Tag Archives: Carp Fishing Tips

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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Angling – What does it mean to you?

I saw a really nice thought provoking article by UK angler Pat Gillett on the Quest Baits blog. Pat is a long time specimen hunter often turning his attentions to the rivers in his region and their large barbel. I … Continue reading

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Coolest Carping Accessory Ever!

Well now we have all seen « Realtree », clothing, bivvies, rods..Well everything imaginable in the ubiquitous camo pattern. Everything? Well perhaps not quite. I came across this accessory in a French tackle shop “Realtree” seat covers for my 4×4. Now as … Continue reading

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Croix Blanche Catch Report : Festival of Thirties!

Belgain carper Rudy Coussens enjoyed a successful visit to the Croix Blanche lakes on the first week of September. Fishing on the Tortue lake on the now famous peg 13, he banked fifteen carp and a giant catfish. His average … Continue reading

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Cracking week on the Croix Blanche for young Dutch anglers

Young Dutch anglers Bob & Kaz Van Leeuwen proved this week that you don’t need to have years of experience to get amongst the fish. They lads aged sixteen & eleven banked 27 carp to over 34lb during their weeklong … Continue reading

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Catch Report 5th June : 45lb Mirror Tops the Catch

Belgian carpers Rudi Bru and Pete Bleyaert got in amongst some superb carp and cats in a short three nighter in the company of their wives this week on the Tortue Lake. As they arrived on the lakes they opted … Continue reading

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Croix Blanche Catch Report : Two fish over 20kg this week.

31st  May to 5th June Two fish over 20kg (44lb) were landed this week in a carp bonanza that left everyone happy. With the cats in a very voracious mood of late the carp had been hard to tempt, but … Continue reading

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Spring Clean

Well it’s Spring again and the fish are moving. Its time now the weather is better to get all those jobs done that improve the fishery and could not be done during the colder weather. Strimming:  The first major task … Continue reading

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