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Weekday Special:

Calling all weekday anglers! Don't miss out on Backwater Expeditions unbeatable weekday special! For just $175, set sail all day on our 17-foot skiff rental from Mobjack Bay Marina, departing between sunrise to 7 AM and returning between 5 PM and sundown. Immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of the bay while enjoying the tranquility of fishing. Book now and make your weekday unforgettable!


Mathews County:

  • 1/2 Day: $175*

  • All day: $275*

  • Dockside delivery to residential or vacation rentals is available at most locations for no extra cost.

  • *Plus tax.  Restrictions apply.  NO HIDDEN COSTS! One tank of fuel included, that should last an entire day!  Includes having our 17' Skiff delivered dockside to any public boat ramp in Mathews, VA.  Inquire to determine if we can deliver to your dock at no extra cost.  This maximizes your time on the water, keeps you from having to tow a boat, or back it down a ramp.  Just step on and off from the dock.  The vessel will have all legally required safety equipment and can accommodate a max of 4 persons, with a load up to 800 pounds.  A signed lease agreement is required and contains additional details.  


Outside of Mathews County? Call for pricing.


Other Services:

  • Chartered trip with a Licensed Captain: Call for pricing.

  • Crab pot rental with bait included.

Weather Policy

We want you to enjoy your trip. If the weather for the day you booked isn't looking promising contact us to request a different day and we will accommodate you the best we can.  We make the sole decision to reschedule or cancel due to weather on the morning of a rental.  You may request a reschedule up to 48 hours before your trip.  This is restricted by schedule availability and our approval.  If we cancel an outing due to inclement weather or poor conditions, we give our customers the option to reschedule their trip. If a trip cannot be rescheduled, a full refund will be made. There are no weather refunds given on multi-day rentals or package deals. 

Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy

30 days prior to your reservation you may cancel and receive a full refund, minus a $25 processing fee.  Within 30 days you may only request a reschedule, authorized on a case by case basis at our discretion which may be subject to an additional processing fee.  We only accept cancellations via email:

Reservation Policy

For security reasons the PHOTO ID and the Credit Card used to make the reservation are required at check-in. If you fail to bring either of these we cannot allow you on the boat and will not provide a refund. A credit card and boat renter information is retained during the rental regardless of the method of final payment.

*We reserve the right to modify our policies and terms at any time.

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