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 (104)
Aransas Pass
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4.9
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out of 5 stars from 104 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
91%
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Michael P.
Austin, TX
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4-5 Hours) PM on May 2, 2018
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Scott H.
Helotes, TX
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on March 16, 2018
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Rebecca W.
Fredericksburg, Texas
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Fishing with Russ

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on August 12, 2017
Was a great captain and we had a blast . Wasn’t the luckiest day for fishing but was a blast . We will be back !!!
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John A.
Buda, Texas
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First Class and Kid Friendly

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on August 10, 2016
Captain Russ is truly first class!  He went the extra mile to make sure a hot and slow day of fishing turned into great experience...
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Randy D.
Amarillo, Texas
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on July 28, 2017
Great time was had by all.
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