Ray Pitt Sea Fishing - 5,6&8hr General Sea Fishing Trips and 3hr Mackerel Fishing Trips
 
 
3 Hour Mackerel Fishing Trips
July, August and 1st week of September
2017 Mackerel trip schedule
July 24th to Sept 1st ~ (except Aug 4th,5th & 6th)
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MACKEREL UPDATE 09/08/2017
Finally we've had some better weather conditions this week although it has been a tad wet at times but I've been able to run most of the mackerel trips in the Solent and we've been catching some mackerel too, long may it last.
As you may well know over the last few years the mackerel have been getting harder and harder to catch all along the south coast but it is still a great little boat trip out in the Solent and I will always do my best to find you as many mackerel as I can, please though only book if you are happy to come along and give it a go (weather permitting) even if the fishing isn't great on the day.
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Fishing from Keyhaven in Hampshire aboard Osprey II with Greg these trips are great fun for everyone, no matter how old or young you are everyone enjoys a Mackerel Trip. Mackerel trips are perfect for complete beginners, individuals, family groups, workmates or anyone wanting to have a go at catching a few fish for the barbecue, smoker or freezer and of course the kids really enjoy the excitement of catching their first Mackerel. You don't have to fish if you don't want to, some people just come along to enjoy the boat ride taking in the sights & sounds of the Solent and Needles area. We fish for the Mackerel in the waters of the Solent between Hurst Castle and Yarmouth or around the Needles Lighthouse, depending on weather and tide conditions. We like to take our time on our Mackerel fishing trips therefore our trips have always been an hour longer than most at 3 hours in duration, this makes for a more relaxing experience and gives us more time to find you as many fish as we can if they happen to be a little scarce on the day. Also sometimes the tides are not ideal for fishing in the Solent so if the weather is being kind to us a 3 hour trip gives us plenty of time to take you all the way out to fish around the famous Needles Lighthouse. Our Mackerel trips get very busy during the school summer holidays so it's advisable to book well in advance for trips at this time.
If you prefer, why not private charter the boat just for your own group of friends & family then we can arrange the trip around your preferences whether they are mackerel fishing, sightseeing or a bit of both. Private charters can be arranged for any available day during the Mackerel season, phone us to check availability.
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2017 Mackerel Trip Price:
£17 per person (Maximum 10 people)
or £150 private charter (Maximum 10 people)
Rods and tackle are included in price.
Please remember to bring sufficient cash with you to pay for your trip as we are not able to take Credit/Debit card payments aboard our boats.
Groups of 4 or more people are required to pay a deposit at the time of booking, this can be paid on our website. At our discretion this may be waived in special circumstances such as for our regular customers or last minute bookings etc.
 
It is advisable to book in advance on the phone number below to save disappointment.
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Next Mackerel Trips
Wednesday 23rd August at 8.00am ~ Fully Booked
Wednesday 23rd August at 11.15am ~ Fully Booked
Friday 25th August at 9.30am ~ Fully Booked
Friday 25th August at 12.45pm ~ Fully Booked
Sunday 27th August at 10.00am ~ Fully Booked
Monday 28th August at 10.15am ~ Fully Booked
Tuesday 29th August at 8.00am ~ 5 Places Remaining
Wednesday 30th August at 8.00am ~ 10 Places Remaining
Wednesday 30th August at 11.15am ~ Fully Booked
Thursday 31st August at 8.00am ~ 8 Places Remaining
Thursday 31st August at 11.15am ~ Fully Booked
Friday 1st September at 11.15am ~ Fully Booked
Updated on 21/08/2017 at 22.00 hrs
To book places on a Mackerel trip please phone
01425 612896 (9am to 9pm)

If we are not answering your call please don't give up, try us again later in the day or after 5pm is always a good time to get us. For text and email options please see the Contact us page.
Many thanks.
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POLITE NOTICE
If you have booked places on a Mackerel trip and then find that some or all of your group will not be coming on the trip, please phone us as soon as possible
with at least 24 hours before your trip so that we can try to rebook your spaces.
If you do not phone us you will still have to pay for the spaces originally booked.
Cancellations on the eve of your booking will only be accepted
in exceptional circumstances (ie ~ you have a very good excuse)
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To book places on a Mackerel trip please phone
01425 612896
at anytime 9.00am to 9.00pm.

If we are not answering your call please don't give up, try us again later in the day or after 5pm is always a good time to get us. For text and email options please see the Contact us page.
Many thanks.

Check back here for availability & updates on our 3 Hour Mackerel Trips throughout the Summer.
 
Website News
We will be moving to a shiny new website sometime during September 2017 and our name will be changing to Greg Pitt Sea Fishing, don't worry Ray has no plans to retire just yet but we need to upgrade to a more mobile friendly website and it makes sense to change to using my name now to save having to do it all over again in the future. I haven't finished all of the new website pages yet but it is live now at www.gregpittseafishing.co.uk so please take a look and bookmark the site so you can find us when we move. Cheers, Greg.
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Young Ezra Butler looking very pleased at catching a Mackerel, it was the first fish he'd ever caught. Ezra and his Dad Stephen came along on one of our Mackerel trips in August 2015.This photo was sent in to us by Stephen Butler and shows some Mackerel that he and his son caught on one of our mackerel trips in August 2015, he said they tasted amazing.Catching Mackerel in the Solent at the start of the season - Last week of May 2013
Catching Mackerel in the Solent at the start of the season - Last week of May 2013






Catching Mackerel in the Solent at the start of the season - Last week of May 2013Catching Mackerel in the Solent at the start of the season - Last week of May 2013Catching Mackerel in the Solent - August 2013Catching Mackerel in the Solent - August 2013








 
 
3 more Mackerel for dinner.Family Mackerel Fishing trips in the Solent - August 2012A full string of 4 Solent Mackerel.
Pictures from one of our first Mackerel trips of the summer in June 2012.July 2012 and finally the rain stops and we get to catch mackerel in the sunshine.Pictures from one of our first Mackerel trips of the summer in June 2012.
Pictures from one of our first Mackerel trips of the summer in June 2012.July 2012 and finally the rain stops and we get to catch mackerel in the sunshine.Mackerel fishing in the Solent using the famous two line tangle method - June 2012.
 
Mackerel fishing trips in the Solent - July 2012Mackerel fishing trips in the Solent - July 2012Mackerel fishing trips in the Solent - July 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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