Frequently Asked Questions
Q. When should I phone the skipper to make a booking?
A. Usually during the day is acceptable. You should call the evening before the trip after he has had time to check the weather reports.
Q. Can I go on my own or with a friend?
A. We have individual and group booking days.
Q. I'm a novice boat angler will this be a handicap?
A. Assistance will be given, just ask the Skipper. We are here to help you have a successful time.
Q. What should I wear?
A. Wear a waterproof top layer which will also keep out the wind. Wear a hat , because Winter or Summer you will need head protection. Plenty of warm layers as it is always colder at sea.
Q. Do we need to bring food?
A. YES, bring a packed lunch and snacks. Hot drinks are supplied FREE on board. Any other types of drink please bring with you.
NO ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED ONBOARD WHATSOEVER!!
Q. Can I keep the fish that I catch?
A. You can keep all the fish you catch as long as they are of a suitable
size but please be sensible.
Q. Is there anything else?
A. Yes. Any medical conditions that may impact on the trip must be declared.
Q. How much will it cost?
A. The Skipper will tell you what your expected to pay but bait and rod hire is extra (at cost). hiring the boat for a day you must pay
50% deposit via PayPal.
Individuals can pay full amount or 50% deposit via PayPal.
Q. What happens if the fishing trip is cancelled?
A. Trips only usually get cancelled by the skipper due to bad weather. If he has to cancel he will discuss another date for you but if you cannot find a suitable date he will refund you.
Q. What to do next...
A. Choose a date then give the skipper a call a text or send an email. A deposit will be required to officially confirm your date.
If no deposit is received then that date will become available to other clients.
Remember that the total number in a fishing party is 6.
To Sum Up
When booking a fishing trip consider these four important points:
1. Book a date, time and the location of boarding.
2. Confirm the cost and pay your deposit.
3. Confirm with the skipper what day and time to next contact him to confirm with him that the trip is still going ahead.
4. Give him your contact phone number(s).