortable in knowing he was going to do the very best he could to make...
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