Articles relating to our Pure Fishing sponsor

20lb hound x 2

20lb 2oz hound for Bob Deakin on Saturday, a new personal best and new club record for Meltham & District SAC. However the new club record was short-lived. The MAD-SAC smoothhound club record lasted all but a few hours. Blakey beating Bobs earlier hound by 5ounces to record a cool 20lb 7oz smoothie. The smoothhound landed on a Greys GR100S 20lb boat rod and Abu 7000C he won with us on one of our Pure Fishing Competition days.

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Win a new Rod & Reel

We have very limited spaces for our week long smoothhound challenge – if you catch the heaviest smoothhound of the day you could win a brand new rod and reel combo thanks to our sponsors at Pure Fishing UK ltd. one combo available each day between 27th and 31st May 2019. Watch this video and see the exact rod and reel in action on a double figure smoothie Available spaces Mon 27th May – Smoothie chall eve – 4hrs – 4 spaces Weds 29th May – Smoothie chall day – 8hrs – 4 spaces Thurs 30th May – Smoothie chall […]

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Smoothhound video

Small video of the PENN Squadron II Touch Tip and PENN Spinfisher VI6500LL in action recently with a nice 16lb 13oz smoothhound 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 Delivered in a cloth bag Supplied with quality guides Three piece equal length Rubber push on butt […]

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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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Winning Graham

Patchy fishing today for our latest Fun Competition generously sponsored by Pure Fishing UK LTD. A good number were still caught from a variety of species, whiting, dabs, huss, thornback, lesser weaver, dogfish and a lonely spurdog. Congratulations to Cheshire angler Graham Chadwick on his win and new Abu 7000 multiplier reel. For more information on this years fun competitions please follow this link https://goangling.co.uk/pure-fishing-competitions-2019/

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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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Pure Fishing Feb fun match

Battle lines were drawn today for the February fun competition sponsored by Pure Fishing UK Ltd. Lighter winds than the last few days and sunshine had everyone in high spirits. Sadly though the fish forgot to turn up in any real numbers. A really hard slog for 4 hrs with very few fish returning to the Anglers, we did manage whiting, codling and a few dogfish. However a consistent run of fish helped Ian turn out the eventual winner, choosing a brand new PENN Squall reel as his reward

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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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