Pure Fishing Fun competitions 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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Fishing and Pie

  Was lovey to get outside of the Strait yesterday with some superb weather, good fishing for the time of year and a barrel of laughs. Plenty of whiting, dabs and dogs. A few huss and loads of thornback rays for everyone. Big thanks to Mrs Maryniak for the fish pie we all enjoyed for lunch, the photo doesn’t do it justice, was delicious and made with pollack Pete caught last year 👍 So good was the day, I even managed a little fish myself, thornbacks two at a time      Please share:

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Spur of the moment

With the UK bracing itself for the Storm Ciara, it was lovely to see a break in the weather this week, A couple days of light winds and calm seas helped us make the most on Thursday and venture outside of the Menai Strait into Caernarfon Bay and beyond.  Our first anchor was a few miles outside Caernarfon bar in search of Thornback rays. The first 90 mins proved hard work, normally you need a good springtide to fish these areas for a decent flow of water, on a neap we had to sit patiently and pick out the odd […]

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Hard work!

We had a Great day afloat last last time out. Whiting the mainstay of the day with 1, 2 and 3 at a time for all onboard. Yesterday, despite a week of lovely calm weather was completely different. Even the whiting played very hard to get, part way through the trip it was a desperate affair to avoid the dreaded blank! Fortunately everyone did catch from a mix of species, whiting, dab, LSSeaScorpion, pout and a few huss, sadly though nothing in any real number. It was a still a great time afloat, calm misty seas, a little bit of banter and […]

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And we’re off

Gorgeous day afloat last Sunday. Fishing was hectic with plenty of fish coming to the boat, however species not so obliging. Whiting the mainstay of the day with 1, 2 and 3 at a time for those onboard.  Many of the whiting nice and plump, a few being retained for fish cakes later in the week.  We also got underway on our new competition for 2020 – the My Way 2 species hunt. Anglers record their catches through the next 12 months and the angler with the most species wins a £300 tackle voucher to spend on a new rod, […]

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Fun Fishing

After a couple great weeks off, relaxing with with family and friends, we’re now looking forward to a fish filled 2020.   Happy New Year everyone.     We have three dates remaining for our Pure Fishing Fun Competitions in the Menai Strait. They are no different to a normal day out and cost no extra to enter. 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.   * January -Sun 26th – General & Huss&Conger – […]

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A Jolly Outing

That was fun! Yesterday’s forecast was 13 gusting 30 for the Jolly Boys Facebook group Christmas outing. Wind was it actually 30mph constant for most of our time afloat. Calm sea for the first few hrs, with wind and tide together. All anglers recording a hat full of whiting for the scoresheet, with the odd dog and dab adding to the list. As the tide turned conditions worsened making fishing extremely hard. A few more fish were added to the score sheet, with Wirral angler Mickey Duff taking advantage and adding 3 huss to his tally to win our final […]

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Steves First

The torrential rain, eased off after a couple hours afloat yesterday afternoon leaving us with a crisp clear evening to enjoy the Menai Strait. Last week, a deep hole outside the Port Dinorwic was producing double and triple shots of whiting along with the odd dab and dogfish, yesterday not a fish for our first 45mins. We upped anchor and made a move further down the coast in search of some fresh whiting to supplement our frozen baits. Thankfully the whiting were present in their numbers that were hopefully destined to become food for a few hungry congers and huss. […]

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Pure Keith

We had some glorious sunshine and calm seas today for our first December Fun Competition on the Menai Strait, generously sponsored once again by the worlds largest tackle company Pure Fishing. A mid morning sail had everyone ready and chomping at the bit to get started. Our first anchor at Pwllfanog saw a few whiting, pout and a huss hit the score sheet and produce beaming smiles. Not quite as many fish as we wanted. A move further down the Menai towards Bangor pier gave us a steady stream of whiting a few dogs and a bonus thornback ray for […]

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