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By: Kev Left On: 14 July 2017

I have been out with Dave twice this holiday. Both trips were great - Dave really works hard for his customers, making sure everyone is catching fish. I managed to catch a 20lb Ling along with Pollack,Whiting,the odd mackerel and some nice sized conger. I cannot recommend a trip out with Dave enough - he is also not a bad tea boy. If you want to catch some decent fish give Dave a call - you will not be disappointed.

By: barry rayner Left On: 10 July 2017

Just done six days with Dave - good weather and fishing, even the mackerel played ball some days. Had a good week of mixed fishing - congers, ling, pollack. Dave is the best skipper and the hardest worker I have been to sea with in thirty years of boat fishing. Roll on next trip in three weeks time - I am going to try to not get so much stick off dave!

By: John overton Left On: 13 June 2017

Just had a fantastic day out on the Bessie Vee with skipper Dave and a mixed bunch! The fishing was great, the company good and the skipper ensured that all had a good time. The trip included the sight of half the British navy in the form of a nuclear sub accompanied by a frigate and to top it off a pod of dolphins! Can't think of a better way to spend a sunny day in Cornwall.

By: Mark Fahey Left On: 04 June 2017

Great looking set up, I used to live in Cornwall. Next time I am down I will book a trip with you.

By: Mat C Left On: 31 May 2017

May 31 2017 My lad and I went out with for a 4 hour trip. What a brilliant time we both had, lots of whiting and my 13 year old landed 2 conger eels, one estimated 40lb the other circa 30 lb. Extremely helpful skipper and a well equipped boat. Can't recommend highly enough. Thank you

By: Locker lads Left On: 25 April 2017

Sunday 23rd April - Had a brilliant day out of Mevagissey on Bessie Vee today. 2 of the Locker lads had driven through the night from Whitby in North Yorkshire so the stakes were high. The conditions were perfect, just a little breeze and stunning sunshine. Skipper Dave was friendly and good company from the moment we stepped aboard. 45 min steam to first wreck. First drop "BAM" 8lbish ling. Well that was a good start. We had fish steadily after that until the very last drop. Dave worked hard to keep us on the best fishing areas, repositioning as the tide and wind turned throughout the day. Best ling aboard was just over 20lb with several others in the doubles, towards the last 2 hours of the day we had a crazy 30 minutes where I had a 42lb eel immediately followed 10 mins later by a 56lber. Meanwhile at the same time another guy aboard landing a 45lber. Between the three Locker lads we had 20+ good fish over the day. We will definitely be back and highly recommended the vessel to anyone wanting to get afloat.

By: bernie west sussex Left On: 10 November 2016

Frid 4th Nov - my friend and I booked a trip out with Dave on the Bessie Vee. We met up at 8am at the harbour,loaded our gear onto the boat. Then we made our way out to the wreck which took about one and a half hours. Once the anchor went down,we were soon catching some nice congers and ling for about a couple of hours. Then the weather turned against us sooner than expected, giving the skipper no choice but to up anchor and take us in closer for shelter - me thinking our fishing was done for the day. How wrong I was - we were soon into some nice congers, which never seemed to stop coming, with Paul taking fish at 30+40 and 50lb. My catch of the day was a fishing rod and reel that was expertly brought up from the sea bed, which had been there for some time. The day was brought to an end with the skipper catching the fish of the day a conger of 60lb. Dave thankyou very much for a really good day and all the good trips I have had with you this year. I will recommend you to anyone. Thanks Bernard

By: Steve Woollacott Left On: 12 October 2016

Having never fished at a sea for some 30 years, being treated to a day on Bessie Vee by my son-in-law was initially approached with a certain amount trepidation. It needn't have, Dave operated with a relaxed confident manner and provided support and advice that ensured a very enjoyable day's fishing. If I'd been told at the beginning of the day that I'd land a hatful of fish, including a 28lb Ling, I'd have never believed it.

Thanks for a most enjoyable fishing experience Dave, and of course my son-in-law for arranging it.

Steve W

By: Scott Rutter Left On: 11 October 2016

We had a great trip on the Bessie Vee with Dave yesterday. As a couple of sea fishing novices, I caught 7 Conger the biggest 2 being mid 30's and my father in law caught a couple of Ling the biggest being 27lb, a few conger and also a Pouting. Dave was really patient with us throughout and ensured we had a good trip. I will be out again next time I am in this neck of the woods. Thanks for an enjoyable day.

By: Ian Fowler Left On: 03 October 2016

Had a great day with Dave and managed a new p.b shark at 93lb I can thoroughly recommend a trip with Dave and the Bessie Vee

By: Julie Snell Left On: 03 October 2016

Second time of fishing on the Bessie Vee with Dave. Great skipper never disappoints. We caught loads of fish, whiting, pouting, mackerel, scad, dogfish, coalie, conga and a porbeagle shark. We all loved it thanks very much for a great half day out. Definitely be booking another trip!!! We were really grateful to him for still taking us out after some people failed to turn up without giving him the courtesy of a telephone call. Great job Dave thanks again :-) From Julie, Colin, Nicola & Chris.

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By: Patrik Hrabovcak Left On: 15 September 2016

Hi all i was fishing with Dave about 2 years ago. From that time i was fishing around the UK and i never had a better fishing then with him. Thank you,and i hope i will see you soon.

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By: Kevin Morgan Left On: 08 September 2016

Best days fishing ever for me, my son and my 13 year old grandson. Dave took us to a mark to top up on fresh mackerel and when we had enough he took us to a mark about 30 miles offshore where we stayed for the duration. There was none of this "OK get your lines in and we will try somewhere else" every 30 minutes. Dave knew where to take us and where there would be an abundance of fish and he was spot on. I can't remember the last time my arms ached so much with all the conger and ling that I puled up. I even caught my 1st shark. The next time I take a holiday from Barnsley to ANYWHERE in the south west I will be paying a visit to Mevagissey to sample another day on the 'Bessie Vee'. Many thanks Dave for a brilliant day

By: Darren blythe Left On: 03 September 2016

Had my first trip on the Bessie vee with Dave , we were a party of five and we had 10 blue sharks on board along with whiting and mackerel, Dave was a great skipper and very patient with us especially with the ladies who were a little sea sick . Thanks for a great day and hope to do it again next year.


By: wendy blythe Left On: 02 September 2016

really glad my son and friends all caught sharks on their day out with you - made his day and he made it on your web site.





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