Black Moon Sportfishing

Crew support the Cornwall Wildlife Trust

The Black Moon team are very conservation-minded and, as proud members of the Falmouth community, we have decided to donate a percentage of our profits to support the Cornwall Wildlife Trust. From 2019 we’ve also offered our boats, crew and equipment to allow them to undertake their extensive marine conservation programme, ‘Living Seas’. More about … Read more

Wildlife trips with Black Moon

Our crew and guests were very honoured this week to come across a beautiful Risso dolphin on our way to the Sicillies off the coast of Cornwall. He swam all around the boat and allowed one of our young guests to capture these amazing shots on their standard SLR camera from the deck of the … Read more

Black Moon has been selected for the Thunnus Project 2019

Building on the success of activities in 2018, Thunnus UK will be conducting additional scientific tagging of Atlantic bluefin tuna this summer (2019) using electronic tags to study the seasonal migrations and behaviour of these fish after having been caught and released in UK waters. Cefas and the University of Exeter are collaborating on a … Read more

Planning an event?

Sportfishing with Black Moon is an unforgettable experience for all our guests, whether they have fished before or are a complete novice willing to give it a go! Every trip is different; it’s a fully bespoke experience planned with our highly experienced Skipper but with one thing guaranteed – exciting fishing. The Black Moon boats … Read more

Book now – Sportfishing Training 2019

  Black Moon Sportfishing are pleased to announce our next training dates on our Rodman 1250 in Falmouth with Captain Craig Hall. This is an essential days training for anyone wishing to sportfish in the UK or abroad. Training will cover: Setting up: boat, equipment, rods, reels, lines, swivels, hooks, lures, spreader bars and outriggers. … Read more

Beautiful Falmouth

Click Here to see Video Why do we love fishing in beautiful Falmouth? Click above to see wonderful sunrise and rainbow captured early one morning on our Skipper’s phone.    

History of UK Tunny Fishing

Between 1930 and 1955, big-game tuna fishing (or ‘tunny’ fishing as it was known at the time) was a sport popular with the wealthy aristocrats and military officers. During the tuna fishing season, they’d head up to Scarborough and fish from small boats, known as cobles. These boats were towed to the fishing grounds a few miles offshore by the larger, … Read more

Black Moon Maiden Voyage

The May bank holiday was the perfect time to take Black Moon on her maiden voyage, so skippered by David Rogers we completed a pre-season dry run in the Solent. We took her from Chichester, around the Isle of Wight and back. Black Moon is a custom-built Rodman 1250, 41ft, Twin Volvo 370 Turbo diesel … Read more

Calling all underwater photographers…

If you are an underwater cameraman or photographer or just have an interest in underwater photography, then talk to us. Black Moon can facilitate your shoot and can welcome groups of up to 4 people. Our boats have ladders and dive platforms, which makes it easier to get in an out of the water, and … Read more

Black Moon Sportfishing