Tag Archives: hooks

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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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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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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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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Five Best Fishing Vehicles!

by Gareth Watkins Over the years I’ve had a whole range of different vehicles that I’ve used to get myself fishing. In the early days it was my parent’s cars, so whatever they had at the time, and varied from … Continue reading

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Carp Hooks – Barbed V Barbless?

By Jon Perkins This is a subject which has been debated for many years and both barbed and barbless hooks certainly have their place in modern carp fishing.I beleive that on the majority of waters and in the majority of … Continue reading

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