Tackle and sea fishing related product reviews

Greys GR100S Boat rod

We are often asked for rod recommendations and to be honest, that is quite a loaded question. In truth there are so many different rods available from a variety of manufacturers that cover a host of different fishing scenarios, from heavy duty conger fishing to light rock fishing for example, rarely do you find a rod for everything. However anglers often ask for something with a more general use, the rod needing the flexibility to cope with many situations. The Greys GR100S range of boat rods fit nicely into this category. There are 4 rods in the GR100S boat range – […]

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Need a new boat rod?

This year thanks to our sponsors at Pure Fishing UK Ltd, amongst the many new goodies for our anglers to test aboard My Way 2 we took delivery of the new Shakespeare Agility 2 12/20lb & the PENN Battalion 20lb boat rods. The Shakespeare Agility 2 has a RRP of £59.99, with the PENN Battalion RRP £159.99 Both rods have been put through their paces over the last 6 months and have received some great feedback from both novices wanting to use our tackle, but also from seasoned anglers looking for a new rod to invest in. The Shakespeare Agility 2 12/20lb […]

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PENN Slammer III

The PENN Slammer has always been a popular reel, especially abroad for seriously heavy-duty fishing. Used on both boat and shore, the PENN Slammer III offers a great amount of drag for your money, with the smallest in the range 3500 having a max of 30lb.  The Slammer III reels features PENNs new IPX6 Sealed System keeping water out of the gear box & drag system and also features the updated Slammer Drag System utilising the Dura-Drag material. Specs include  * Full Metal Body, sideplate, and rotor * CNC Gear? technology * IPX6 Sealed body and spool design * Sealed […]

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Reel Service

It’s fair to say that one reel seldom covers every task, and often rods need to be balanced correctly with a specific reel hence why with our sponsors at Pure Fishing (UK) Ltd we offer a selection of reels aboard My Way for anglers to use and trial before purchase. Our reel armoury includes PENN Squall 20 PENN Fathom Ld two speed in sizes. 15, 25 & 30 ABU 7000c ABU 7000c3 PENN Spinfisher V 5500 PENN Battle 4000 MITCHELL Avocet 6500 Our collection of PENN Spinfisher V 5500 reels have been with us for 4years benefiting from a trip home […]

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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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