Holyhead Breakwater species session dogfish
21 Oct 2012

Holyhead Breakwater Bonaza

Members of Skegness Pier Angling Club continue their Welsh weekend with a species session on the renowned Holyhead Breakwater.

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Skegness club boat fishing Holyhead codling kiss
12 Oct 2012

Skeggy goes to Holyhead

The members of Skegness Pier Angling Club (SPAC) decided to forsake their favourite shore marks and head of for a north Wales adventure.

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Skipper Gethyn holds a smoothhound aboard My Way out of Holyhead
18 May 2011

Here come the smoothhounds

Smoothhounds run big off the North Wales coast and the area is synonymous with some huge fish. Each year during early summer, Holyhead charter skipper Gethyn Owen is right in the thick of this spectacular action

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female angler with a Holyhead spurdog
10 May 2011

Early Summer Spurdog Tactics

Surdogs, or spurs for short, are not difficult to accurately identify. The upper body is dark grey, usually with a dash of white spots, while the belly area is white.

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Holyhead charter boat MyWay tied to pontoon
30 Dec 2010

Booking a charter boat

Holyhead charter skipper Gethyn Owen knows it takes more than a quick phone call to ensure the best possible chances of a successful day’s charter boat fishing. Here he offers some sound advice on how to go about organising a

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a small boat spotted ray
13 May 2010

Rays on the radar

Holyhead charter skipper Gethyn Owen discusses fishing for a variety of ray species in the waters around North Wales. Much of his excellent advice holds true for ray fishing anywhere in UK waters and will prove useful to anyone with

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a brightly coloured male cuckoo wrasse
01 Aug 2008

Wrasse-ster Blaster

Holyhead charter skipper Gethyn Owen takes an indepth look at wrasse and how to catch them afloat. When thinking about the various species around our coasts it strikes me that I have many favourites. Bass, wrasse, pollack, smoothies and tope

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the GO Angling DVD from Gethyn Owen
17 Jul 2008

Go Angling DVD Brochure

Shaun Cumming locks eyes on Go Angling’s latest free DVD shot out of Holyhead, North Wales. Choosing the right boat and skipper can be tough for novices and experienced anglers alike, especially when sampling an area for the first time.

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smiling angler with a Holhead smoothhound aboard My Way
01 Jul 2008

Hounds all round

Holyhead charter skipper, Gethyn Owen has been busy catching big smoothhounds since the middle of May. Here he reports on recent events aboard ‘My Way’. Based on the two previous years, I fully anticipated a warm and settled April. But

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