Sea Fishing Trips, West Bay
1hr mackerel fishing for all the family done the traditional way with purpose made hand lines for every one .
3hr sea fishing trips for the whole family and those wishing to try and catch something in addition to mackerel.
6hr sea fishing trips are for those family members with more reliable sea legs and regular anglers.
8hr sea fishing trips are available for salty sea dogs and those wishing to have the maximum opportunity to catch a whopper!
Help and guidance is available to every one who comes aboard from complete beginners to the more experienced.
West Bay harbour, DT6 4HE
Nestled in the heart of the Jurassic Coast, Dorset, lies the beautiful fishing harbour of West bay.Where a stroll along the newly developed Jurassic pier will reveal towering golden cliffs to the East, along with the famous Chesil beach often referred to as, ‘The 8th Wonder of the World,’ moving on to weymouth and portland .To the west, lies the renowned fossil hunting beaches, of Charmouth and Lyme Regis, accessed through glorious cliff top walks for the more energetic.
Here is the names and a little desription of the crew on the boat dawn mist - West bay fishing trips. This way you know a bit about them before your fishing trip.
Matt Toms (skipper)
Is from a long bloodline of fisherman who have been fishing in the bay for over 200 years (That's local knowledge!).
An experienced fisherman local to to the west bay area, is there to help steer the ship, gut fish, teach novices and look pretty.
This is aimed at those wishing to catch something other than mackerel. Fishing is done at anchor and is suitable for families. Steaming time 25 mins.
This is our most popular trip, where we anchor over one of the many reefs in lyme bay for various species according to the season. Steaming time is usually around 40 mins.
Most of our eight hour trips are done early or late in our season or by those chartering the whole boat. Read the skippers blog to find out which fish you are likely to catch, at the time you book a trip.
Here are a few fishing quotes to help you along your fishing path and fishing enlightenment
"Never leave fish to find fish" Moses, 1200BC
"Boat/sea Fishing is extremely time consuming. That's sort of the whole point." - Thomas McGuane
"Just as in cooking there's no such thing as a little garlic, in fishing there's no such thing as a little drag." H.G. Tapply The Sportsman's Notebook
"If fishing is interfering with your business, give up your business." Sparse Grey Hackle
"My biggest worry is that my wife (when I'm dead) will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it." Koos Brandt
"Scholars have long known that sea angling eventually turns men into philosophers. Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to buy decent fishing tackle on a philosopher's salary" Patrick McManus
"If I fished only to capture fish, my boat fishing trips would have ended long ago." Zane Grey
"There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot." Steven Wright
"There is only one reason in the world to go fishing: to enjoy yourself. Anything that detracts from enjoying yourself is to be avoided."
Dawn Mist - sea fishing trips run from west bay, come on down and enjoy the Dorset sea fishing experience. Suitable for all ages and all anglers from novice to expert. Just a short drive from Lyme Regis, Weymouth, Portland, Charmouth, Seaton, and Sidmouth. Take care tight lines...
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