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And then it snowed ….Springtime at Croix Blanche Lakes

Just when I thought we’d got through, what has been, one of the worst winters since I’ve run the lakes..It snowed again! The temperature plummeted from a balmy 17°C last week to -4°C last night… It has to be said, … Continue reading

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Self-take Photography Revisited

Last year I started to take my self-take photography seriously. After landing a 46lb Common at night and not being able to do adequate photos I decided to right things. My first piece of equipment was the SRB Griturn air … Continue reading

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Interactive Brochure

After putting a downloadable PDF brochure on the website last week. I’ve been working on a flip book type interactive version, that can be posted on websites or sent out as an e-mail. This simple online version of a paper … Continue reading

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Weather forecast for Reims | Local | France

I found this site on the net which gives a pretty accurate weather forecast for our region. Weather forecast for Reims | Local | France. cheers Gareth

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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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42lb 10oz Common from the Tortue.

Well the season is on us and most anglers are turning their thoughts to coming to France for a session. I’ve been busy preparing the venue but have been able to take some time out while I can to have … Continue reading

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Young Dutch Carpers get off to a cracking start

Two young Dutch carpers braved the icy nights and frosty mornings to get off to a cracking start at the Croix Blanche Lakes complex. Early March is often an uncertain time fishing wise as we are only just breaking into … Continue reading

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Spring is in the Air

Well despite the cold, the weather has a distinctly spring like feel to it this week. Here in northern France we’ve been bathed in bright sunshine  with clear blue skies for the last few days. I took the opportunity to … Continue reading

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