Sea fishing related articles covering boat fishing from My Way with Gethyn Owen

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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A day with Halton SAC

Great day afloat today with Halton SAC for the first of our 2019 Pure Fishing fun competitions. Sheltered from the 30mph NW winds the Menai Strait was lovely and calm plus fished well as the 8 Anglers battled out for the first prize. Fishing was never going to rewrite any records, but a steady flow of whiting and codling, together with dabs, dogs and a variety of mini species kept everyone focused on the win. In total, the lads caught 212 fish in the 4hr match. The battle for top spot was hard fought, with Norman and Andy matching each […]

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2019 Pure Fishing Summer & Autumn species competitions

Our Pure Fishing General Fishing species days are a fun time catching many different species of fish available whilst at anchor or drifting around our coastline. Whereas these days are classed as a competition, they’re not quite that! They are no different to a normal day out. You simply come along and have a fun time catching with us, while we record your catch, each fish scoring a set amount of points each, with bonus points for each different species. Catch the most points over the two days and WIN with a brand new rod OR reel. The points will be awarded […]

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2019 Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge

The 2019 Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge has become a regular feature aboard My Way with anglers looking forward to catching plenty of big starry hounds with the chance of winning a great prize too … simply catch the biggest Smoothhound of the day and WIN a rod & reel combo. One combo available to WIN each day. My Way has become widely known as a boat that can be trusted for big smoothhounds, With the vast majority landed in the mid teen weight range with over 60 breaking the magical 20lb threshold in the last 8years. The smoothhound Challenge has for 7 […]

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Great news for 2019

We are extremely pleased to confirm that we will be continuing our great working relationship with Pure Fishing (UK) Ltd through 2019.  Pure Fishing, the worlds largest tackle manufacturing company has an envious stable and boasts many top brands such as PENN, Shakespeare, Abu, Spiderwire, Greys, Berkley.  As with previous years, our sponsorship from Pure Fishing will see My Way 2 continue to be equipped with the latest rods, reels, braids & items of tackle from the various brands.  Each item is hand picked to suit a variety of fishing disciplines available aboard My Way 2, from light spinning & […]

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Last trip of 2018

Yesterday saw the last of our fun competitions for 2018.  All our fun comps have been generously sponsored by Pure Fishing (UK) ltd and this trip had a brand new reel as prize for the winner.   Fishing was patchy at times as we moved around the Menai Strait looking for both quantity and species to add to the score cards.  The day ended up with a respectable 9 species for late December, whiting, codling, dab, dogfish, ss sea scorpion, ls sea scorpion, poor cod, coalfish and also a grey gurnard. For quantity the lads amassed a total of 234 […]

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Nice one Arthur

Hard 5hrs afloat yesterday, even the whiting played hard to get. Never the less, the 10 Anglers aboard recorded over 200 fish in our December fun competition, again generously sponsored by Pure Fishing (UK) Ltd. Big whiting, small whiting, small codling and the odd dog and mini species making up the catches today. Eventual winner on the day was local rod Arthur Beechey, a popular and accomplished international angler. Having already amassed an envious armoury of Angling tackle, Arthur kindly donated his prize to young Emily Hardy, the only jnr aboard My Way 2. Crisps in one hand and hot chocolate […]

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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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Winter comp one

Thoroughly enjoyable morning afloat on the Menai Straits on saturday, despite the odd downpour! For the first of our Pure Fishing winter fun competitions, the guys and young lady recorded a good 150 fish during the 4hrs Fishing.  Catches included some good size whiting, dogfish, small codling, mini species and a solitary huss.  Congratulations to overall winner Chris Firth who won a brand new Shakespeare Agility 2 20lb boat rod for his winning bag. Thanks as always to our sponsors Pure Fishing.   We have spaces available for our next fun comp on Saturday 08th, entry is free when booking […]

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Time for a move

Our planned move to the Menai Straits was scheduled for a few weeks time, but with the weather as it is we have decided to move early and enjoy some of the great fishing available in & around the Straits from next week. My Way 2 will be on her way top Port Dinorwic on Monday 15th. Looking forward to an exciting new chapter in our fishing adventures,  Selection of dates available till end November  Fri 19th Oct – Caer. Bay / Straits – 8hrs – 5 spaces Sun 21st Oct – Caer. Bay / Straits – 8hrs – 4 […]

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