Backin’ Up Sportfishing Charters provides exciting, family-friendly angling adventures along the nearshore waters of North Carolina’s world-famous Outer Banks. Hop aboard the "Backin’ Up," a true fishing machine, and get ready to cast your line for a whole host of awesome species!
The Backin’ Up is the largest inshore and nearshore vessel departing out of Pirate’s Cove Marina in Manteo. How’s that for some serious bragging rights? Capable of accommodating up to 6 guests, this 46’ Sheldon Midgett boat was completely rebuilt in 2014, and designed with sportfishing in mind. She’s the perfect place to begin your fishing adventure!
Backin’ Up is decked out with a comfortable and fully air-conditioned salon, a bathroom, the very latest in electronics, and a spacious cockpit. if you’re a game fishing fanatic, you’ll be pleased to discover there’s a large Marlin chair, as well as two smaller fighting chairs.
This charter specializes in nearshore fishing the waters of the Outer Banks, meaning that both experienced and brand-new anglers will feel right at home on their adventure. Opt for a shorter trip, and you’ll be targeting species such as Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Red Drum, Cobia, and Flounder. They offer the perfect introduction to fishing these waters!
For more experienced anglers, a longer adventure means you can head up to 30 miles offshore, where you’ll cast your line for Tilefish, Seabass, Grouper, Amberjack, Shark, King Mackerel, and trolling species such as Sailfish and Mahi Mahi.
Custom fishing tackle is provided on board, and your captain and crew recommend that you bring plenty of snacks with you, as well as suitable clothing for the weather, polarized sunglasses, and soft-soled shoes. Most importantly, come with a bucket of smiles and an icebox to bring your catch home with you!
You Keep Catch
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Charter Operator
About this listing
Sheldon Midgett Craft (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1975, and restored in 2014. Powered by a 700HP CAT C-12 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.
Manteo Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Backin’ Up Sportfishing Charters
- $650 per group - Half Day Inshore Trip (AM) (4 hours)
- $650 per group - Half Day Inshore Trip (PM) (4 hours)
- $975 per group - 3/4 Day Offshore Trip (AM) (6 hours)
- $975 per group - 3/4 Day Offshore Trip (PM) (6 hours)
- $1,650 per group - Full Day Bottom/Troll Combo Trip (10 hours)
- $1,850 per group - Full Day Gulf Stream Trip (12 hours)
- Air Conditioning
- Fighting Chair
- Live Bait Well
- Multimedia System
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait
- First Mate
- Fishing License
- Inshore Fishing
- Nearshore Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- King Mackerel (Kingfish)
- Seabass (Black)
- Spanish Mackerel
- Triggerfish (Gray)