Tag Archives: lakes

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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A Year in Pictures : Croix Blanche 2014 Gallery

Instead of adding these to the photo gallery on the site I thought I’d post them here as the WordPress ergonomics is very nice and lets me show the whole year month by month in a practical scrollable layout. Well … 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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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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Paul Macleod’s Superb Fortnight

Here are a few photos of Paul Macleod’s fortnight trip to the venue. Paul on his third trip to the lakes once again got amongst the big fish banking the largest carp of the year to date. He started off … Continue reading

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