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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

64 reviews
Manteo
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trips from $650

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4.71
out of 5 stars from 64 reviews
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Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
83%
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   July 15, 2020
The charter operator canceled 2 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting
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Craig D.
Moneta, Virginia
 5.00
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   NEW  September 2, 2020
Great trip.  Weather was good and the seas were not too bad.  Tough day for the bite.  Captain kept at it all...
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Lari T.
Sunbury, PA
 5.00
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Best fishing experience ever !

VERIFIED   NEW  August 23, 2020
The entire experience, start to finish was extraordinary from the moment we set foot in the boat until we docked. First...
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Anthony S.
Frostburg, MD
 5.00
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   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. ...
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James S.
Roanoke, VA
 5.00
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Great times with great people, definitely coming back!

VERIFIED   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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