Captain Russ Wheeler of Coastal Rod Bender covers famous fishing grounds such as Rockport, Port Aransas, Aransas Pass, and Corpus Christi. He prides himself on achieving exceptional results both for beginners and experienced anglers, and families with young children are always welcome.

You will be fishing aboard a comfortable 23’ Haynie Cat center console that offers a stable and dry ride. Powered by a 250 HP Mercury Pro XS engine, the boat runs fast to the fishing spots. The super quiet Minn Kota Trolling Motor will allow you to get up close to the fish and perfect your cast.

Capt. Russ specializes in sight casting, bay, flats, and wade fishing. He uses live and/or fresh dead bait, and/or artificial lures depending on your preference and how the fish are biting on the day. You may do some drift fishing, letting your bait float naturally in the water, or you can practice sight fishing, throwing your bait or lures out towards the fish.

These are abundant waters, so there’s no shortage when it comes to the species you can target. Jack Crevalle, Black Drum, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, and Sheepshead all call these waters their home, and are all potential targets.

Don’t forget to buy a valid Texas saltwater fishing license before your trip. Capt. Russ offers a 10% discount to active military, veterans, and wounded warriors.

Get on board Coastal Rod Bender and experience fishing in some of the most productive waters off the coast of Texas!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Viaje Privado
    Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours)
    ¡solicitado! Reservado hace: 1 día
    Cancelación GRATIS 14 días de aviso
    6 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 6:00 AM
    Viaje de temporada Mar 1 - Oct 31
    $500
    Get out on the productive fishing grounds off the coast of Texas in the early morning, and spend the day bending the rods. You'll target the iconic inshore species that call these waters their home, including Redfish, Trout, as well as Flounder.
  • Viaje Privado
    Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours)
    ¡solicitado! Reservado hace: 5 días
    Cancelación GRATIS 14 días de aviso
    4 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 6:00 AM
    Viaje de temporada Mar 1 - Oct 31
    $450
    This is a half day trip that will have you out on the water in the morning for that early bite. Explore the prolific waters off the coast of Texas, and have a great fishing adventure. You can expect to be fishing for Redfish, Trout, and maybe also Founder.
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Sobre el Captain

Russ Wheeler
Aransas Pass, Texas, Estados Unidos
Angler's Choice
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86 Opiniones de los clientes
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Miembro desde Agosto 2016
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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Especies de Interés

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish

Sheepshead Sheepshead
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Especificaciones del barco

Haynie (Center console) construido en 2012. Impulsado por 250HP Mercury motor, con una velocidad máxima de crucero de 40 nudos.

Longitud
23 ft
Capacidad
4 personas

Tipos de Pesca

Pesca de Orilla
Pesca Cerca de la Costa
Pesca en Arrecife
Pesca de Naufragio
Pesca en Aguas Poco Profundas
Pesca Backcountry

Técnicas de Pesca

Equipo Ligero
Pesca de Fondo/ Bottom Fishing
Troleo
Spinning
Drift Fishing

Servicios

GPS
Localizador de peces
Vivero para la carnada
Motor de troleo inalámbrico
Nevera para la pesca
GPS
Localizador de peces
Vivero para la carnada
Motor de troleo inalámbrico
Nevera para la pesca

El Viaje Incluye

Cañas, carretes y equipo
Carnada Viva
Señuelos
Limpieza y Fileteado

Política de Cancelación

Cancelación gratis hasta 14 días antes del viaje

Los clientes pueden cancelar o modificar su reserva hasta 14 días antes de la fecha del viaje sin cargo. Si el viaje se cancela o modifica después, o en caso de no presentarse, se cobrará el 100% del depósito.

Políticas

Traslado no incluído
El traslado desde / hacia el lugar de salida no está incluido en las tarifas del viaje.
Se permiten niños
Te quedas con la pesca
Se permite captura y liberación

Pago

Reserva con 15% depósito
Cuando el capitán confirme tu viaje, FishingBooker cargará a su tarjeta de crédito un depósito del 15% para garantizar la reserva.
Pagar el balance restante al capitán
El saldo restante se pagará directamente al operador del charter en la fecha del viaje o antes en uno de los siguientes métodos de pago:
Efectivo
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

Al pagar el saldo restante con tarjeta de crédito, habrá un cargo adicional del 5%

Aransas Pass Calendario de Pesca

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Opiniones de los clientes

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Buena experiencia
97%
Capitán amigable
99%
Recomienda este charter
99%
Apto para niños
100%
Satisfecho con el barco
100%
Atrapé lo que quería
92%
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ALAN B.
Fishers, IN
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Morning trip with Captain Russ

VERIFICADO   NUEVO  Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on Abril 5, 2021
This was our first time in Port A and it was great. Captain Russ was professional and friendly and really taught us a lot about...
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John A.
Lumberton, TX
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Captian Russ

VERIFICADO   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on Septiembre 11, 2020
We had an excellent trip and an excellent day on the water. Our trip had to be rescheduled due to bad weather. We arrived at...
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Clay R.
United States
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Good day in the bay

VERIFICADO   Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) on Agosto 24, 2020
got started early in the morning. Greeted by Russ and got to go over the day and where we would be fishing. It was a bit tough...
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Barrett P.
Aransas Pass, TX
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Great experience

VERIFICADO   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on Julio 22, 2020
The trip with Captain Wheeler was amazing! He put us on fish almost immediately, we started fishing when the sun came up and...
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Dustin L.
Ingleside, Texas
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Knowledgeable and friendly

VERIFICADO   Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) on Julio 8, 2020
Cap Russ was excellent, arrived early and had the boat ready with gas and bait. All we had to do was hop in and start fishing....
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FAQs about Coastal Rod Bender

Coastal Rod Bender offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (4–5 Hours) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (6–7 Hours) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Coastal Rod Bender, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Localizador de peces
  • Vivero para la carnada
  • Motor de troleo inalámbrico
  • Nevera para la pesca (Food Cooler & Fish Cooler)

Trips booked with Coastal Rod Bender include:
  • Cañas, carretes y equipo
  • Carnada Viva
  • Señuelos
  • Limpieza y Fileteado

Coastal Rod Bender offers the following types of fishing:
  • Pesca de Orilla
  • Pesca Cerca de la Costa
  • Pesca en Arrecife
  • Pesca de Naufragio
  • Pesca en Aguas Poco Profundas
  • Pesca Backcountry

Coastal Rod Bender offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Equipo Ligero
  • Pesca de Fondo/ Bottom Fishing
  • Troleo
  • Spinning
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Coastal Rod Bender include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Spotted Seatrout