Articles relating to our Pure Fishing sponsor

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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A day with Halton SAC

Great day afloat today with Halton SAC for the first of our 2019 Pure Fishing fun competitions. Sheltered from the 30mph NW winds the Menai Strait was lovely and calm plus fished well as the 8 Anglers battled out for the first prize. Fishing was never going to rewrite any records, but a steady flow of whiting and codling, together with dabs, dogs and a variety of mini species kept everyone focused on the win. In total, the lads caught 212 fish in the 4hr match. The battle for top spot was hard fought, with Norman and Andy matching each […]

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2019 Pure Fishing Summer & Autumn species competitions

Our Pure Fishing General Fishing species days are a fun time catching many different species of fish available whilst at anchor or drifting around our coastline. Whereas these days are classed as a competition, they’re not quite that! 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. Catch the most points over the two days and WIN with a brand new rod OR reel. The points will be awarded […]

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2019 Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge

The 2019 Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge has become a regular feature aboard My Way with anglers looking forward to catching plenty of big starry hounds with the chance of winning a great prize too … 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 with over 60 breaking the magical 20lb threshold in the last 8years. The smoothhound Challenge has for 7 […]

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Great news for 2019

We are extremely pleased to confirm that we will be continuing our great working relationship with Pure Fishing (UK) Ltd through 2019.  Pure Fishing, the worlds largest tackle manufacturing company has an envious stable and boasts many top brands such as PENN, Shakespeare, Abu, Spiderwire, Greys, Berkley.  As with previous years, our sponsorship from Pure Fishing will see My Way 2 continue to be equipped with the latest rods, reels, braids & items of tackle from the various brands.  Each item is hand picked to suit a variety of fishing disciplines available aboard My Way 2, from light spinning & […]

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