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Carp Fishing « EDC » Kit

Most of us that are into carp fishing are also into most other things ’outdoors’, hunting, camping, hiking etc. With all these activities its important to be well equipped, and in carping there is no shortage of gadgets. Recently I’ve … Continue reading

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Croix Blanche Snow Gallery 2010

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New Stock Fish

One of the main Winter tasks on the fishery is stock management, or to be more precise, the ordering of new fish. In France this means you have between November and March to get an order in with a reputable … Continue reading

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Why Do Carp Jump?

A question I hear asked regularly by non anglers and novices is : « Why Do Carp Jump ? » Now we have all been impressed by the spectacular splashes that a leaping carp can make, especially when a fish over 30lb comes … Continue reading

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Best time of the year to go to France

This is a question I get asked frequently and really depends on a number of factors, so there is no single answer that is applicable to all fishing situations. Weather : I think the number one factor on the likely … Continue reading

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Croix Blanche Lakes September & October Catch Report

Croix Blanche Lakes September & October Catch Report Well the rain has given way to very much colder temperatures across northern France and we have even had our first frosts. All of this has naturally had a knock on effect … Continue reading

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Crushing the Barb

I saw a post by Henry Gilbey on his fishing blog about crushing barbs while sea fishing for bass. Now I know that he is using trebles and we don’t in carp angling, but the question of crushed barbs is … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away!

Well the end of the summer has certainly been damp here in northern France. I guess the writing was on the wall when we had a three day monsoon downpour in the middle of August, when usually we are sweltering … Continue reading

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Maps,Navigation and GPS

Not really a fishing topic this, but one about something that I find useful when travelling to a new venue. I’ve already written on a couple of occasions about GPS units and how much I like them as navigational aids … Continue reading

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500,000 Views on Youtube

Bit of a landmark passed this week with over 500,000 views on my Gwenllyn Productions Youtube Channel. I started the Channle as a way of grouping all the best videos I shot over the years for companies like Quest baits … Continue reading

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