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Essex and Thames charter boat sea fishing report 2021

Posted on April 12, 2021 at 3:10 PM

My latest catch reports from the last few weeks are on my facebook page click the link below to view the pictures and videos

https://www.facebook.com/dawntidecharters

Its good to be back at sea after restrictions have been eased to 6 anglers again, thank you to all my new and returning customers i appreciate the bookings and value your support il do my best as always to get you on the fish !!!

Fishing is good plenty of skate and hounds inshore and offshore some days better than others some seeing 50+ skate to 12-14lb and 40+ hounds to 8lb

The smaller bass are starting to show now had a fair few schoolie bass the other day its only a matter of time until the big numbers and and big fish start showing after they finish spawning - worm or crab bait will be needed for the bass 

Had a couple of codling to 3lb inshore and a couple of small spurdogs to 8lb local so they make a nice suprise. I know there are better numbers further off if any of you fancy it let me know there is only a few weeks left to target them

My diary is busy im out most days now and when the weather allows we will be offshore but if its blowing we are still able to get on the fish inshore its going to get better and better now with the tope and big bass not too far away now !!! hopefully see you all soon

Remeber to follow my social media for daily pictures, reports, news, and spaces 

@dawntidecharters


2021 Thames estuary charter boat fishing report

Posted on March 22, 2021 at 5:40 PM

My blog is down my site builders are on the case last seasons posts are all missing on here but

follow my social media for latest updates or to look back and previous seasons reports  

facebook link below

https://www.facebook.com/dawntidecharters

@dawntidecharters 

you can view my social on my main site also 

Hope to See you all onboard soon


THAMES ESTUARY AND ESSEX CHARTER BOAT FISHING REPORTS

Posted on May 17, 2020 at 4:25 PM



Hi everyone hope you are all well 
Just a quick update the charter industry is still battling with operating restrictions and finical buisness support, 
On a positive since boating and fishing is allowed during semi lockdown i decided to nip out a few times with my family. 
fishings good had plenty good size bass, hounds and skate about il let the pictures do the talking.
The weekend just gone was my twins 5th birthday took them on a family lockdown fishing trip it was really good sport for them non stop smallish skate and hounds inshore, keeping them busy just what we all needed a day out on the water great memories who knows they may become skippers one day.
please keep and eye out for when lockdown gets lifted and get booked on asap as my diary is all over the place with 3 months of trips being shifted about so please bare with me il do my best to get everyone afloat hopefully not to long now!!
hope to see you all soon Stay safe everyone 
mark peters 




ESSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY CHARTER BOAT SEA FISHING REPORT

Posted on March 27, 2020 at 2:31 PM
As you can guess All trips will be cancelled for 3 weeks maybe more pending government sanctions and peoples lifes !! 
Lets do the right thing and STAY AT HOME 

The quicker we beat this the quicker we can get back at sea enjoying what our waters have to offer and getting back to normal

When the Corona Virus finally exhausts itself and the danger is over, let's do something good for our country,
Let's spend our holidays in England, eat in local restaurants, buy British products, buy local meats and veggies and support local businesses what ever they are. These businesses are going to find it very difficult to get back on their feet and survive without our help. They're suffering badly now and i am one of those along with many others. 
Our products and services are some of the best in the world. Our country is one of the most beautiful.
on a positive note by the time we all get back out afloat the fishing it will be amazing with the hounds tope skate bass rays mackerel and more well and truly here with the fine weather it will be fantastic.
while all this is going on and we are on lock down protecting the NHS and helping to save life's i get to spend some well needed quality time with my family and keep them safe 
take care and stay safe everyone see you all soon 


ESSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY CHARTER BOAT FISHING REPORT

Posted on March 2, 2020 at 8:49 AM
Start of march 

Headed out fishing after going back afloat on the 26/2/20
we had to fish inshore on the 27/2/20 due to strong winds but never the less was the inshore fishing was fantastic with over 40+ rays boated to 12lb
The ray numbers will rocket over the next 5-6 weeks so enjoy it while its here!
last season the Hounds and Bass arrived end of march so not long at all!!! the water temp is 7.5c at the moment so i personally think its all going to happen early the is season if the inshore fishing is this busy the offshore fishing should be very very busy nows time to start getting back out after a long winter its only going to get better and better now 
next walk on spaces coming up are 
4th 6th 10th 12th march 
keep an eye on my Facebook for live video streams and updates but i will update this site at the end of every week   
call 07523488290  




