Articles relating to our Pure Fishing sponsor

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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Pure Fishing Smoothhound Challenge – day one

What a day Monday was! Strong winds in the morning that gradually abated into the afternoon. Sadly the heavens then opened and a few hrs of torrential downpour tested everyone’s patience. The hounds never read the script either, really heavy going considering the good smoothie fishing we’ve enjoyed lately. Only 10 hounds boated today despite some courageous efforts, the majority around 6lb with the only double a 10lb 10oz specimen for St Helens angler Dennis, winning him a brilliant new rod and reel combo from PENN, thanks to our sponsors Pure Fishing UK Ltd. Looking forward to better weather and […]

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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. Please share:

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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/ Please share:

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