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Charter Boat - Duchess II | Published by: Jeff Clarke
Image of the charter boat Duchess II

Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult
Image of charter boat skipper Jeff Clarke
Skipper
Jeff Clarke

Boat Details

Type33' Aquastar (Fast Fisherman)
PowerMermaid 280 Turbo Plus
LicenceMCA 60 miles
Persons12 + Crew

Contact Details

Phone01308 425494
Mobile07778 315778
Email Email Me Directly

 

Duchess II 2019 Trip Information

Hours: 4hr, 8hr, 10hr, - Contact Jeff for further info.

Tackle Available: Yes - Contact Jeff

Trip Types: Reef, Sand Bank, Plaice, Turbot and Brill, Species Hunts, Competitions, Bass, Wreck, Specialist


Duchess

Duchess has just had her end of season re-fit and has just passed her 5 year survey with the M.C.A and is all set for 2019.She is an Aquastar 33 fast Fisherman powered by a newly fitted in October 2015 a 280 mermaid turbo plus diesel engine, Duchess has a Flush deck with Cool Box to keep your catch fresh Live Bait Tank plus plenty of room for all your tackle boxes .Duchess is licensed for 12 passengers plus 2 crew, the crew will clean and prepare your fish for you to take home. There is plenty of free Tea & Coffee all day plus a microwave to heat your pies up if required. Duchess also has a fully functional W.C facility.We have parking alongside the boat and have parking permits on board just pop on to the boat and see the skipper.

I am Jeff Clarke I am the Owner/Skipper of Duchess II.

I have been running a charter boat for 40+years of off the South West coast. Starting at West Bay then more recently Weymouth about 20 years ago. I have been fishing on angling boats and the shore for 55+ years as keen angler myself I have a wealth of knowledge to share ..At Weymouth we can offer parking alongside the boat plus solid pontoons for boarding passengers safely ,we can also adjust times to suit customers as there are no tidal restrictions. We can offer free transport from west bay if you are staying there on holidays as we are living there at present.

Bookings are now being taken for 2019 Please call 01308 425494 or you can get me on my mobile 07778 315778.We will try to keep our prices for Reef ,Drift and Wreck & Reef and off shore wreck Fishing prices the same as last year but they will be subject to any fuel cost rises, so ring for details

We are available for charters and individuals beginners and accomplished fishing persons are all welcome aboard Duchess. We can offer all inclusive deals for private groups and can customise any trips to suit your needs Stag parties ,corporate days, light cargo work & a gift voucher system . Why not check out my individuals for availability if you like.ALL INCLUSIVE DEALS ARE AVAILABLE PHONE FOR DETAILS 07778315778.During august and september we will have Reef bank trips available including rods bait and tackle for £30 all inclusive (4hrs fishing, target fish Bream Rays Huss and Conger)Plus 1hr Mackerel trips and 2hr Squid trips are available when in season.

 


RECENT CATCHES PLUS WHATS HAPPENING AT THE MOMENT

Heres a selection from the past weeks catches from all of our trips and is updated weekly to keep you in touch with what is happening out of Weymouth aboard Duchess ,The spring is round the corner and the seasons start to change the Black bream will start to arrive from the East the Plaice have started to show in small numbers and there is also a chance of some big Turbot and Brill to be found in the bay along with Rays Huss Smoothies Conger and Cod .

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Geoff Dyke cracking Turbot

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Dave Pettigrew 15lb Turbot

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Caroline 4lb 5ozs Bream caught 6th May 2019




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Caround Turbot 18lb

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Caroline 7lb 2oz Plaice

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Geoff Dyke 9lb 7oz Brill


 


PLAICE SEASON IS HERE!!!!

The plaice are starting to show in numbers caught on 2/0 hooks Beads on a running ledger trace baited with bunched Ragworm tipped Squid and Prawn, then drift across the mussel beds for the bites and wind gently in .They are great fun to catch on light gear and tasty too.

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Paul Gale pb Plaice

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Paul Walton 4lb Plaice

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Stuart Price 7lb 4oz

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Roy Holden 7lb

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Caroline 7lb 2oz

 


BANK FISHING FOR FLATTIES

The flattie season has started and is proving to be very productive with a plain running ledger with a 4/0 hook baited with a strip of mackerel and Dragged across the bottom of the Sand Bank and Remember not to Strike to catch the Turbot and Brill.We are now coming up to the best time of the year to bag yourself a big Turbot of a life time .