 

ESSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY CHARTER BOAT SEA FISHING REPORT

Posted on June 30, 2019 at 5:06 PM
JUNE 2019

WELL BEEN A WHILE SINCE I DID A UPDATE ON HERE JUST BEEN SO BUSY IM NOT COMPLAINING !!
FISHING HAS BEEN VERY GOOD THIS SEASON STACKS OF SKATE EARLY SEASON 50 -70 PER TRIP NORMAL BUT THINNED OFF A BIT DURING SUMMER STILL SEEING PLENTY HERE AND THER 

THEN THE HOUNDS MOVED IN EARLY VERY GOOD NUMBERS ! NOW THE BIGGER FISH ARE HERE IN THE SHALLOWS GREAT FUN AND HARD FIGHTING TOO CRAB BAIT IS A MUST FOR THESE FISH
 
BASS SEASON HAS BEEN GOOD LOTS OF FISH AROUND IF YOU TARGET THEM CAN DO VERY WELL LURES AND WORM SOME OF MY BASS MARKS HAVE BEEN A BASS A CAST ALL SIZES SHOWING REMEMBER ITS 42CM NOW AND A 1 FISH BAG LIMIT WORM BAIT IS A MUST IF YOU WANT BASS 

TOPE HAVE MADE A APPEARANCE AGAIN HAD A FEW TRIPS BOOKED IN FOR THEM BUT GOT BLOWN OUT!  BUT SEVERAL FISH BEEN REPORTED TO 55LB THERS STILL TIME TO BOAT A BIGGEN LIKE PREVIOUS SEASONS WE HAVE SEEN LOADS AROUN 5 - 15LB ON OUR LOCAL MARKS BIG GIRLS ARE A BIT FURTHER SO EXTRA FUEL IS NEEDED AND THAT MEANS EXTRA COST

THE MACKEREL COME IN STRONG FORCE BUT HAVE NOW DISAPPEARED HOPEFULLY THEY WILL RETURN SOON ITS THE BEST BAIT IN MY OPINION 

SOON TO START PUSHING WAY OFFSHORE ON THE WRECKS FOR THEM BASS AND COD !! THE PLAICE TRIPS ARE STARTING TOO THESE ARE LONG DAYS AND COST MORE BUT ITS GOOD FUN AND SOMETHING DIFFERENT THE PROVE VERY POPULAR WITH MY ANGLERS ALONG WITH MY NIGHT TRIPS SEEN SO MUCH INTEREST IN THESE THEY WILL CONTINUE THROUGHOUT SUMMER 
ONCE AGAIN ID LIKE TO THANK EVERY ONE WHOS HAS COME ABOARD AND LOOK FOAWRD TO SEEING YOU ALL AGAIN 
REMEMBER I UPDATE MY SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS DAILY WITH PICTURES AVAILABILITY AND REPORTS ! ITS MUCH EASIER AND QUICKER FROM MY PHONE ON THE GO 
@DAWNTIDECHRTERS 
OR JUST SEARCH DAWN TIDE CHARTERS ON ALL PLATFORMS 
THANKS SEE YOU AFLOAT PLENTY OF THE SEASON LEFT !!!!

ESSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY BOAT TOPE FISHING REPORT

Posted on June 12, 2018 at 8:29 AM
JUNE 2018


TOPE !!!
The Tope have turned up with a bang at last ! last week saw over 20 Tope come aboard Dawn Tide II biggest was 48lb followed by 42lb 40lb 35lb 27lb 21lb 18lb 16lb and lots of around 6-10lb good fun and good sport proper fish and a proper fight ! all fish come on the fresh mackerel that have also turned up also good fun and a killer bait live ones getting the 2 biggest fish !! Plenty of time to fish for these call 075234882890








Thames estuary AND ESSEX CHARTER BOAT FISHING REPORTS

Posted on May 8, 2018 at 4:05 AM
MAY 2018
MAY BANK HOLIDAY FUN !!!!! 
As always May is fishing its nuts off again one of the best months for our area !!! don't be one of them guys who waits for others do the hard work and have a good day then try book up 1 you will find it hard to get availability while the fish are running at that time 2 thats whats been caught not what your going to catch please just get booked in in advance to enjoy !!
There are lots of plaice offshore to 3 lb with mackerel and gurnards and plenty of other species its very good fun call for details !!!
inshore the bigger bass are here as per usual if you know where to look this time of year good sport several had over the bank holiday from 5 -8lb nice fishing and numbers will increase over next few weeks. Still plenty of rays if  want them they are slowly thinning its still plenty  the hounds have hit with force yesterday saw well over 50 boated no monsters yet but they are not far away mackerel and tope to follow asap !!!! 
follow me on all social media platforms for regular reports spaces and pictures and videos daily  
pictures below of some of the bank holiday weekends catch 

