THAMES ESTUARY AND ESSEX CHARTER FISHING BOAT TRIPS DAWN TIDE - QUESTIONS and INFO
Dawn Tide Charters - DAWN TIDE II CHARTERS IS THE ULTIMATE CHARTER FISHING EXPERIENCE
 
COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS
 
CAN WE GET A BREAKFAST BEFORE WE LEAVE ?
 
YES WHEN BOOKING THE WHOLE BOAT PLEASE LET THE SKIPPER KNOW IF YOU REQUIRE A BREAKFAST AS THE MARINA BAR & RESTAURANT WILL OPEN ESPECIALLY FOR YOU ON ARRANGEMENT    
 
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING ?

PLEASE BRING WARM CLOTHING EVEN IF THE FORCAST IS GOOD AND SUN CREAM AS CONDITIONS ARE NOT THE SAME AS BEING ASHORE. WE SUPPLY TEA AND COFFEE BUT IF YOU REQUIRER MORE FEEL FREE TO BRING AS MUCH  FOOD AND SOFT-DRINK AS YOU LIKE
 
DO YOU SUPPLY THE BAIT ?

YES WE SUPPLY THE BAIT FROZEN SQUID, MACKEREL AND HERRING. DEPENDING ON THE TIME OF YEAR OTHER BAITS CAN BE REQUIRED SUCH AS RAG AND LUG WORM OR PEELER AND HERMIT CRABS. THEASE CAN BE SUPPLIED AT EXTRA COST SPEAK TO THE SKIPPER WHEN BOOKING ABOUT WHAT BAIT IS NEEDED THE TIME OF YEAR DEPENDS ON THE BAIT WE USE 
 
CAN YOU SUPPLY RODS AND TACKLE ?

YES WE CAN WITH IN REASON PLEASE LET THE SKIPPER KNOW WHEN YOU BOOK
 
WHAT TIME DO WE LEAVE AND RETURN ?

WE AIM TO LEAVE THE MARINA AROUND 7AM AND RETURN FOR AROUND 5.00 PM / 5:30PM ON FISHING TRIPS BUT TIMES CHANGED BE MADE TO SUIT YOU
FOR OTHER TRIPS CALL FOR DETAILS 

 Alcohol

drinking alcohol is not permitted onboard speak to the skipper about this 

 
HOW FAR DO WE HEAD OUT ?

AVERAGE ABOUT 10 TO 25 MILE PLUS OFFSHORE TRIPS (depending on time of year depends on how far we need to go to find the fish)
SEAL AND RIVER TRIPS ARE WITHIN THE RIVER CROUCH/ROACH 
 
WHAT TYPE OF FISH CAN WE CATCH ?

 COD, BASS, TOPE, SPURDOGS, RAYS, HOUNDS, MACKEREL, HERRING, WHITING, DOG FISH, SOLE, DABS, AND MANY MORE
 
WHAT TYPE OF FISHING DO WE DO ?

 MAINLY UPTIDING DOWNTIDING AND LURE FISHING
 LIVE BAITING WRECK FISHING
 
HOW LONG ARE WE OUT FOR ?

 FISHING FROM 9 TO 10 HOURS, LONGER TRIPS CAN BE ARRANGED
OTHER TRIPS CALL FOR DETAILS  
 
DO YOU HAVE COOKING FACILITIES ?

 YES WE HAVE A MICROWAVE AND KETTLE
 
IS THER PARKING ?

 YES THER IS FREE PARKING AT THE MARINA

Can we bring home what we catch?

yes as long as its over the legal size limit but rember only take what you can eat respect the stocks 

 

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