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Harry May Boat Trips

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Address: , Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
Phone Number: 07974-753287
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Description: One hour mackerel fishing trips leave Lyme Regis harbour all day...
One hour mackerel fishing trips leave Lyme Regis harbour all day long.Adults £9 Children £6.Come and catch your supper whilst cruising along the Jurassic Coast.Also available are three hour deep sea fishing trips from 830 to 1130am,£25 ahead including rod and bait.
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Mackerel fishing good fun leading to a tasty meal

Mackerel fishing with Harry May has now become a family tradition when we visit Lyme Regis. Harry goes out in good weather and so avoiding the rough conditions which don't suit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Mackerel fishing with Harry May has now become a family tradition when we visit Lyme Regis. Harry goes out in good weather and so avoiding the rough conditions which don't suit everyone. You get an hours trip out across the bay and almost all of this time is dedicated to mackerel fishing. All lives and baits provided along with instruction... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Caught lots of mackerel that day and was filleted for us to take home to eat! Will definitely do this again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Despite the poor weather - it rained - Harry was kind enough to persuade Matt to take me out on the Sunbeam. We caught lots of mackerel and even ate some sushi on the boat. Fed the gulls with scraps. I'll cook the rest later. Matt - who is also a commercial fisherman - was so enthusiastic and really knowledgable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We were looking for something interesting to do on a day trip to Lyme Regis, and saw an advert for Harry May's mackeral fishing trips. Called at 14:00 on a Sunday and joined a trip at 16:00 with my wife and two girls aged 10yrs. Was instant, brilliant fun, got straight into the hand-line fishing and within minutes were pulling... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Called Harry at 9am on the morning and he told us where to go etc. Took our boys 16 and 8 who thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We decided on taking on 4 out of the 16 we had caught to eat for our lunch that day. Harry was kind enough to gut the fish for me on the boat. Thanks... More 

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This guy's passion for Lyme Bay oozes! Great company and so pleased to be on a boat with someone who really cares about the environment. My best mackarel fishing experience ever!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Phoned Harry May on Friday morning to say we were coming down to Lyme Regis from Taunton on Saturday and wanted to be sure we could get onto a mackerel fishing trip. He told me to ring back on Saturday morning at 9 am, but said it would be likely there would be spaces on a boat at 11:30. I... More 

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harry3287, Owner at Harry May Boat Trips, responded to this review

This is the classic response to missing the planned boat trip and of course I'm very sorry it happened this way. August 22nd was the last day of good weather before the truly awful spell of huge downpours that took us into the Bank Holiday weekend. All of us boatmen knew it was going to be an extremely busy day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Amazing family boat trip. We did the 1 hour mackerel fishing trip with our two small children 3, and 5 years old. They, and we loved it. Harry was great, helping the kids and at the end strung theirs up for them separately so they could carry them home. They were amazed when he fed a fish to the seagull... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Booked a fishing trip and arrived 10 minutes early, only to see the boat disappearing into the distance. On phoning Harry May we were informed that, despite telling us to arrive at 12, he'd "expected us to be there between quarter and ten to". Not a good way of going about business.

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Harry was very organised and attentive both with embarking and disembarking and very helpful with the actual fishing. He was empathetic to the children on board and did everything necessary to get us fishing. We all caught lots of mackerel and in the words of our grandson, Matthew, we all had 'super cool fun'! A great way to spend a... More 

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