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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Monday 10th June Fun Competition

Monday 10th June saw the first of our fun competition days, sponsored by Pure Fishing UK LTD. 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. With inclement weather dogging the past few weeks afloat, it was nice to set sail this day with calm seas and some blue skies. We had some great mixed fishing from both anchor and drifting, with a few hrs dedicated to the highlight […]

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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 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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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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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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