Shark tagging

Enjoyable day afloat yesterday for our first trip of 2019 from Holyhead. Despite a bitterly cold east wind we had a good mixed bag inshore and spurdogs making an appearance in Holyhead Deep.  Today we were also joined by Laura from Wobby Shark Savers with a plan to tag and release all the spurs caught to assist in various scientific studies. Fortunately the first spurdog fell to Marine Biology student Portia Harris, who was keen to take part in this tagging exercise.  The exercise involves measuring and weighing of the spurdogs in the hope of recapture and then new information […]

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Custom Built Albas

Following our successful shark outing last year, we’ve been slowly collating more information and gear for another outing later in 2017, with one main requirement – only the best. Alba rods are renowned world wide for their quality in landing big sharks, tuna, billfish. This in mind, My Way and our anglers are being treated to two custom builds from Stan and will no doubt see some action in coming months. Photos thanks to Stan at http://www.albarods.co.uk Looking forward to using the rods Message or call 07971 924046 to book or for more information My Way is sponsored by Pure Fishing […]

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Tope from Holyhead Deeps

Most of the charter fleet off the north Wales coast benefit from a fairly consistent run of big tope. Holyhead is no exception, with the current Welsh record for a boat caught tope, 79lb, being caught and then released aboard My Way in August 2005 by Nottingham angler Anthony Meli. These big fish tend to move inshore late July through to October. Above, Antony Meli and his Welsh Record C&R tope It is though firmly believed though that there have been even bigger fish hooked over the years that have proved far too powerful for the anglers to keep hold […]

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