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

Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge is go

Our week long Pure Fishing smoothhound challenge is now underway. This is the 6th year of our highly successful event, with big hounds being caught every day of every year. This year however, the hounds are proving slow to get going from Holyhead. We’ve already landed a few with the best over 20lb, but the numbers have yet to hit that expected. However our crews are made up of regulars, including past winners, 20lb hound captors, 14 hounds in a day captor and many personal bests. We have plenty of food, loads to drink and numerous stories to tell and […]

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Smoothhound Challenge underway

First day of our week long Pure Fishing smoothhound challenge today. This is the 6th year of our highly successful event, with big hounds being caught every day of every year. This year however, the hounds are proving slow to get going from Holyhead. We’ve already landed a few with the best over 20lb, but the numbers have yet to hit that expected. However today’s crew is made up on regulars, including past winner, 20lb hound captor, 14 hounds in a day captor and many personal bests. We have plenty of food, loads to drink and numerous stories to tell […]

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Piscatorial Police

Fun day afloat today with the Police National Boat Angling team, in high spirits preparing for their competition against the Fire Service team tomorrow. Fishing was consistent throughout the day, pollack and wrasse on the drift, with dogs, whiting, dabs, Huss and others at anchor. No world beaters, but great fodder for a match angler, single, double and triple shots of fish being landed. Many rig and bait changes throughout the day as they honed in their tactics ready for the challenge of the Fire Service team who have been triumphant in this event for a few years now. Roll […]

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Load of Pollacks

Fun morning afloat today with a couple novice anglers who had booked My Way for a taste of fishing afloat.  Fortunalty the pollack obliged and we had plenty of fish inshore ranging between 1 and 3 lb, great fun on light gear  Even managed to have a little fish myself again today  More photos in Gallery 205

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Little visitor

During one day afloat last week we were fishing a mark 8 miles out to sea. Not long into our anchor had a small visitor, a passing swallow needing a rest from its long journey north.  The bird stayed with us sat up in the bow for half an hour before moving on for the next leg of its epic journey 

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Mission Accomplished

A day out today with Simon Everett hoping to put together an article on Spurdogs for a future issue of http://www.saltwaterboatangling.co.uk Glad to report it was a success and I also managed to catch my first tope of the year 👍   Please email or call 07971 924046 to book or more information My Way is sponsored by Pure Fishing – this includes Penn, Shakespeare, Greys, Berkley and many more http://www.uk.purefishing.co.uk

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Pure Fishing Spurdog Competition 2017

This year working together with Pure Fishing, amongst our many competitions we offered anglers the chance to win a Greys GR100S 20lb Boat & Abu Ambassadeur 7000C LW multiplier reel combo by simply catching the heaviest spurdog aboard My Way over a period of 6 weeks, commencing on April 01st and ending 14th May 2017. Spurdogs have made something of a resurgence off the welsh coast in recent years, Spring is prime time aboard My Way with these sharks averaging double figures, a few exceeding the 20lb barrier with many spurs often being caught 2 at a time. It is safe to say that the fishing can be exhilarating; […]

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