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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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I Guess Winter Finally Arrived!!

It’s amazing that in one week the weather can change so radically. Just one week ago I was packing up after landing my second biggest common ever. The outside temperatures were in the 5°C and it was fairly overcast. The … Continue reading

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Last Session for January and my Second 40lb+ Common

With the weather forecast announcing the arrival of a prolonged cold snap next week, I felt that I had to get back out and do a couple more nights before the cold eventually put an end to the carp’s willingness … Continue reading

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What’s happened to Winter?

Its funny how the years pass and are so different. One year we have a heatwave in the summer and the next it’s cold and wet. Take the Winter; this time last year we were in the north pole, we … 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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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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