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Backin' Up Sportfishing Charters

Member since September 2016 Manteo, United States
Background
Captain Ritchie Howell is a local boat builder and charter fisherman. He has been a licensed captain for over 32 years. He has completely rebuilt the Backin' Up himself, just for nearshore fishing charters. The boat is the largest in the Pirate's Cove Marina inshore fleet and offers relaxing and fun fishing trips to all the family. Join him for an enjoyable day on the water!

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Manteo, United States
Background
Captain Ritchie Howell is a local boat builder and charter fisherman. He has been a licensed captain for over 32 years. He has completely rebuilt the Backin' Up himself, just for nearshore fishing charters. The boat is the largest in the Pirate's Cove Marina inshore fleet and offers relaxing and fun fishing trips to all the family. Join him for an enjoyable day on the water!
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Backin’ Up Sportfishing Charters

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Good experience
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Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
82%
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Debbie H.
Harrison, OH
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Full Day with Jeremy and Watson

VERIFIED   Full Day Bottom/Troll Combo Trip on September 25, 2020
There were four of us, me, my boyfriend, his brother and his girlfriend.  I was the only one who had been deep sea fishing,...
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Daniel B.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   July 15, 2020
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Anthony S.
Frostburg, MD
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Offshore Trip (PM) on June 18, 2020
The Captain and Mate were awesome, the Boat was great and he handled it like a BOSS.  Cool people felt right at home.  He...
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James S.
Roanoke, VA
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Great times with great people, definitely coming back!

VERIFIED   Half Day Inshore Trip (PM) on August 7, 2020
Jeremy and Walton are awesome. They put us on some fish and kept us busy. Had an exciting couple of minutes when a 70lb cobia...
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Nick L.
Baltimore, MD
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Offshore Trip (AM) on July 8, 2020
I have been fishing in North Carolina for over 26 years on my vacation / and this boat was clean / and had a/c for the older...
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