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Backwater Guide Service

Scipio Creek Marina, Apalachicola, FL
+1 850-899-0063
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Lots of fish - funny guide!

Captain Jimmy picked my spouse up right from the porch of our rented houseboat - you can't beat... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Beverly B
Baldwin, Florida
via mobile
Great day out fishing

Capt Jimmy is great to book a fishing charter with. He keeps ya entertained the whole time. Had... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Floyds Knobs, Indiana
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Scipio Creek Marina, Apalachicola, FL
+1 850-899-0063
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Captain Jimmy picked my spouse up right from the porch of our rented houseboat - you can't beat that convenience!!!! My spouse has dementia and Captain Jimmy was very kind and patient with him - even brought him back early (at my hubby's request) when...More

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Capt Jimmy is great to book a fishing charter with. He keeps ya entertained the whole time. Had great stories of the area. He knows all kind of different places to fish. He will have you laughing the whole time. Even gives people with less...More

Thank jcnungester
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The owner of our rental unit recommended Captain Jimmy to us and we were glad she did! Jimmy took us on a full afternoon eco tour of the river system around Apalachicola where his knowledge and skill of guiding through the rivers was apparent from...More

Thank susieslp
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Captain Jimmy is 5th generation in Apalachicola, so he knows every nook of the area. He knows what you will catch, where, and the right bait to use. He knows Apalach history, and will have you rolling in laughter with his stories. You will come...More

1  Thank Angela M
Reviewed 6 June 2016

My husband and have been out with Captain Jimmy multiple times over the years. It's always a great time. He knows so much about the area and what the fish are up to. You are bound to have a ball if your fishing, shelling, or...More

1  Thank AnchorWatch
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Captain Jimmy took our family on an amazing trip up the Appalachicola river to Fort Gadsen. We have 3 small children and he kept them entertained the entire time. He really took his time w us and even found us a great piece of driftwood....More

1  Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 4 November 2015

My husband, myself and 2 sons (ages 7&9) were lucky enough to take 2 tours with Backwater Guide Service during the week we visited St. George Island!! We have hired other people in years past to take us fishing but trust me....Captain Jimmy is the...More

1  Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Jimmy was great with the two 11 year old boys we took fishing. Both boy's had limited fishing experience but Jimmy kept them fishing while my friend and I could keep fishing ourselves. We all had a great time. Thanks Jimmy!

2  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

I could never write enough wonderful things about Captain Jimmy!! Friends and I were staying on St.George Island and wanted a water tour, well what we got was a lifetime of memories. We were taken out to the Appalachacola River and to the Gulf of...More

1  Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Can't say enough about our trip with Captain Jimmy! He went out of his way to make sure we were having a great time (how could we not...we're fishing). This was our first trip to Apalachicola and to fish with Jimmy. We will definitely be...More

1  Thank sasieber
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