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

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4.9
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out of 5 stars from 104 reviews
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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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Lori J.
Canyon Lake, TX
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Morning fishing with captain Russ

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on August 8, 2021
Great host and had a great day on the water.  Not a great day to bring any home but we sure enjoyed our trip.
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Joel K.
Schertz, TX
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Day Trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on May 3, 2021
Great day on the water with a great capt.  Caught the limit before lunch while everyone else was striking out.
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Patrick A.
Lytle, TX
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Half day trip with russ

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on July 24, 2021
Had a lot of fun. Russ put us on some fish
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John P.
Birmingham, AL
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on July 14, 2021
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Matthew H.
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on June 28, 2021
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