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Geoff Dyke 9lb 7oz Brill

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Caroline Turbot 18lbs

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Paul Gale 9lb 5oz Brill

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Dave Pettigrew 16lb Turbot

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Caroline 9lb 8oz Brill

 


BREAM SEASON HAS STARTED

The bream are the Hardest fighting fish in the Channel they will give you a run for your money on light tackle, using 1/0 Hooks on either a paternoster ring Feathers or Portland rigs baited with Squid Worm or Scallop Frills ,as always we will be running our competition if you catch a Bream bigger that Roy Davies 6lb 4oz you win yourself a free trip of your choice,plus we will be hold a few bream competitions this year keep your eyes on the dates in our calender.

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Roy Davies 6lb 4oz

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Dave Pettigrew 5lb 8oz

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Paul Gale 5lb 6oz

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5lb Bream

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leah Harris cracking bream

 


OFF SHORE WRECK FISHING

The off shore wreck can be extremely productive with Ling Cod Pollack and Bass being caught please note all Bass have to be return at the moment you can keep one bass per angler until 31st October,With the wreck fishing we find artificial lures will out fish most baits although live Sand eels are Productive, at. certain times of the year

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26lb Ling

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Dave Pettigrew 17lb 4oz Cod

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18lb Pollack

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20lb cod

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Steve Hope 15lb bass caught 9th june 2018

 


RAYS ON THE BANKS

Weymouth is blessed with many Banks with produce plenty of quality Rays on Big baits on the bottom.Using 4/0 hooks baited with whole squid tipped with mackerel, We have Blondes ,Undulates ,Spotted ,Small Eyed ,Thornbacks and even Painted Rays so as you can see we are rather spoilt Why not come along and catch a huge ray

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Geoff Dyke Brace of Undulate Ray

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Dave Walton 18lb Thornback

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Chris Reekes 26lb Blonde Ray

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Billy Shign with his 18lb Undulate Ray caught on 7th July

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Tim Walton 29lb Blonde Ray

 


Hounds ,Spurs Congers and Tope

On the Reefs and Banks around Weymouth as well as the Rays seen above, we are also blessed with Smooth Hound ,Huss ,Spurdogs Congers and in the summer months Tope all of which are great sport to catch using 4/0 hooks baited with large baits either Whole Squid tipped with Mackerel or a mackerel Flapper.

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Dave Seymour 18lb Bullhuss

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Geoff Dyke 16lb Spurdog

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Joe Ransley 22lb Smoothound

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Simon Barber 40lb Tope caught on 8th July

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Geoff Dyke 62lb Conger

 


COD FISHING

Cod can be found on the Reefs most of the year on Baits in the winter months using a whole Squid tipped with Mackerel and n the summer months on lures bumped along the bottom whilst drifting.

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20lb Cod

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24lb Cod

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16lb Cod

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15lb Cod

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26lb Cod

 


BASS FISHING

There is a limit at the moment you can keep one Bass per angler until 31st October all others caught have to be returned .

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Bob Wilson

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Caroline

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Jason

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Andy Halsey

 


GURNARDS ,MULLET,AND WHITING

Heres just a few of our native species we have caught in the past year we have many surprise form John Dorys to Red mullet and Grey gurnards pooping up on occasions .All were caught on Baits on the bottom.

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Dave Seymour with cracking 4lb Whiting

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Caroline with 5lb 6oz Whiting

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Red Mullet

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WHITING 5LB 2OZ

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Paul Gale 4lb whiting

 


SOME OF THE BEST

Weymouth boast some of the best fishing in the country with many species caught all year round from the Reefs Banks in Shore and Off Shore Wrecks ,From Pollack Cod Ling Bass Rays Huss Turbot Brill and Bream plus many more Heres a few from Past trips to show what can be caught .

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Caroline 16lb Turbot caught with Sea Anglng Magazine on board

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Joe Ransley with a huge 22lb Smoothound

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Huge Bass

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Jackek 26lb Cod

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Caroline 26lb Ling