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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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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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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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