Thames estuary essex coast and river crouch charter boat fishing report

Posted on April 2, 2018 at 1:40 PM
March / April 2018

Well the Thornback Rays have arrived as usual for this time of year we are hitting 60-70 a trip to 15lb and numbers will increase now getting to over a 100 a trip common practice. I also had the first Hound of 2018 nothing big but a nice start the odd Codling still coming out swell inshore. The first of big Bass will start to come out as usual in the coming weeks so watch this space !!!!!! its very busy fishing so get out and get involved you won't be disappointed !!  the diary is very busy so booking in advance recommended especially for the summer months go lots of tope, wrecking, plaice, bass, hound, and ray trips booked in !!! call 07523488290 follow us on all social media to see daily reports, dates, pictures, and videos  @dawntidecharters


Thames estuary river crouch and essex charter boat fishing reports

Posted on March 22, 2018 at 5:54 AM

MARCH 2018
well the winter saw a run of codling no monsters but plenty of fish between 2-4lb most trips. Some days was 20 odd codling Some days just half a dozen most anglers throwing them back for next year but the odd party taking a handful here and there!  The codling are still around now and the skate season is about to kick off as it normally dose with 100 rays a trip as soon as it warms up a tad but had a few females to 14lb already.
just a heads up diary is very busy for the summer so booking in advance is recommend don't leave it too late there not many weekend dates left now but for daily walk on spaces pictures videos and reports 
follow us on all social media @dawntidecharters or DAWN TIDE II Charter fishing
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thanks again for all your custom looking forward to seeing you all aboard soon we have some big plans this year o watch this space guys !!

(pictures of some of the codling trough the winter) 


ESSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY BOAT FISHING REPORT dawn tide II

Posted on November 18, 2017 at 9:16 AM

Hi every one just to remind all fishing reports pictures and availability updates are done via my facebook page
(DAWN TIDE II charters)(@dawntidecharters)
as it faster easer and daily updated !!

you can see my Facebook page on the home page of this web site or by clicking on the facebook link thanks again every one for your custom ! business and fishing i booming and growing

Call skipper mark peters direct 07523488290
web www.dawntidecharterfishing.co.uk
facebook @dawntidecharters  

esSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY BASS FISHING REPORT

Posted on July 27, 2017 at 5:58 PM
july 
 been a very busy summer so far not much time to up
date regular on here but lots of fish about skate have thinned out they will be back in force around september. hounds are good very good numbers around 8-10lb few big doubles but more time for the big girls yet. mackerel are here in force best over 300 easy but patchy on big tides. Now the bass our main target brilliant numbers on feathers and lures on certain tides 400 plus some days with plenty of keepers among them biggest this year had by me was 11.3lb lots of fish around 5-8 lb on fish and worm baits. been out to the wrecks a few times this is my new venture has bass cod pollock mackerel gurnard and mackerel this is fantastic fishing bit of a travel but worth it this is why my boat is now up for sale now looking for something faster so i can get out to the wrecks in half the time and get them bigger better fish hope to see you all soon ps pictures now go start on my face book you can see this on the home page regular reports and pictures daily thanks everyone

ESSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY BASS FISHING REPORT

Posted on July 9, 2017 at 5:17 PM
JULY 2017

FISHING UPDATES ARE NOW DONE VIA MY FACEBOOK PLEASE LOOK ON MY HOME PAGE OR FACEBOOK FISHING REPORT PAGE LINK THANKS MARK 

ESSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY CHARTER BOAT FISHING REPORT

Posted on May 30, 2017 at 4:40 PM
may 2017

fishing is at its peak now stacks of skate still to 14lb
hound fishing is kicking of nicely biggest 17lb so far crab bait is a must fir these fish
the bass fishing is still good lug worm doing the business on the bass 
mackerel starting to show and tope as well we have lots of off shore plaice and turbot trips coming up bookings very busy need to book at least 8 week in advance for prime dates mid week dates more flexible call skipper mark peters on 07523488290
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ESSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY BOAT FISHING REPORT

