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

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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Pure Fishing October competition day two

Friday 27th October saw us fish the final day of our Pure Fishing summer & autumn species competitions. The first leg was fished on October 6th, which saw Wirral based angler Micky Duff set a commanding points lead of 175 to all those fishing the 2nd day in the hope of winning the Greys Uptider and Penn Fathom 20 reel available to the winner of the most points. Our day started off with a change of plan, we had hoped to head straight out to Holyhead Deeps and fish the last of the ebb tide for possible spurdogs. Sadly the […]

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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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Pure Fishing October competition day one

Friday 06th saw the first of our October Pure Fishing sponsored species competition days. Only 4 anglers took part in what turned into a cracking match and a battle royal between 2 pairs of anglers. On the stern, Zukia was determined to beat her Father Alf, while with bow draws local rod Mark Cain and Wirral’s Scottish international Mickey Duff tested each others abilities. All 4 anglers, hoping to amass a good amount of points to see them win the rod & reel combo on offer in October. With spring tides and a bay that had been battered with strong […]

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Win on Friday

We’ve 4 spaces available this Friday 06th October 2017. General Fishing with a chance to win a new rod & reel combo in our fun Pure Fishing October competition … simply catch fish, we’ll record the catches. October – Greys® GR75S Uptide, the is is a premium class boat rod. Sensitive tips for bite detection, but offer lots of reserve power in all the right places – to exert maximum pressure when it’s needed. With Penn Fathom 20LW multiplier, the Fathom Level Wind heavy-duty construction and low 4.3:1 gear ratio. Marine-grade bronze alloy main gear. Winners from the last three […]

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