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

Wreck Fishing 2020

For years we stayed clear of wreck fishing. My Way 1, an absolute beauty of a boat that served us well for 14 years, didn’t have the power to commute to the wrecks and back in ample time with a steady 8knots her total best. My Way 2 is a different matter a fast and spacious Offshore 105 powered by an impressive 420hp Iveco engine. Cruising offshore at a genuine 14knots with a loaded speed of 20knots if required, the vast majority of all the wrecks we have been fishing now well within reach … quickly. Studying charts for tides, […]

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Win this winter 2019-20

My Way 2 is scheduled to return to Port Dinrowic for some great winter fishing within the comfort of the Menai Strait and we have teamed up again with our sponsors at Pure Fishing (UK) Ltd to offer 5 new fun competition days aboard My Way 2. Please read our Pure Fishing Blog for reports & results from 2018 & 2019 Similar to the popular summer events, these days are classed as a competition but they’re not quite that. They are no different to a normal day out. You simply come along & have a fun time catching with us, while […]

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PENN Squadron II 6-12lb boat rod

Supreme day on the wrecks yesterday, fish every drift for all on board with cod, pollack and the odd coalfish being caught. Mark Cain featured here testing out the PENN Squadron II 6-12lb boat rod. * 7ft in Length * 6-12 lb Test * Two equal section construction * Carbon composite blank * metal reel seat * E.V.A Handle For a retail price of only £59.99 you get a whole lot of rod. We were fishing 375 feet today and Mark landed countless fish to 10lb. The 6-12lb class offering some excellent sport throughout the day. More photos and a […]

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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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Pure Fun

Superb day afloat for our Pure Fishing UK species points competition. Over 400 fish from various species including hounds, spotted ray, ballan & cuckoo wrasse, pollack, coalies, codling, doggies, huss and more  Eventual winner with 240 total fish points with 8 species was Mark Dolben winning a PENN Squadron II Touch Tip rod and PENN Battle 5000 FS reel.  Second place with 180 fish points was Wirral based angler Dave Walker, with 10 species including a couple firsts. Some great fishing with a few laughs and some good food too. Cheers to everyone that added to the food supply for […]

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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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Monday 10th June Fun Competition

Monday 10th June saw the first of our fun competition days, sponsored by Pure Fishing UK LTD. 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. With inclement weather dogging the past few weeks afloat, it was nice to set sail this day with calm seas and some blue skies. We had some great mixed fishing from both anchor and drifting, with a few hrs dedicated to the highlight […]

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PENN Squadron II Touch Tip & Battle 5000

Watch this video and see the PENN Squadron II Touch Tip rod & PENN Battle 5000 fixed spool reel in action on a double figure smoothie ROD – PENN Squadron II Touch Tip Offering exceptional value for money, the PENN Squadron II Touch Tip feauture modern sporting blank actions designed to achieve high performance in both fishing an casting. The souple tip provide perfect bite detection where the strong backbone of the blank provides the strength needed for casting baits and fighting the fish. Carbon blank Graphite reel seat Supplied with quality guides Three piece equal length Rubber push on butt […]

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Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge – day three

Last Weds 29th May, we had the third of this years Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenges. It was a day to remember for sure, not really for the best reasons. Weather double what was forecast, torrential rain and a lack of hounds made for a frustrating day for all involved. Still everyone struggled on and Mersey based angler Chris came out the eventual winner with a hound of 9lb. Credit to Chris, who fought through some serious sea sickness to continue fishing and take the prize that day. As always big thanks to our sponsors at Pure Fishing UK Ltd for […]

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Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge – day two

Me and my big mouth in closing after day one looking forward to better weather for day two in our competition . 17-20mph north winds not the best, but workable with a decreasing forecast. The morning we were greeted with 22-30mph. After poking our nose around the breakwater, we came back in! Tea, coffee, chit chat and putting the world to rights, been a fun morning 😁 With easing winds after lunch we headed back out and set the crabs to do their thing.18hounds caught our total, all of them bar a couple between 6 an 8lb, real small sharks compared […]

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