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

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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A new chapter opens

Its been nearly two weeks now since Storm Emma caused destruction in Holyhead Marina. Its been a tough time for everyone involved, truly heartbreaking! Ive said often that the words of support and kindness shown to us all and in particular the three charter boats has been very humbling and overwhelming, thank you. Aaron, Gareth and myself have vowed to come through this together and build Holyhead up once again and make the port an even stronger angling destination. After lifting My Way from the water last weekend, she was surveyed and declared a Total Constructive Loss, it saddened me […]

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PENN Squadron II Touch Tip

PENN have some exciting new rods across their range for 2018, many of which will be available to use and trial aboard My Way, thanks to our ongoing sponsorship with Pure Fishing UK (ltd). Among them the PENN Squadron II Touch Tip, this new rod features a modern sporting blank action designed to achieve high performance in both fishing and casting, suitable for downtiding or rated up to 10oz for casting a bait away from the boat. .      The supple tip provides perfect bite detection where the strong backbone of the blank provides the strength needed for casting baits […]

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Pure Fishing Competitions 2018

Pure Fishing are the worlds largest tackle manufacturer, their portfolio of companies proudly boasts amongst them such greats as PENN, Abu Garcia, Shakespeare, Greys and Berkley. With My Way being a Pure Fishing sponsored boat, we have worked closely together to bring to our anglers some exciting new fishing competitions throughout 2018, offering an immense range of Rods, Reels and more as prizes. Smoothhound Challenge 5 days of big smoothies, with a rod & reel to be won each day … read more here Summer & Autumn hunts Species make prizes, great combos available each month … read more here Anglers are automatically entered […]

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2018 Summer & Autumn species competitions

Our Pure Fishing General Fishing species days are a fun time catching different fish from the array of species 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 simply 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. The points will be awarded as below 1 point  […]

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2018 Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge

The 2018 Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge is set once again to be a great success, with anglers looking forward to catching plenty of big starry hounds … 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, 2016 alone saw 14 hounds over 20lb in weight. The smoothhound Challenge has for 6 years marked the traditional start to our season.  Running between May 21st […]

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Review of 2017 aboard My Way – part two

Continuing a look back at 2017, part two covers July to Dec aboard My Way. Our first trip of July saw some lovely weather and some mixed fishing both inshore and in Holyhead Deep. As the weather continued to play ball, more sorties into the Deeps were rewarded with pollack on the wreck and some great tope action at anchor. Amongst the catches we had plenty of wrasse and pollack to test the light gear with some cracking action from the spurdogs in the Deep. Staying in July and climbing tides we looked for more rod bending action closer to […]

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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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