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  White Maiden II - 2021 Charter Prices

  COVID19 - Small party, BIG BOAT!

  Inshore, 8 hrs 340, max 4, 2m spacing.
  Inshore, 8 hrs 375, max 5, masks stern.
  Inshore, 8 hrs 420, max 6, masks.

  Bassing, 9 hrs 475, max 6.

  Sharking, 9 hrs 600, max 4.

  Wrecking, 10 hrs 660, max 6.

Inshore 8 Hrs
 
In the spring and summer we have plenty of time and light to test a few marks inshore or if weather permits too further offshore.

In early spring among other plans we can target big Black Bream as well as other species like Skate, Bass, Pollock and Hounds on the banks, reefs and inshore wrecks giving a choice of mixed and varied fishing within five miles of  the Needles Lighthouse.

For experienced crews we can explore further.

Mid-summer we are spoilt for choice. Tope, Brill, Turbot and Bass all chase the bait fish. We have seen more sharks and dolphins too over the last year. The Solent, right on our doorstep, offers many different species varying with the seasons, including Smoothounds and Stingrays. Early June is exceptional for big Smoothounds.

In the Autumn the Whiting begin to show around the same time as the Cod. The Solent sees the first Cod while they descend on the local crab population.

During February and March we get our fishing fix with wreck Congers and the odd Cod, plus Spurs and Blondes on the ten mile banks but we do need a good forecast for that. Plaice are our target fish inshore during these months too. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bassing 9 hrs
 
Bassing
is more specialised as we target specifically those hard fighting solid 'Bars of Silver' that can be caught on light gear.

We drift with live baits over rocky marks, through Hurst race, around the Shingles and over inshore banks. Sometimes we use artificial lures. I like fishing the Needles Bridge with floated live baits. We can cast or  troll lures along the Shingles the cliffs and caves on the South side but live baits take the biggies.

As more Bass are returned to grow bigger and the angling techniques perfected this type of fishing is often the ultimate for many.
 

Wrecking 10 hrs

We can drift a choice of forty plus mainly WW1 and WWII ship wrecks, within twenty miles of the Needles Light. We catch Pollock, Cod and Bass mainly. Some months also give up Coalfish, Ling and Black Bream. There are pirking patches, rips, boiling pots and various banks to test between the wrecks too.