Smoothhound Challenge winners

My Way is 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.  2017 however was looking to be a small upset, the hounds had not really appeared in any great number and the sizes drastically smaller than those normally enjoyed. We did catch little over 80 hounds in total over the 5 days making the overall fishing hard work for those involved, with a few blanks […]

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Friday Funday

A good few hounds around on day five of the Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge, however all under 10lb, we failed to land a double figure, poor by our own standards. But, it was great to be anchored up in such great sunshine. A fair old number of hound came up during the evening trip, but again the vast majority of them tiny at around 5lb. More photos of smoothhounds here Smoothhound Challenge 2017

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Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge is go

Our week long Pure Fishing smoothhound challenge is now underway. This is the 6th year of our highly successful event, with big hounds being caught every day of every year. This year however, the hounds are proving slow to get going from Holyhead. We’ve already landed a few with the best over 20lb, but the numbers have yet to hit that expected. However our crews are made up of regulars, including past winners, 20lb hound captors, 14 hounds in a day captor and many personal bests. We have plenty of food, loads to drink and numerous stories to tell and […]

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Smoothhound Challenge underway

First day of our week long Pure Fishing smoothhound challenge today. This is the 6th year of our highly successful event, with big hounds being caught every day of every year. This year however, the hounds are proving slow to get going from Holyhead. We’ve already landed a few with the best over 20lb, but the numbers have yet to hit that expected. However today’s crew is made up on regulars, including past winner, 20lb hound captor, 14 hounds in a day captor and many personal bests. We have plenty of food, loads to drink and numerous stories to tell […]

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2017 Smoothhound Challenge

The 2016 Smoothhound Challenge was a great success once again, with plenty of big starry hounds being caught. We now have limited spaces available for the 2017 event – simply catch the biggest Smoothhound and win! A rod & reel combo up for grabs each day. Next years challenge is scheduled for day & evening trips between 23rd and 27th May 2017, book now to avoid dissapointment – check spaces here  Top hound of 2016 went to Mark Cain with a superb 24lb specimen, one of 14 20lbers boated during this years hound season.

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