Captain
Russ Schnering

Member since October 2016 Bradenton, United States
Background
Captain Russ Schnering and his son, Captain Jon Schnering, have over 40 years experience fishing the waters of Tampa Bay. Raised in Bradenton, Florida, they have intimate knowledge of the area's waterways and are fluent in the best techniques for catching anything from a Kingfish to a Tarpon. Both captains have proven their skills by competing successfully in several fishing tournaments. They welcome all skill levels aboard, from novice to professional, treating each and every guest with politeness and patience.
Techniques
I offer mostly live bait fishing using spinning and conventional gear.

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Bradenton, United States
Background
Captain Russ Schnering and his son, Captain Jon Schnering, have over 40 years experience fishing the waters of Tampa Bay. Raised in Bradenton, Florida, they have intimate knowledge of the area's waterways and are fluent in the best techniques for catching anything from a Kingfish to a Tarpon. Both captains have proven their skills by competing successfully in several fishing tournaments. They welcome all skill levels aboard, from novice to professional, treating each and every guest with politeness and patience.
Techniques
I offer mostly live bait fishing using spinning and conventional gear.

My Charter Listing

Bradenton Fishing Charters

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4.43
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
86%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Steve G.
Luck, WI
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Half day with Captain Jon

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on April 6, 2018
Great day.  Good fishing, not great.  But it’s called fishing.  Not catching. One of the best parts of the time...
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Doug B.
Bradenton, Florida
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Half day with Captain Jon

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on March 6, 2018
This was an amazing trip. Captain Jon was very knowledgeable about the area and giving good guidance on how to land the big...
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Steve A.
Sarasota, FL
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Fishing with Russ

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 29, 2020
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Tracey M.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on September 29, 2018
We had an excellent time! Captain and crew were awesome.  We will definitely be booking another trip..and thanks for dinner
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Ron M.
Sarasota, Florida
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February fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on February 23, 2017
Very good trip caught lots of fish & crew was very good would highly recommend them.
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