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
June fishing trip
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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Stephanie G.
San Angelo, TX
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Half Fay Trip w/ Captain Russ

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4-5 Hours) PM on July 19, 2018
We had a good time excellent for our 3 teenagers!!
Stephanie G. recommends Coastal Rod Bender
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Brian D. W.
Austin, Texas
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.0
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Fishing with Russ

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on July 3, 2017
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Dwayne H.
Cypress, Texas
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on April 15, 2017
Dwayne H. recommends Coastal Rod Bender
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Nick L.
San Antonio, TX
Bad Bad Bad Bad Bad  1.7
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on October 1, 2020
I have never gone fishing for 3 hours and never touched a fishing pole. The captain never offered a pole to my wife my kids...
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