Tag Archives: Carp Fishing

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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ATTs : Bite Alarm System

Advanced Technology Tackle : Bite Alarm System A few weeks ago I got a set of alarms from the guys at ATT. I’d been in the market for a new set for a while, and talking to several of my … Continue reading

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Holidays in France: More than Fishing !

Holidays in France: More than Fishing ! by Steve Howard For me, fishing is much more than simply casting a line to catch a fish, it’s much, much more than that. In fact, if that was all that angling had … 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 Croix Blanche Website

I’ve spent the last few days designing a new website for the lakes. Well actually that’s not quite accurate as I used WordPress which does 90% of the hard work for you. While I like my old site which I … 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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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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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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Five tips for Catching in the Spring

by Gareth Watkins Signs of moving fish: After a long winter and this year was cold, long and severe, the fish are just starting to wake up in the Spring as the days lengthen and the light penetration lasts longer. … Continue reading

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