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

Pure Fishing – August 2015

Last May Dave Craddock took part in the smoothhound challenge, that particular day was a hard one, it wasn’t until the evening trip, having sat all day without a bite, Dave hooked into, played and landed a beauty starry weighing just over 23lb. That hound winning him a Shakespeare Agility 12lb rod and Penn Squall 15 reel. On 22nd August the rod and reel had their first outing, this tope the first fish landed on the smoothie challenge prize. Karma in full force.

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Wrasse Corkwing

The corkwing wrasse has a thick body, small eyes and a large mouth. It is classed as a mini specie with weights never exceeding 1lb. The most distinctive feature of the Corkwing is that it has a serrated gill cover. Varying in colour although normally green and brown with a lighter underside. The male corkwing wrasse often exhibit a blue tinge to the head. The are found regular in very rocky areas and kelp covered areas. Where ballans and cuckoo can be found in most rock strewn areas, my experience has more corkwing found in areas with low tidal strength. […]

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July 2015

July kicked off aboard My Way with some superb starry smoothhound action for our anglers, with many not only recording their first hounds, but manageing double figures including a 20lber for Cheshire angler Steve Bodey and one that fell a couple ounces short for visiting Irish rod, Cormac Burke. Above, Steve Brodey 20lber Above, Cormac Burke 19lb 14oz Along with the hounds a good mixed bag was boated that day with some big huss and colourful cuckoo wrasse posing for the cameras. Sadly the weather for the first couple weeks of July played hardball with us and despite a full […]

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