Bradenton Fishing Charters


Hello and welcome to my website. I look forward to having you experience Tampa Bay at its best! Fish for Snook, Tarpon, Redfish, Trout, Kingfish, Shark, Permit, Grouper and Snapper. I offer inshore and near shore light tackle fishing to provide you with a challenging and exhilarating day on the water. Check out the photo galleries and you’ll see plenty of happy customers! I work hard to make your day on beautiful Tampa Bay a successful one. During your charter you may also get the opportunity to see dolphins, sea turtles, pelicans, manatees, and a wide variety of birds in their natural habitat.

Capt. Russ

Captain Russ Schnering is a professional Florida fishing guide who was raised in and resides in Bradenton, Florida. Capt. Russ is knowledgeable and experienced in all aspects of Florida Gulf Coast fishing. Considered by many to be an expert in everything from kingfish to tarpon, his success in hunting redfish, trophy snook and giant tarpon is undeniable.

Capt. Russ is a successful tournament competitor and master of Florida Gulf fishing. His pleasant personality enhances your charter fishing experience. He treats everyone from novice to expert in a patient and pleasant manner.

The Boat

Capt. Russ runs an impeccably kept 21′ Sea Pro. This boat features a 140hp Suzuki 4-Stroke. The boat is also equipped with a ‘tuna tower,’ making it optimal for spotting fish on the flats from great distances. This boat is designed to fish both the shallow backwaters and the reefs of the Florida Gulf.

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