We are pleased to be the booking agent for two hour mackerel fishing trips on the skippered boat Woodpecker. Trips run up to four times per day from Easter through to October half-term. The maximum number of passengers is ten, so advanced booking is advisable.  Please note all trips are weather dependent and the skipper’s decision is final.

July 2020
  • Exclusive Hire only £180
  • Maximum 8 people
  • All equipment provided
  • Life jackets provided
  • Keep what you catch

Book your place in the shop

or call 01548 843818

Current guidelines for fishing trips:

  • All surfaces and fishing equipment will be cleaned down before each charter

  • Each person boarding will have temperature taken - if too high above 37.8C – they and their group will be turned away from the boat*

  • Our Skipper & Crew will keep to the 1m+ social distance wherever possible, and wear gloves, glasses and masks where appropriate

  • Each person will be allotted a spot on the boat – to adhere to ‘best practice’ on social distancing

  • Each group will sign a waiver admonishing Woodpecker Charters of any fault should someone become infected or show signs/symptoms of COVID-19 following their trip

  • There will be a designated area to de-tangle lines and unhook fish on the boat for the crew/skipper to try to keep to the social distance of 1m+


* If a member of the group is unwell and displaying symptoms cancellations can be made up to 24 hours before and receive a full refund. If on the day a member of the group displays signs/symptoms and fails temperature test, then the whole group will not be allowed to board and will not receive a refund

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Strand Court, Whitestrand Quay

Salcombe, Devon, TQ8 8ET

Shop: 01548 843818

Registered in England No. 10029324