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A Summer’s Carping

A Summer’s Carping Over the last few seasons I’ve been concentrating on the rivers and fishing mostly for barbel. But at the start of 2015 and a productive session on my own venue where I banked a few fish including … Continue reading

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Pass the Salt Please !! My Salt Water PVA bag Mix

I have written a few times about my application of the Method feeder for big carp. This has been a very successful approach for me over the last three years, with a number of big carp to upper forties falling … Continue reading

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Tackling up for Croix Blanche Lakes

Tackling up for Croix Blanche Lakes Tackling up for Croix Blanche Lakes: I thought I’d do a blog piece to give some advice to first time anglers to the venue or to those who found their tackle wanting last time … Continue reading

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New Complex Record Catfish

The complex record catfish was smashed this week when Maidstone angler Clive Holbrook banked a giant 131lb (59kg) moggie from peg 11 on the Tortue Lake of the Croix Blanche Complex. Clive from Maidstone in Kent, UK tempted the giant … Continue reading

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Croix Blanche Lakes Magazine 2015

Croix Blanche Lakes Magazine : Here is my combined brochure and magazine for Croix Blanche Lakes fishery in northern France. It has info on the venue, plus a few articles you may find useful by myself and guest writers.

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That was the Week that Was!!!

Large groups on the lakes over the years have often been sources of hassle for me and for themselves. They are invariably difficult to organize for the guy who takes on the task, and I have seen it end in … Continue reading

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Croix Blanche revisited

by Steve Howard It is commonly said that we learn more from defeat than we do in victory, and when you analyse that statement in terms of carp angling it becomes perfectly clear that this is most certainly the case. … Continue reading

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A week to remember!

by Steve Howard All seasoned anglers will appreciate that it’s those especially memorable moments in angling that we strive for. Unfortunately, those euphoric snap-shots of success are often far and few between – although, of course, there is much besides … Continue reading

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44lb 8oz Tortue Common

When I get a nice picture sent over its good to post it on the blog. This shot was by Belgian angler Christophe Aelterman who banked this scale perfect 44lb 8oz common from peg 10 last week. Well done mate!!

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Mark Cresswell’s session on Tortue Lake

Here is a very nice article sent to me by Mark Creswell. Thought I’d share it on the blog: Just returned from an extremely enjoyable trip to Croix Blanche in France Friday 15th June is a special day for the … Continue reading

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