Captain
Russell Firth

Member since May 2017 Wanchese, United States
Background
I started commercial fishing with my grandfather and fell in love with it. My family goes way back, with many generations working as fishermen. I became a charter captain so I could show others how to fish and enjoy the bounty of our oceans.

Hey, I'm Captain Russell Firth

Wanchese, United States
Background
I started commercial fishing with my grandfather and fell in love with it. My family goes way back, with many generations working as fishermen. I became a charter captain so I could show others how to fish and enjoy the bounty of our oceans.

My Charter Listings

Grandpa Charters

4.8 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (39)
Wanchese
 Last booking: 4 hours ago
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trips from $600

Grandpa Charters – Shrimp & Crab

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (63)
Wanchese
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trips from $330

Fishing Reports

Customer Reviews

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4.9
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out of 5 stars from 103 reviews
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Half day trip
Worth it's weight
Fishing with Russell
+97
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Michael S.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   NEW  October 15, 2021
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Ronnie H.
Smithsburg, MD
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Half a day

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip (AM) on September 21, 2021
Had a wonderful time captain Russell an mate Mike talked us through everything an showed us how to use the fishing equipment...
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Heather W.
United States
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Half day trip with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) – Nearshore on July 7, 2021
It was a fun trip and Captain Mike and Russell were great!  They tried hard to find good fishing spots for us!  Unfortunately,...
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Jeannette B.
Moneta, Virginia
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2hr morning trip

VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip (PM) on July 29, 2021
We had 4 adults and 2 children ages 6and 7. The boat trip out was relaxing for the adults, but as you can imagine, not...
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Ryan W.
Yorktown, VA
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Half Day Shrimping Charter

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on July 29, 2021
We did the 6am, 4 hour tour & would highly recommend this one. The weather was perfect this early in the day, the boat ride...
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