About this listing
Jim Smith (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1971 and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 1200HP Cummins engines with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.
Come fish aboard the Backlash, a custom 54’ Jim Smith Sportfisher that can take up to 6 people out for the day. Whether you want to fish for a full day or a half day, offshore or nearshore, Backlash Sportfishing will accommodate your needs. You will be fishing one of the most underrated fishing grounds on the East Coast, which is only just starting to be recognized for its outstanding fishing during the summer months and great fishing that extends right into early Fall.
The Backlash is equipped with all the latest equipment used to catch the a variety of fish, including a new CHIRP Sonar. Inside, there is room for everyone to ride comfortably to the fishing grounds. There is plenty of refrigeration, a microwave oven, large Corian countertops, a stereo equipped with Bluetooth and 2 new AC units to keep you cool in between winding in all those fish.
At the helm of the Backlash is Captain Steve Richardson. Steve has been fishing the waters off VA and NC since he was a young boy and you will find no one better qualified in the Atlantic region to catch you the fish of a lifetime. Capt. Steve has won his fair share of tournaments on the East coast including winning the 2015 White Marlin Open. Whether you are fishing for the elusive Blue Marlin, or are hoping to experience the hot White Marlin action in August and September, or wish to target Tuna, Mahi, or bottom fish, Capt Steve will put you on your chosen fish for sure.
The crew on the Backlash will see to your every need while on the water, while also offering you their vast knowledge of local fishing and entertaining personalities! If you are looking for a bucket list trip with the chance to catch the fish of a lifetime, this is the boat for you.
Everything necessary for you to enjoy great fishing out on the waters off Virginia Beach is provided including fishing licenses. The only thing you need to bring is what you want to eat and drink and of coarse a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check.
About the Captain
Member since July 2015
200 Winston Salem Avenue, Virginia Beach
, VA 23451, United States