Tag Archives: Carp Fishing Tips

42lb 10oz Common from the Tortue.

Well the season is on us and most anglers are turning their thoughts to coming to France for a session. I’ve been busy preparing the venue but have been able to take some time out while I can to have … Continue reading

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Young Dutch Carpers get off to a cracking start

Two young Dutch carpers braved the icy nights and frosty mornings to get off to a cracking start at the Croix Blanche Lakes complex. Early March is often an uncertain time fishing wise as we are only just breaking into … Continue reading

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Spring is in the Air

Well despite the cold, the weather has a distinctly spring like feel to it this week. Here in northern France we’ve been bathed in bright sunshine  with clear blue skies for the last few days. I took the opportunity to … Continue reading

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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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