Calm backwaters await you in the many brackish (saltwater) intercostals waterway, bays, and creeks…some only navigable during high tides. This water is shallow and provides for some exciting fishing
Fish you are likely to catch include:
Drift past the mangroves while casting your lure to a possible fish of a lifetime. Shrimp is the bait of choice for backwater fishing . We sometimes catch and use live bait fish depending on the season.
The perfect trip for a family… the novice, intermediate and experienced fishermen (woman) will enjoy this experience equally. Perfect for Children
Backwater enables the angler to experience the mangrove forest while they observe its wildlife…
sighting of Eagles and Dolphins are common on backwater trips.
Items we provide:
- All rods, reels and tackle
- Global Position System
- Fish Finding Electronics
- Cleaning and Bagging Fish
Items to Bring:
- Favorite beverage
- Your favorite gear
You may wish to also bring a bottle of wine, cheese crackers beer, a sandwich or lunch. Capt Mike will provide complimentary water and soda
Trips aboard the MS. B. Haven are for 4, 6 and 8 hours and may accommodate up to 6 people, (However we recommend 4 people).
Capt Mike will always be the judge of the weather condition on the day of your trip.
Temperature, winds, tides, fronts and storm warning are always monitored by the captain. If weather is adverse, he reserves the right to change the direction of your trip to backwater. Additionally, sometimes Capt Mike might suggest fishing more backwater than Gulf fishing , if he has knowledge that a specific fish is biting hot that day!