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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PENN Slammer III 6500 High Speed

The PENN Slammer III has been an extremely popular reel since its release a couple years ago. Built for heavy duty use from either boat or shore these reels are highly respected and used by anglers all over the world. Aboard My Way 2, we’ve been using the PENN Slammer III 5500 models over the past couple years for an array of different species – rays, tope, smoothhound and huss as example of hard fighting species that require a such reel – tough, smooth and up up to the job. New for us in 2020 is the PENN Slammer III […]

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PENN Squadron II Touch Tip rod and PENN Slammer III 5500 FS

3 minute video from last May showing the PENN Squadron II Touch Tip rod and PENN Slammer III 5500 FS reel in action with yet another Holyhead Smoothhound. Great action from the rod and a perfectly set drag on the reel from Mark, far too many fish are lost with impatient anglers wanting to turn up the drag and haul their catch in as quickly as possible. A good rod and reel combination and a correctly set drag will ensure you enjoy your catch. Please share:

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2020 PENN Smoothhound Challenge

The 2020 PENN 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 80 breaking the magical 20lb threshold in the last 10years. The smoothhound Challenge has for 8 […]

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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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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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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 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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