Tackle and sea fishing related product reviews

Wrecking with Greys® & PENN®

  Amongst the various rods available aboard My Way 2, we’ve had the 20lb class GR100S boat rod available to our anglers for the last couple years, with them accounting for countless species including big tope, hounds and rays. There are a total of 4 rods in the GR100S boat range – 8, 12, 20 and 30lb class. Impressed with the 20lb class rod, reviewed last February, we recently invested in some of the 12lb class. These rods we particularly wanted for our anglers to try out and experience the thrill of a light rod that still retained the ability to […]

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Watch as Mike Thrussell snr lands a 17lb smoothhound

Mike Thrussell snr talks us through his 17lb smoothhound capture using a Shakespeare Agility Tipster rod and PENN Spinfisher V fixed spool reel Shakespeare Agility Sea Tipster rods offer all-round versatility for both shore and boat fishing as the blanks incorporate a uniquely designed soft tip to maximise visual bite detection, but carry power in the mid and butt section for casting performance and to handle those fish of a life time. These rods are perfect for searching out tiny pockets of specific fish when boat fishing. However, they are equally this rod is at home on the beach or inside estuaries fishing […]

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PENN in action

Small video from last week and Leigh Williams battling a 30lb tope from Holyhead Deep PENN BATTALION BOAT – The Battalion boat contains a special blend of high performance carbon, producing an exceptionally lightweight, powerful, slim diameter blank. The tip action is progressive but powerfull in the mid section with a stiff butt, creating a rod with amazing sensitivity for bite detection and strength when fighting fish. This unique action is also designed to give maximum performance with braid and mono lines. ALPS Tri reel seat ALPS guides Short Butt + Long tip construction Double lock nuts PENN FATHOM 25 […]

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PENN SLAMMER III 5500 – first use

This week we managed a first proper look at the PENN Slammer III 5500 reels we have new aboard My Way 2 this season. PENN reels are respected world wide for their ability to do exactly what is required of them, the Slammer III is no different, strong, robust, durable and smooth. The PENN Slammer III 5500 reel has a braid capacity of 500yards/20lb  380yards/30lb  335yards/40lb and a maximum drag pressure of 40lb. With a retrieve ratio of 5.6:1 it is an ideal reel for those who prefer a fixed spool and wanting something capable of fighting the many small sharks available […]

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Penn Spinfisher SSVI6500LL

The PENN Spinfisher reels have been a popular choice for anglers for many decades and recently newest incarnation, VI arrived in tackle shops across the globe. We have been using the PENN Spinfisher SSV5500 aboard My Way for a number of years, they have accounted for numerous fish either on the drifting for pollack, wrasse etc or at anchor for a myriad of species varying from small fish to hard fighting inshore sharks. Having used and enjoyed the PENN Spinfisher SSV6500LL personally for a long while, we now have brand new PENN Spinfisher SSVI6500LL reels available for our anglers to use […]

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PENN Slammer III 5500

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. We have the Slammer III 5500 available aboard My Way 2 for anglers to use and test while fishing for many species including rays, spurdogs, hounds and tope! Anglesey Bait Centre in Beaumaris is a Pure Fishing Stockist and has some great deals on the premises and mail order, for more information visit their […]

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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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