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 the margins for flounder, bass and other species.

The Tipster is Available in Three Lengths

  • 9ft 10-40gram
  • 11ft 30-120gram
  • 14ft 120-340gram
Features
  • Number of Pieces: 3
  • Rod Action: Fast
  • Spigott Rod Joints
  • EVA/Shink Wrap Handle
  • Rod Blank Material: Carbon Fibre
  • Guide Type: Zirconium Oxide
  • Aluminium Reel Seat

PENN SPINFISHER V  spinning reels are made with a Water Tight Design which protects the reel thoroughly from saltwater making its way into the gearbox or drag system. The Spinfisher V reels have many features

  • New thicker heavy duty aluminum bail wire adds strength and durability
  • 5 Shielded stainless steel bearing system
  • Infinite anti-reverse (back up ratchet on 7500-10500 sizes)
  • Friction trip ramp prevents premature bail trip when casting
  • Stainless steel mainshaft and alloy main gear
  • Triple-supported and oversized stainless steel mainshaft on 9500 and 10500 models
  • Enhanced gear ratios on smaller sizes

Anglesey Bait Centre in Beaumaris is a Pure Fishing Stockist and has some great deals on the premises and mail order, for more information visit their website  or Facebook page