Rusty Chinnis is an award wining outdoor photographer, writer and US Coast Guard Licensed Captain. Rusty specializes in bird, landscape and coastal photography. Rusty is a fly fishing and travel writer with credits in American Angler, Fly Fishing in Saltwaters, Florida Sportsman, Sport Fishing, Tide Magazines, Sarasota Magazine and many others.

Rusty is the Outdoors Editor of the Anna Maria Island Sun and was a Contributing Editor of Fly Fishing in Saltwaters Magazine.

Rusty served as President and Chairman of the Board of The Florida Outdoor Writers Association and is a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America.

Rusty is a founder and is Chairman Emeritus of Sarasota Bay Watch a non-profit working to preserve and protect Sarasota Bay.

Rusty is also an International Federation of Fly Casters Certified Fly Casting Instructor.

Contact Rusty at 941-650-0318