Articles relating to our Pure Fishing sponsor

Reel Servicing

Whilst lockdown continues it offers the ideal opportunity to fully service and reline the My Way2 PENN reels. We’ve a great selection available to suit all fishing needs from Holyhead, tip top condition and loaded with quality braid from Berkley or spider wire.  Our gear is available for anyone to use, not only novices as they begin their journey in angling but also for seasoned anglers who are looking to try out some excellent options before purchase.  Please follow the links below for further information on the reels available with us  PENN Fathom 15 LD2speed PENN Fathom 25 LD2 speed […]

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2020 – what a year

January, we managed a few trips within the Strait and also a couple outside into Caernarfon Bay and beyond. Plenty or rays and other smaller species inshore before we headed further to Holyhead Deep.  The spurdogs didn’t disappoint, large packs swimming through North Wales with such ferocious appetites everyone was rewarded with a great number. A few double shots and the majority of spurs well into double figures.  A couple other trips out of the Strait followed in February when the weather allowed, one memorable trip we also enjoyed a delicious fish pie from by Mrs Maryniak with pollack Pete caught […]

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2020 Species Hunt – The Winners

As the year draws to a close, we can now announce the winners in our 2020 My Way 2 Species Hunt. The My Way 2 Species Hunt was generously sponsored by Pure Fishing (UK) Ltd,  the worlds largest fishing tackle company thus allowing the winners the opportunity to redeem their vouchers in exchange for some excellent quality fishing tackle from the likes of  PENN, Shakespeare, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Spiderwire and more. 2020, what a year for the inaugural hunt aboard My Way 2! Through a variety of lockdowns and tier systems within the UK we have only been able to […]

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Top Rod

Top  Really enjoyable day afloat last Saturday, despite the wind and rain early on for our first Pure Fishing Fun Competition for the winter season.   As normal for winter on the Menai plenty of whiting etched onto the scorecard to start with, followed by dogfish, pout, huss and a small 5 bearded rockling.   Amassing the most points, top rod for the day was Holyhead angler Kieran Welsh, choosing a versatile PENN Fishing   Squadron Touch Tip rod as his prize.   Great fun and a great feeling to be afloat again after lockdown and spring tide blues More […]

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Pure Fishing Fun competitions winter 2020

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 and WIN with a brand new rod or reel of your choice from the list below. The points will […]

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Berkley Flexi Shads

Always keen to try & test different things we’ve been using the Berkley Fishing Flexi Shads on recent wreck fishing trips together with various Berkley jig heads.  They’ve been nailing the fish for anglers on the majority of drops – both the full body and slim versions fishing equally well. The movement in the shad is superb, the ribbed body creation vibration in the water and the large paddle tail allowing the lure to swim perfectly through the tide as this brief video shows  The Rib Shad is amongst the most versatile available and comes in 3 different sizes and […]

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PENN FATHOM 2 speed

We’ve been continuing with the tackle servicing recently and loading our reels with fresh braid in preperation for the season when it continues. Amongst the various multiplier reels available aboard My Way 2, we have the PENN FATHOM Lever drag 2 speed. With a Full Metal Body, stainless steel main and pinion gear, Dura-Drag washers, and a double dog ratchet anti- reverse the reels are built with all the quality and performance normally associated with the brand The 2-speed series of reels allows the angler to change the speed of retrieve quickly ensuring complete control when fighting a hard fighting fish or […]

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Fixed Spool reel service

Recently completed a full service and new line for My Way 2’s PENN fixed spool reels.  A variety of different reels for the different styles of fishing we do, loaded with varying strength braids from both Berkley Fireline Ultra 8 and Spiderwire Stealth Smooth 8 PENN SPINFISHER V 5500 The Spinfisher V Series spinning reels are made Penn’s new Water Tight Design which protects the reel from saltwater making its way into the gearbox or drag system. The Spinfisher V Series reels have many improved features such as the rubber gasket that keeps superline from slipping. New thicker heavy duty aluminum […]

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Ugly Stik Elite Boat Rod

New for 2020 aboard My Way 2,  the Shakespeare Fishing Ugly Stik Elite boat rods The Ugly Stik boat rod was first released over 4 decades ago in 1976 and has enjoyed success and a great following around the world ever since.  The Ugly Stik Elite rod is the big brother to the popular Ugly Stik GX2, profiting from a more refined action & increased specification components Long tip / Short butt design Ugly Tuff Guides throughout Ugly Tech blank Ugly Stik 7 year warranty Full EVA hande with Ugly Stik logo etched on butt handle Heavier 30-50lb and 20-30lb […]

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Berkley Ultra 8

Similar to rods and reels, one line whether it braid or mono won’t always be suitable for every application. We have a variety of braids on our reels from both Berkley and Spiderwire, all depending on its use. Spiderwire used on lighter reels often over cleaner ground and Fireline when a tougher braid is needed. Berkley are long established as market leaders in braid, with Fireline regarded as the best in the modern Superlines for over 2 decades. A reputation for being strong and more abrasion resistant than others yet maintaining a low diameter for its strength. Originally a four-carrier […]

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