Ray Pitt Sea Fishing - 5,6&8hr General Sea Fishing Trips and 3hr Mackerel Fishing Trips
 
 
3 Hour Mackerel Fishing Trips
Our 2016 Mackerel trip schedule
June to July 21st ~ Selected weekdays (No Weekends available)
July 25th to September 5th ~ Monday to Friday (2 trips per day)
Weekend Trips ~ August 6th,7th,20th,21st, Sept 3rd (2 trips per day)
No other Weekends are available due to Charter bookings.
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MACKEREL TRIP UPDATE (25/06/2016)
Sadly the mackerel are still very scarce in the Solent this week and we are having to postpone this weeks mackerel trips, all we can do is wait and hope that the mackerel arrive soon and we'll make a decision on future pre booked trips closer to the time.
We are taking bookings now for the school summer holidays (25th July ~ 5th Sept)
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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 some 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.

2016 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
Tuesday 5th July at 9.00am ~ Fully Booked
Thursday 7th July at 10.30am ~ Fully Booked
Monday 11th July at 1.30pm ~ 1 Place Remaining
Thursday 21st July at 9.00am ~ Fully Booked
July 25th to September 5th ~ Monday to Friday (2 trips per day)
Weekend Trips ~ August 6th, 7th, 20th, 21st, Sept 3rd (2 trips per day)
Private charters can be arranged for any available day (Phone us)
Updated on 29/06/2016 at 1900 hrs
To book places on a Mackerel trip please phone 01425 612896 (9am to 9pm)
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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 you are trying to phone us but we are not answering your call please don't give up
just try us again later or the evenings are always a good time to get us.
Many thanks.
 
Check back here for availability & updates on our 3 Hour Mackerel Trips throughout the Summer.
 
*Click any photo to enlarge

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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Please book your Mackerel Trip by phoning
 01425 612896 (9am ~ 9pm)
 
If you are trying to phone us but we are not answering your call please don't give up
just try us again later or in the evening. If it's after 9pm or you are having trouble contacting
us by phone you can send us a message using our Contact us page
and I will reply to you asap.
Many thanks.
Greg.
 
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