Rusty Chinnis is an outdoor photographer, writer, captain and FFF Certified Fly Casting Instructor. He specializes in fishing, bird, landscape and coastal photography.
urrently outdoors editor of the Anna Maria Island Sun, he was also a contributing editor of Fly Fishing in Saltwaters magazine. His articles and images have been published in many outdoor magazines.
Chinnis 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.
He was a founder, president and currently serves as chairman of Sarasota Bay Watch, a 501c3 environmental organization.