Backlash Sportfishing

Capt. Steve Richardson Virginia Beach, VA Incorporated Licensed Insured

Want to reel in some of the finest fish on the Eastern Seaboard? Come to Backlash Sportfishing and Captain Steve Richardson for an unforgettable fishing experience!

Virginia Beach, Virginia is home to Backlash Sportfishing and Captain Steve Richardson. Capt. Steve grew up in the sport fishing industry and has over 40 years of fishing experience. He has won many fishing tournaments over the years and has fished all over the world from Florida to Costa Rica. He is one of the best fishing Captains in the industry so you know you will have a fishing experience you’ll always remember!

Captain Steve operates a beautiful 56’ Sport Fisherman powered by dual 850HP Detroit engines. This vessel is equipped with a GPS, fishfinder, VHF radio, and a radar to get you on the fish. It’s also outfitted with a fighting chair, downriggers, outriggers, and a live well. An air conditioned salon, bed, and kitchen are just a few of the impressive facilities on this boat. With your safety in mind, this vessel has all of the necessary USCG approved safety gear.

The fishing licenses for you and your guests are included in your trip with Backlash Sportfishing. Also included is the bait, lures, rods, reels, and terminal tackle. You have many fishing techniques to choose from when fishing with Backlash Sportfishing and masterful Captain Steve.  He’ll have you and your guests bottom fishing, drift fishing, trolling, spinning, kite fishing, or deep sea fishing.

Whether you’re a first time fisherman or a seasoned angler, Backlash Sportfishing has the trip for you that’s sure to have you reeling in the big one. Highly skilled, Captain Mike will take you and five of your guests on a full day offshore fishing targeting Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Swordfish. Or you and your five guests will have the option to take aim at Spanish Mackerel, Taylor Bluefish, Flounder, Cobia, and small Sharks on the half day nearshore or full day nearshore fishing trip.

Backlash Sportfishing is filling its calendar quickly with all they have to offer! To ensure you get to fish with the tournament winning Captain Steve Richardson and Backlash Sportfishing, book your trip now for a bountiful fishing trip that will leave you coming back year after year!

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  Launch Location

654 Boardwalk, Virginia Beach

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Trips start at $650

4 Trips

1-6 guests

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2009 56' Sport Fisherman

850 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

Select an Available Trip

private

HALF DAY TRIP- INSHORE

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 11:00am (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This trip leaves from the docks at 7-11, 8-12, or 1-5.  You can expect to catch Spanish Mackeral, Taylor Blues, small sharks and in season Cobia.

All tackle, bait and fishing licenses are included.

bait, tackle, fishing licenses
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private

EXTENDED HALF DAY TRIP- INSHORE

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 12:00pm (5 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Trips run 7-12, 8-1 or 12-5

You can expect to catch Spanish Mackeral, Taylor Blues, small sharks.

bait, tackle, fishing licenses
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private

FULL DAY TRIP- NEARSHORE

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 3:00pm (8 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Boat will depart at 8am to 4 pm.  You can expect to catch Spanish Mackeral, Taylor Blues, Cobia, Red Drum.

Trip included all bait, tackle and fishing license.

Bait, tackle, fishing licenses
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private

FULL DAY TRIP- OFFSHORE

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 5:00am to 5:00pm (12 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Full day Offshore and our most popular trip.

leave the dock at 5am and watch the beautiful sunrise as you cruise comfortably to the fishing grounds.

You can expect to catch Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, White Marlin, Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Swordfish

If deepdropping Seabass, Grouper, and Tilefish

Bait, Tackle, Fishing licenses
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Fish Species

Amberjack
Black Seabass
Blue Marlin
Bluefish
Bonito
Cobia
Flounder
King Mackerel
Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Mahi Mahi
Sailfish
Spanish Mackerel
Swordfish
Tarpon
Tuna
Wahoo
White Marlin

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Life Raft
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • EPIRB
  • Flares
  • VHF Radio

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cooler
  • Multimedia System
  • Refrigerator
  • TV

Facilities

  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Kitchen
  • Shower
  • Salon
  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • Fighting Chair
  • First Mate
  • Downriggers
  • Livewell
  • Outriggers

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

  • Fishing License
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle
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Minimum Age

  • All ages welcome

Fishing Location

  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • Offshore
  • Wreck

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Steve Richardson

Boat Type

Sport Fisherman

Boat Length

56

Year Built

2009

Engine Manufacturer

Detroits

Number of Engines

2

Engine Horsepower

850 HP