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Airboat Fishing

Capt. Michael Martinez

Capt. Mike grew up here in our town of Seadrift, TX, so he’s not a novice when it comes to being familiar with our area bays and surrounding marsh country. His absolute passion is wading for big wintertime trout with MirrOlure Soft-Dines – what a rush! However, Capt. Mike is also very, very fond of duck hunting, so on any

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Capt. Perry Rankin

Perry hails from the Lake Jackson area where his father owned a marina, and most of his memorable years were spent either on, or near, the water. As a young adult, Perry dedicated 6 years to the Airforce and obtained a degree in Equipment Engineering. He traveled to Idaho and worked in the semiconductor industry. That took him to Oregon,

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Capt. Doug Russell

Capt. Doug Russell grew up in north Texas, and later went on to receive a Business Management degree from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX. In addition to his passion for the great outdoors, Capt. Doug loves to rodeo. Between his collegiate rodeo career and his time spent on the PRCA rodeo circuit, Doug spent 12 years of his earlier

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Capt. Cooper Hartmann

Capt. Cooper Hartmann is originally from Johnson City, TX, where he grew up fishing small rivers and lakes in the surrounding Texas hill country. As a boy, his passion was bass fishing, but that all changed while on a family vacation down in Port Mansfield, TX. That’s when Cooper learned a lot about sight-casting to redfish, and consequently fell in

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