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Bristol Channel Charters Ltd

The Farthings Fairfield | Harbour Car Park, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
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FANTASTIC FISHING TRIP

Sea fishing at its best!!! Both Mark and Kevin have tons of knowledge and are fantastic fun hosts... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Churchill9962
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Marlborough, United Kingdom
Mackerel Fishing

Had a great afternoon mackerel fishing with Mark and his team. Clean great boat, safe, lots of fish... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
gjertsen
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Devon, UK
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“sea fishing”(6 reviews)
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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 £15pp inclusive of all rods and tackle. Our mackerel trips are a great way to entertain the kids and you...more
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Sea fishing at its best!!! Both Mark and Kevin have tons of knowledge and are fantastic fun hosts who bent over backwards to ensure we had a great trip. I would highly recommend Bristol Channel charters to anyone serious about sea fishing or any family...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Had a great afternoon mackerel fishing with Mark and his team. Clean great boat, safe, lots of fish and a friendly team oh and we saw dolphins!!!! Top day :)

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

We had a great trip, we all caught dogfish which had to be thrown back but we had a couple of Pollock to go home with and cook on the BBQ. The weather was amazing so I think we would have stayed out there all...More

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Mccool569, Owner at Bristol Channel Charters Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Many thanks for you review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your trip and hope you loved the BBQ Pollock! Hope to see you again soon. Mark and Nancy Hutchings

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

A very enjoyable trip for me and my son a little late leaving the harbour no reasons given. Managed to both catch dogfish such is fishing and time of year, the skipper was very helpful would recommend using them any time

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Mccool569, Owner at Bristol Channel Charters Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

My 10 year old daughter is keen on fishing having watched River Monsters and The Big Fish Off so I decided to take her on a sea fishing trip whilst we were staying in Croyde. We booked the two hour reef fishing trip leaving at...More

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Mccool569, Owner at Bristol Channel Charters Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi, Thank you for your review - great to hear you and your daughter had a good experience! keep watching River Monsters and bring her Tope Fishing next time! We will get aim for something a bit bigger! All the best Mark and Nancy Hutchings

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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...More

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Mccool569, Owner at Bristol Channel Charters Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi, thank you for your review. Glad you had a great trip and caught some good fish to eat! Hope to see you again soon. Feel free to call or book online! All the best Mark and Nancy Hutchings

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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...More

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Mccool569, Owner at Bristol Channel Charters Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your review, pleased to hear that you had a great day with us! Hope to see you again soon Mark and Nancy Hutchings :-)

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Reviewed 11 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...More

1  Thank Peter G
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Mccool569, Owner at Bristol Channel Charters Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your review! We are really pleased to hear that you and your son enjoyed your 2 hours with us. Hope to see you again soon. All the best Mark and Nancy Hutchings

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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

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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...More

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