Whatever it is you are looking to see or do, we can offer our customers a more intimate, bespoke charter service completely tailored to your specifications.
We operate from the incredibly beautiful Helford River, four miles south of Falmouth, or from
Falmouth itself. We offer the two different pick up and drop off locations to make your day out with us that little easier to organise.
The Helford River is an official area of outstanding natural beauty and offers parking for our customers at the Ferryboat Inn car park for £2/day. Overflow parking is available on the road approaching the pub. Falmouth Town offers various all day parking a short walk from the town quays where we can welcome you aboard.
You will be spending your time with us aboard our newly built Orkney Pilothouse 20... 'TIDOS'
She was custom built in 2023 by the prestigious and longstanding Orkney boats, offering the very latest technology, safety, comfort and a real touch of class to proceedings.
Our licence allows us to take small groups of 2 or 3 people exploring the coastline within a 20 mile radius of Falmouth and the Helford River. This would allow us to take you as far north as Fowey and enable us to explore the entire Lizard Peninsula to the south. All trips are weather and condition dependent for your safety.
Where we differ from the rest is our smaller and more nimble vessel allows us to get you into the more intimate bays and coves for a closer look!
All safety equipment is provided, we have running water, cooking/barbecue facilities and a chemical toilet on board.
Our smaller and more nimble vessel allows us to get you into the more intimate bays and coves for a closer look!
Our Clients Believe in Us
Here Is What They Are Saying
"Since moving to Cornwall I have had the pleasure of Neil’s wisdom, plentiful knowledge and genuine care for fellow anglers on many occasions. His down to earth approach to support and raw passion for fishing is the perfect package and I would recommend his services to anyone who wants to learn and develop their craft. 110 percent and thank you Neil!"
"I had the pleasure of working with Neil many times over the past few years when he worked on my boat Celtic Pinwheel out of Mylor, Cornwall.
His knowledge of fishing is a reflection of his infections enthusiasm for angling and he passes this enthusiasm onto anyone who is fishing with him.
He is known locally as 'the Bass Man'!"
Captain Mark Augarde
"Neil has decades of fishing knowledge and first hand experience both from shore & boat marks in and around the UK. There
isn’t much he hasn’t caught, from Redband fish to Bluefin Tuna. He is super passionate about the sport and takes his fishing very seriously which has allowed him to produce some phenomenal fish to the net which he is very active on sharing through social media and has a popular following. Niel has already built up an extensive portfolio as a deckhand and wish him all the best with his new venture."
“Had a great day out fishing with Adam, we targeted some species that were new to me and he took me
to some grounds I’ve wanted to fish for years but haven’t had the confidence. He helped me with some of the trickier rigs I haven’t mastered yet and showed me some new knots. We took some nice fish home for our efforts, what’s more to ask for a day out on the water?”
I personally can’t recommend Adam as
a fishing guid more, I’d never been sea fishing before but since being out with him frequently last summer I can safely say I now love it. He’s keen and passionate about fishing and handling the fish sympathetically. I’ve learnt how to make rigs and how to fish different spots confidently. He’s also taught me how to dispatch the fish humanly and fillet for the table. Defiantly a great day out to be ."
Your skipper is Adam Redfern. Adam has10 years boat handling experience and 35 years fishing experience. He is a former marine engineer and deckhand for a local marine contracting company.
Should you book our bespoke Angling trip you will meet first mate Neil Clark, aka, Neil the fish. Neil has been fishing for 50 years and has around 30 years experience working in and around the commercial fishing industry both here and in Europe. Neil's knowledge of the local fishing grounds was our main reason for inviting him to come and work for us at Rock Island Charters and we are lucky to have him on board.
We thank you for considering us and will hopefully see you soon,
Adam and Neil.
For all your fishing requirements or advice we cannot recommend Tony at Lizard Tackle And Bait enough. His knowledge of the local area and extensively stocked shop is garenteed to put fish in your net.
Everything is on board to enjoy a wonderful day light tackle fishing in Cornwall. We have a large and varied selection of activities. Book Now! Your trip for 2023. the best prices. Services: Catering, Customized Routes, Encounters with Dolphins.