Captain
Richard Russell

Member since September 2016 Orange Beach, United States
Background
Captain Ritchie (a.k.a. “The Shark Whisperer”) is a veteran fisherman who has been serving the Gulf Coast with his fishing guide skills for over 30 years.  He provides fish cleaning for free and provides great customer service to all his clients. A native of Alabama's Gulf Coast, he has fished all of his life and specializes in catching Sharks, as well as many other species.
Techniques
Inshore/Nearshore fishing, shark fishing specialty but enjoy all kinds of fishing

Hey, I'm Captain Richard Russell

Orange Beach, United States
Background
Captain Ritchie (a.k.a. “The Shark Whisperer”) is a veteran fisherman who has been serving the Gulf Coast with his fishing guide skills for over 30 years.  He provides fish cleaning for free and provides great customer service to all his clients. A native of Alabama's Gulf Coast, he has fished all of his life and specializes in catching Sharks, as well as many other species.
Techniques
Inshore/Nearshore fishing, shark fishing specialty but enjoy all kinds of fishing
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Russell’s Coastal Fishing

115 reviews
Orange Beach
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trips from $500

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4.96
out of 5 stars from 115 reviews
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Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Michael C.
Clarksville, AR
 5.00
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Captain Russell is the man

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Inshore/Nearshore AM on June 25, 2020
Or should I say the shark whisperer. What a morning on the water. We caught several cobia, king and Spanish mackerel, and blue...
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William I.
Memphis, TN
 5.00
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6 HR shoreline trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Inshore/Nearshore on June 5, 2020
The captain was great. Got to know us and what we were looking for. Due to weather and other conditions we could have gone...
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Scott A.
Winder, GA
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Richie

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Inshore/Nearshore PM on July 5, 2020
We started out trolling for smaller fish. I think we caught mostly Spanish Mackerel. We later used the smaller fish we caught...
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Shawn B.
Foley, Alabama
 5.00
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Half day trip with captain richie

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Inshore/Nearshore on August 4, 2020
Had an awesome time and caught several Spanish mackerel. We tried to hook up with a shark and just couldn’t get one to bite....
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Andy W.
Winder, GA
 5.00
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Half Day Afternoon

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Inshore/Nearshore PM on August 5, 2020
We had a great time from the minute we arrived.  Captain Russell was encouraging the kids and made it a great experience. ...
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