Posted on April 13, 2017 at 4:17 PM
April 2017

Il let the pictures do the talking !! Its time to get out and enjoy the fishing only mid week dates available until August all weekends fully booked  but phone for canceled trips 1 or 2 may come up !! big bass coming out gurnards first of the hounds and lots of double figure skate 50 plus skate a trip call 07523488290 for dates !!! and don't for get to follow us on facebook (DAWN TIDE charter fishing) for lots of daily updates 

Been a busy April aboard Dawn Tide II stacks of rays to 15lb lots of double figure fish and good number every trip. First wave of hounds showing to 8lb in the usual place a good sign for the hound season. Bass are showing in fantastic size and numbers biggest just over 8lb so far done a few bass trips this year with good success !! Mackerel and tope soon plaice trips too !! the 2017 season ahead is looking to be a good one bookings are coming in thick and fast too so book in advance !! 
well im off on holiday to spend some quality time with the wife and kids for a few weeks back on the 16th may ready for a busy fishfull summer see you all aboard soon








ESSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY BOAT FISHING REPORT

Posted on March 13, 2017 at 5:54 PM
MARCH 2017 

Well 1st weekend out after the boat going back in the water and headed strait to my secret early season skate mark and wow it didn't let me down. In total we had over 120 rays in 2 trips if we are getting these numbers now wait until full season we may beat my trip record of 117 in 1 trip. biggest was 15lb well done jason setting the bar high but del was close plenty of double figure fish and at one point we had 5 on at once. Bass will be moving in soon so always good to chuck a worm rod out just incase also there are a few codling here and there. few pictures and there is a video on my Facebook page as proof  to back up my story time to get out everyone its only going to get better!!!!!!!!




  

ESSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY BOAT FISHING REPORT

Posted on February 12, 2017 at 4:00 PM
February 2017

Dawn Tide II t is out the water for it yearly maintenance keeping her well maintained is part of having a safe reliable vessel !!  She will be back in the water on the 24th February ready for the season ahead get booking up as spring is not far away and is one of the best times of year !!!!  
  



ESSEX AND THAMES ESTUARY CHARTER BOAT FISHING REPORT

Posted on November 26, 2016 at 3:00 PM
November 2016

Well the Cod haven't arrived in the numbers we hoped for no one knows why i feel it just one of those things water temp food or stocks ect !!! We have had a few around the 5lb mark and small ones too but it is hard going I'm not going to lie. skate fishing is still good all shapes and sizes they have been a bit quite the last week but they will come back on. plenty of nice size whiting around aswel finger crossed the cod will flood in any time soon and we will have the sport we hoped for this winter!!!


tHAMES ESTUARY AND ESSEX CHARTER BOAT FISHING REPORTS

Posted on September 12, 2016 at 4:09 PM
August and September 2016

Been looking for the plaice in the estuary with success best trip was over 35 plaice to just under 4lb looking for the turbot next so keep an eye out for the dawn tide II !!! bass fishing has been good many fish around 7 - 8 lb biggest was 9,12lb but september is the time of the year for then big bass so there is still time plenty shoaling pup on the offshore banks now had over 40 last week out there all shapes and sizes! the skate fishing is coming back in force now had 67 the last trip we had a go for them all squid bait and yes i have plenty squid now. hours have been good sport this year biggest was 17lb they are going now still a chance of a double for a few weeks yet. Remember this time last year the Cod started showing so fingers crossed its all going to go to happen again very exciting this time of year we will be having a look in a few weeks for the cod so keep eye out for reports but for now we will be offshore bassing for few weeks unless the weather holds us on the skate local grounds see you all soon

   



tHAMES ESTUARY AND ESSEX CHARTER BOAT FISHING REPORTS

Posted on July 24, 2016 at 3:54 PM
ju;y 2016

July has been very exciting some of the bigger tides a bit tough and a weed nightmare in the shallows but most trips producing plenty mackerel hounds to 16lb skate to 12lb bass to 10lb few gurnards as-well all on our usual marks for july. we have started looking further a feild on the offshore banks for plaice and turbot with success plaice to 3lb and good numbers too lots of mackerel and sand eels on the same banks and turbot too and the odd bass for good measure we are looking to do this trip once a month and hit some wrecks too for the cod pollock and bass they do cost a little more as its a 60 mile round trip about 16 hours long but well worth it for the different species  see you all very soon 
mark peters  



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