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Mevagissey Mackerel Fishing Trips

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We had two trips with Matt, the skipper, during our stay in Cornwall. They were both fabulous. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris J
Oxford, United Kingdom
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A super afternoon of fishing

Had a smashing time fishing for markeral out in the bay. Matt really makes the trip special as he... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa C
Devon, United Kingdom
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| West Quay, Mevagissey PL26 6UJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had two trips with Matt, the skipper, during our stay in Cornwall. They were both fabulous. We have two young kids, 7 and 5, who loved it. Totally safe. Matt is superb - friendly and informative, and obviously loves being a fisherman. And the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a smashing time fishing for markeral out in the bay. Matt really makes the trip special as he really goes out of his way to make everyone comfortable and successful. We all caught a stack of fish which pan fried tested amazing! Will highly...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

A lovely couple of hours spent on the boat “Diligence”. Matt is friendly and happy to help, not grumbling despite tackle getting caught on the bottom of the sea or hooked on the line on the other side of the boat. Lots of mackerel caught....More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Big recommendation from us. Matt is a great skipper and all onboard enjoyed themselves. Plus we caught a load of fish, which is always good. 🙂

Thank JamesMustoe
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

My wife and 2 lads took a trip out with Matt,I don't have any sea legs, and had a wonderful time. £14 each for 2 hours of fishing with all equipment provided and advice given. Unfortunately due to a large pod of dolphins my family...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I had a fabulous day with son in law and grandson on Diligence. Matt provides excellent tackle and guidance, and we each caught somewhere between 40 to 50 fish. Matt also helped with landing fish etc. Best day sea fishing I have ever had, thanks...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous time & caught around 30 fish between our family of 4 on our hours trip. Matt was so helpful & took the mackerel off the hooks for me & the children who weren’t quite sure what to do with a lively...More

Thank Alisa W
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time mackerel fishing this morning, Matt the skipper was fab and really patient with the kids (and me!) being our first ever fishing experience. Caught lots of fish for our tea - definitely recommend for families of all ages, will be back...More

1  Thank nicolawade
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with Matt on the Diligence. He was a really friendly and kind. The instructions he gave were simple and clear and the equipment was top notch. We were late arriving, but he very kindly waited 15 mins for us which...More

1  Thank Stacey T
Reviewed September 3, 2017

very friendly! very helpful and supportive! gives quikc & easy instructions! WOULD CERTAINLY RECOMMEND! If i visit cornwall again i will be calling Matt...

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Response from Nigel H | Reviewed this property |
Can I just add that the trip lasts up to 2 hours with plenty of advice from the skipper but although they know where the fish are there it's pot luck on how many you catch but you can take home what you catch.