Charter Boat: Lead Us

Boat and Skipper Details

Licensed For: up to 11 passengers
Code Of Practice: 20 miles cat 3
Hours: 4hr / 8hr / 10hr / 12hr Trips
Type of Fishing: uptiding / downtiding contours / banks etc
Tackle Available: Yes - Contact Skipper
Bait Available: Yes - Contact Skipper
Boat Specification: 32 ft Yorkshire coble
Additional Description:

bottom fishing trips available all year winter time for cod, whitng, etc. summer time for bass, rays, smoothounds etc.
summer evening trips available may to september
tuition for beginers and help and advice for all
hot drinks provided

For a special gift which someone will really appreciate, vouchers can be purchased for all of our trips. You may either select a date or have an open-dated voucher, where the recipient chooses a suitable date themselves.

Corporate/ Private Days:
For an extra memorable day out, with the boat to yourselves and a hamper lunch please take advantage of these special trips.

Lead Us Skipper Colin De Block's Photo
About the Skipper:

Fully qualified skipper RYA Yachtmaster with many years experience of fishing the local area, both commercially and for pleasure.

December 2018

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Upcoming Individual Spaces on Lead Us

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4-star 1
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  • 5-star Steve Bale (23/06/2018)

    Great day again, Colin had us on the fish from the off, great fun and sport with hard fighting smoothies up to around 7lb and plenty of them. Thanks Colin see you soon cheers Steve

    Skippers Reponse: It was good to see everyone catching and enjoying themselves

  • 5-star Alloysius Bloomfield (05/08/2017)

    Had a great days fishing thanks to the skipper Colin very friendly and welcoming took us to great spot caught loads of dog fish and smooth hound absolutely brilliant day

    Skippers Reponse: Thanks for that glad you enjoyed your day see you again soon

  • 5-star Kacy Fenwick (22/04/2017)

    Great day out briliant frendly skiper showed me what to do also caught some nice fish in cluding the boat record for scate very happy would deffenately go again

    Skippers Reponse: Glad you enjoyed yourselves and 2 great fish see you again sometime

  • 5-star bob lightfoot (20/04/2017)

    great day, plenty of fish & great skipper

    Skippers Reponse: good to see you all enjoying yourselves and catching plenty of fish cheers Bob

  • 5-star Anton Bull (01/09/2016)

    A great day out for my son, his friend and I. A 15th birthday fishing trip that couldn't have gone better. Colin was very welcoming and looked after us really well. My son caught his first smoothound (starry - 3lb) and his friend then caught a smoothound (common - 4lb). A few whiting thrown in as well and we went home with plenty for dinner. A great day out and we'll be back again.

    Skippers Reponse: Thanks Anton it was nice to see the boys catch a decent fish each

Bait & Tackle

Catch Stats

Latest Catches 43 photos uploaded


10 lb 2 oz Spurdog

Alloysius Bloomfield

12 lb Thornback Ray

Alloysius Bloomfield

9 lb Smooth-hound (Common)


10 lb 1 oz Bass


10 lb Blonde Ray


8 lb 8 oz Bass


13 lb Thornback Ray


12 lb 4 oz Thornback Ray

Charles Elderkin

7 lb Smooth-hound (Common)


8 lb Bass


5 lb 12 oz Thornback Ray


8 lb 6 oz Thornback Ray

brian,dave & elliot

4 lb 8 oz Cod


4 lb 8 oz Cod


3 lb 10 oz Cod


6 lb 4 oz Cod


Latest Fishing Reports

  • 26/06/2018 Fishing Report by Colin De Block

    26 Jun 2018 by Colin De Block

    Lead Us charters, Lowestoft fishing trips

    Hounds abound on Lead Us
    Following the success of Saturdays trip we headed back to the same mark anticipating similar results. Well we weren't disappointed with 5 hounds coming in on the first cast of the day just as the tide was dying away and a couple more at slack water. Things were quieter on the start of the ebb with the odd fish being landed, then mid tide it was if the switch had been thrown and things got hectic. On several occasions more than one fish was being landed at the same time this continued through the rest of the day with close on 50 hounds being landed most in the 5 to 7lb range with several fish being lost. To add to this great catch we had 4 Bass to 4lb plenty of whiting and a few spotties . A fantastic days fishing on Lead Us
    To book a trip on Lead Us call 07803270798
    Cheers Colin

  • 23/06/2018 Fishing Report by Colin De Block

    23 Jun 2018 by Colin De Block


    Write Note

    Lead Us charters, Lowestoft fishing trips
    Houndtastic action on Lead Us
    20-06-18 / 23-06-18
    The first of our evening trips on 20th produced some good fish with half a dozen hounds to 7lb. Steve christened his new rod with a plump 2.5lb codling and a nice little thornback plus the compulsory spotties and whiting. More evening trips can be arranged on request
    Saturday 23-06-18 with the weather and tide in our favour headed to a mark I had been wanting to try for a while now and boy was it worth it. We arrived just as the tide was starting to ebb with the odd hound coming in then as the tide picked up things got hectic on numerous occasions there were 2 or 3 fish coming in at the same time with some lovely Hounds being landed along with some nice Bass. This continued throughout the day with everyone on the boat landing some nice fish until the weather beat us ending up with 36 Hounds between 5 & 7lb plus smaller ones. 4 Bass all around the 4lb mark all returned plus plenty of whiting and a couple of spotties a great day on Lead Us
    To book a trip on Lead Us call 07803270798
    Cheers Colin

  • 20/05/2018 Fishing Report by Colin De Block

    20 May 2018 by Colin De Block

    Lead Us charters, Lowestoft fishing trips

    A PB and new boat record this weekend on Lead Us
    with a good forecast and great fishing conditions this weekend produced some excellent fish. A PB and boat record for Pedro in the shape of a 10lb Spurdog its good to see these hard fighting fish returning again. Some nice Rays , a 5lb Cod, Bass to 4lb plus plenty of spotties , whiting and a handful of hounds
    To book a trip on Lead Us call 07803270798
    Cheers Colin

  • 12/05/2018 Fishing Report by Colin De Block

    12 May 2018 by Colin De Block

    Lead Us charters, Lowestoft fishing trips

    Hounds & Rays on Lead Us 12-05-18
    Mixed amongst the endless supply of doggies at the moment are some nice Thornback rays, and smoothounds a great fighting fish
    to book a trip on Lead Us call 07803270798
    Cheers Colin

  • 09/05/2018 Fishing Report by Colin De Block

    9 May 2018 by Colin De Block

    Out of Lowestoft on Lead Us 4th to 9th of May
    With the weather set fair over the last few days we have been making the most of the good conditions to get out at every opportunity which has produced some good fish. With a mixture of doggies , whiting a lot of small smoothounds starting to show now with the odd better one , Bass , still the odd cod and some nice rays, You never now what is coming up next