Sea fishing related news and reports covering boat fishing from My Way with Gethyn Owen

Smoothhound Challenge day two

After a slow start the hounds turned up today with us managing to boat 35. Marks 18lber the biggest of the day so far, but having won yesterday’s prize Mark is ineligible for today’s, thus Neil with his 14lb 4oz smoothie takes top spot leading into this evenings session.  Lovely evening session today with a further 15 hounds to the boat. A good few doubles, with in form Mark Dolben taking the largest once again at 16lb. Having already won yesterday, next in line and winner of Tuesdays Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge is Neil Avery, with his 14lber from the […]

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Smoothhound Challenge day one

46 smoothhounds landed on the first day sail of our Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge. Plenty of hounds around the 8lb mark and a few into double figures. Mark Dolben taking the lead with 15lb 4oz. Fingers crossed the remainder of the week  It was harder work in the evening with only 7 hounds landed but double the amount dropped.  Strong north winds not helping our cause. Handful of doubles landed 11 to 12lb  More photos in the 2018 Challenge Gallery  

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Nice hounds

Few hounds around today, managed 6 myself. A few around 8lb, and a few doubles including this 15lber. Looking good for next weeks Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge. Duncan with a  good few himself too took the honours in the hounds today with this lovely 17lb specimen    

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Easterly winds

Blustery NE winds that picked up this morning hampered play today, but we caught a good mixed bag of species inshore. Including a couple hounds for our dozen Crab and a few more dropped again.  Deeps was hard work in the swell, but a few huss and spurs came to our aid

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New boat, new venue – winter aboard My Way 2

With the ever-increasing inclement weather, days afloat are becoming far less predictable it was always an ambition of mine to relocate My Way to the sheltered comfort of the Menai Straits for the winter period. However truth being besides vast waters available inside the Straits, she lacked the speed required to navigate the tides and distance when wanting to fish outside from either entrance. Now, similarly to our trips of late from Holyhead there is far more available for anglers with the speed enjoyed aboard My Way 2. Winter fishing in and around the Straits has always been productive, however […]

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Smoothhounds …

Hounds trying our patience in the bay today, they’re just starting to show with the bites very finicky, often needing a few minutes to tempt them to the hook. We managed to land a couple and drop half a dozen more.  However a good sign for the packs arriving in time for the Smoothhound Challenge next week.  A rod and reel from our sponsors Pure Fishing UK for the angler catching the heaviest hound each day – PENN Rampage 2 Bass Spin with a PENN Battle 2 FS reel worth rrp £185  Limited spaces remaining.  Mon 21st May – Hound […]

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