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Address: The Farthings Fairfield | Fairfield, Ilfracombe EX34 9ND, England
Phone Number:
+44 1271 863398

Visit Ilfracombe harbour and book a trip aboard our modern charter fishing...

Visit Ilfracombe harbour and book a trip aboard our modern charter fishing boat "Jay Jay". We offer fishing trips year round from as little as £12.50pp inclusive of all rods and tackle. Our mackerel trips are a great way to entertain the kids and you can even keep your catch for dinner. The boat is fitted with the latest navigation and safety equipment and is licensed for 12 passengers. We can also cater for stag and hen parties and provide coastal and sunset cruises on request.

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Telling it like it is!

9:30 trip out. Well looked after by the crew. Boat had everything we wanted on it apart from when we returned it had a lack of fish. Pleasant 2 hour trip but few fish but that's... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited Devon for a holiday and we wanted to do some sea fishing so decided on doing the 2 hour Reef fishing and it was fantastic. The guy who took us out was really helpful and allowed us to fish independently unless we asked for help. We are coming back in July and will definitely be... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Did 2 trips with these guys. 1 fishing trip, which they ran just to fit us in! We had the boat to ourselves and the chaps on board were great fun and really helped us. Even though my teenagers didn't catch anything they want to give it another go! 2nd trip was an hour of excitement on the speedy rib... More 

Thank sarahk542016
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Booked a 2 hour fishing trip for me and my son. Boat departed on time and we had a great couple of hours fishing off a reef. Managed to catch 6 dogfish and the calm waters and sunshine only added to our enjoyment. Had a really good skipper who helped out with tangled lines etc. Overall really good value.

Thank Peter G
1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Couldnt ask for a better crew Ben and sam were great. The fishing wasnt profilic but its fishing and not catching. Overall i will be returning for the winter cod comp

Thank Jack M
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Booked a trip for some of our party including 4 kids aged between 5-11. 1.5 hours is long enough for kids, and they managed a haul of 8 fish in that time! All thoroughly enjoyed it, the staff were brilliant with the kids. My oldest (8) said it was the best thing he did on holiday. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Georgigirl
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I was looking for something affordable and fun to plan as a surprise for my Partner and our seven children ages 2,3,4,6,7,9 and 11, that would be suitable and fun for all of us. Searching online I found bristol channel charters and after a phone call it was all booked. They were very helpful at answering any questions I had... More 

Thank Sar T
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

9:30 trip out. Well looked after by the crew. Boat had everything we wanted on it apart from when we returned it had a lack of fish. Pleasant 2 hour trip but few fish but that's down to luck on the day. Dull day for us but boat has no shelter for a hot or wet day so take something... More 

Thank PCMAN1964
1 review
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Great 2 hour trip. Son caught his first mackerel. And all those on board caught plenty. Delicious later. Crew helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Oliver H
Newbury, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 7 July 2016

A 4 hour trip, departing from Ilfracombe midday,returning at 4.pm.The fishing was not prolific but still enjoyable,great crew,very knowledgeable, helpful and patient.All in all a worth while trip,without catching the allusive 'moby'.

Thank firthy999
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

During a family holiday to Devon, our party of 12 booked (the previous day) to do a 2hr fishing trip. Having driven nearly an hour to get there the following morning, it turned out they had booked us in for a day later and had taken another party out. Whilst trying get to the bottom of the issue the young... More 

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