Tackle and sea fishing related product reviews

PENN, first impressions

With My Way 2 up and running and having completed a number of successful trips over there last two weeks, we have been able to get a first impression on some of the new gear we have received from our sponsors at Pure Fishing (UK) Ltd Amongst the rods and reels we now have the new PENN Battalion boat rods in 20lb class and the PENN 25 narrow spool twin speed. The PENN Battalion 20lb boat road is built using a special blend of high performace carbon, offering an extremely light weight rod, that is both slim yet extremely powerful. Most […]

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PENN® FATHOM® 25 LEVER DRAG 2 SPEED

PENN Fathom reels are built with all the quality and performance normally associated with PENN Reels. The PENN Fathom lever drag 2-speed series of reels allows the angler to change the speed of retrieve quickly ensuring complete control when fighting a hard fighting fish or retrieving heavy terminal tackle from far below. Simply push in the button at the base of the reel handle to drop from 5.5:1 to utilise the lower gear ratio of 2.7:1. A quick twist on the button and the reel is back in the higher gearing.  The PENN Fathom 15 & 30 2 speed reels […]

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Is this a new rod which I see before me …

Last year we wrote a review on the Shakespeare Agility range of rods. This year thanks to our sponsors at Pure Fishing UK Ltd, amongst the many new goodies for our anglers to test we have 2 of the new Shakespeare Agility 2 boat rods, both rated at 20lb and already after just one day afloat enjoying a great response from myself and the anglers that tested them out.  Pete Minns, tackling a nice 10lb 8oz thornback ray through 80ft of water and 1knot of tide. As can be seen from the photograph, the blank worked lovely, a superb action with well […]

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Penn: Rampage with Battle

With My Way being sponsored by the worlds Largest tackle company, Pure Fishing we are in a fortunate position to choose from an extremely wide range of products to suit our fishing. Light tackle sport is something we enjoy immensely through the year, whether it is hounds & tope or pollack & wrasse, scaling down on rods and reels can offer some fantastic sport to anglers. This year we included a couple new light rods from the Penn range into our selection; the Penn Rampage 9ft Bass Spin rod, rated 15 – 55gram the rod is as described a Bass […]

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Shakespeare have Agility

Established in Michigan USA in 1897, Shakespeare has a long-standing tradition for quality fishing tackle and reasonable prices. In 2007 Shakespeare joined forces with Pure Fishing establishing the worlds largest fishing tackle company With tackle for all disciplines including carp fishing, fly fishing and both boat and shore one of the most popular if not iconic products for Shakespeare worldwide is the Ugly Stik range of rods, first manufactured way back in 1976. A few years ago Shakespeare brought out a new generation of this successful series of rods, the Ugly Stik GX2. We have a number of these rods […]

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New Reel? Mitchell Avocast FS 6000

Mitchell has a long established history in fishing reels. The original company dates back to Italy and the late 1800’s with watch gears and similar intricate products. In the 1930’s they became involved with a couple fishing tackle manufacturers in the design and production of new reels. At the height of Mitchells production late 1960’s and early 1970’s it was reported that they were making 12,000 reels a day! I remember one of my first boat fishing reels, a Mitchell 624. This reel and the 622 can still be seen in use today, strong and robust they are going strong, […]

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Custom Built Albas

Following our successful shark outing last year, we’ve been slowly collating more information and gear for another outing later in 2017, with one main requirement – only the best. Alba rods are renowned world wide for their quality in landing big sharks, tuna, billfish. This in mind, My Way and our anglers are being treated to two custom builds from Stan and will no doubt see some action in coming months. Photos thanks to Stan at http://www.albarods.co.uk Looking forward to using the rods Message or call 07971 924046 to book or for more information My Way is sponsored by Pure Fishing […]

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Greys Strata Guideflex Trousers

In all my years fishing like the vast majority of anglers out there I’ve worn a good strong pair of jeans. Rainy days sees them covered with a waterproof bib and brace set, often with matching jacket. There are many outfits to choose from, with both the recreational and commercial sectors of fishing having an array of clothing to choose from. A few months back a friend showed me a pair of the Strata Guideflex Trousers from Greys and was raving about how light, waterproof and comfortable the trousers were, I think the phrase ‘just like wearing pyjamas’ had me intrigued […]

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Tackle On Trial – Penn Squall 20LW

When we embarked on our sponsorship deal with Pure Fishing, it was important for us to obtain the right equipment for our waters. With the likes of Penn, Abu Garcia and Shakespeare all part of the Pure Fishing family of companies, we had quite a decision to make on the exact products that suited our needs. Reels had to be robust enough to endure the rigours of novice handling, especially line lay, so a strong level wind in particular was essential. They also had to be fairly easy to use. Drag system being crucial, for personal fishing I love the […]

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FishComm Ltd – Brizo wet weather gear

FishComm LTD an international fishing industry consultancy company with business in 16 countries and is owned by ex commercial fisherman and avid sea angler Cormac Burke. A regular aboard My Way, Cormac knows the requirements to fish at sea in all weather. Recently, he launched an exciting new venture to FishComm Ltd, their own brand clothing division. Their first range of gear is named Brizo, after the Norse God. Both items have received great reviews from field-testing on a commercial fishing boat and also by an angler for the past nine months with excellent feedback. I recently received both a Bib & […]

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