Whether you’re an experienced fisherman or a complete novice, taking a fishing charter in the Isle of Man will be something you won’t forget.
With a coastline spanning almost 100 miles the waters around the Isle of Man are home to a wide variety of marine life.
You’ll find a number of accredited companies which offer fishing charters to allow you to get out into the deep blue and discover the thrill of deep sea fishing.
The experienced skippers and on board crew have years of experience fishing Manx waters and a wealth of local knowledge so will always take you to the best spots.
Depending on the time of your visit you’ll be able to fish for cod, conger eels, pollack, mackerel and even some breeds of shark!
You don’t have to be experienced to take part in this activity – many of the fishing charters will cater for beginners, and those with limited experience, and you’ll find fishing equipment on board that you can hire.
A number of companies operate fishing charters year round but trips will be dependent on sea and weather conditions so a degree of flexibility is required.
Many of the fishing charters operate from Peel on the west coast of the Island including The Pegasus and Isle of Man Fishing and Wildlife Charters which specialise in shark fishing and have been known to catch tope weighing over 60lb!
The IB Boat Charter operates out of Port Erin in the south of the Island and runs wreck fishing trips as well as general fishing excursions.
With 20 years experience, The Gemini charter boat offers fishing trips from Port St Mary. All ages and skill levels are more than welcome as training and assistance will be given by the skipper and crew.
Boat trips vary in length and in the main are suited to people of all abilities. Most fishing charters offer rod and reel hire. Pre-booking is required and prices of trips vary so please contact each company directly.