Captain
Russ Kostinas

Member since July 2017 Virginia Beach, United States
Background
Russ Kostinas has been a fisherman for the past 35 years. Before becoming a captain, he used to work as a mate for 3 decades, honing his fishing skills and acquiring knowledge. He now runs fishing trips that suit both pro anglers and families.

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Virginia Beach, United States
Background
Russ Kostinas has been a fisherman for the past 35 years. Before becoming a captain, he used to work as a mate for 3 decades, honing his fishing skills and acquiring knowledge. He now runs fishing trips that suit both pro anglers and families.
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My Charter Listing

Top Notch Charters

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (27)
Virginia Beach
trips from $650

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.9
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out of 5 stars from 29 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
90%
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George S.
Charlton, NY
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The Way to Go

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 21, 2021
Whether you’re a first timer or an old pro, the Top Notch, piloted by Captain Russ, is absolutely the way to go.  The boat...
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David F.
Holland, PA
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Great afternoon with Top Notch

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 22, 2021
Booked the 4 hour trip to give the kids a little experience while on vacation.  Captain Russ and the mate were great.  The...
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Gary A.
Washington, District Of Columbia
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Half day trip with kids

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 27, 2021
Awesome time.  Just out if the inlet fish were hammering.  The crew moved us around to try and catch something different. ...
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Craig W.
Norfolk, Virginia
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GREAT TIME

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 7, 2021
Captain Russ and first mate Reese were wonderful.  They were very friendly and worked on teaching the kids.  We were on fish...
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Barbara W.
United States
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   Extended Full Day Trip – Offshore on August 14, 2021
Captain Russ and his mate were great.  One of if not the best fishing trip we have ever been on.  Highly recommend this...
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