In this second of a series of articles, Angling Lines field tester and photographer Mike Linstead provides a few tips on self-take photography and the pros and cons against trusting someone else to get that perfect shot.
Crayfish occur naturally in most lakes & rivers in France. The carp love to eat them & almost without exception where there’s large carp you’ll find crayfish too… they are an excellent source of protein which makes the carp grow very quickly. Under normal circumstances they are not a problem to anglers but in the […]
In the third and final part of this series, Angling Lines field tester Mike Linstead talks about the importance of getting the lighting right for your capture shots.
In modern carp fishing the ability to cast further is a definite advantage in the anglers armoury. The fact is, that despite what their estimated casting range is, most anglers will struggle to better 100 yards by any great margin.
Francis Bayliss lands a lovely 31lb carp during a trip to the famous French carp lake Laroussi in November. Pete Castle kindly filmed as the action unfolded… Over the last two decades Laroussi has established itself as one of the premiere big carp waters in France, containing carp to over 70lb. Want more info on […]
We get lots of anglers looking for van hire recommendations for their French carp fishing trip. Here are a few companies to check out… 1. Nationwide Hire 0500 053 899 You choose an address, they deliver and collect at a time you chose between 08:45 and 17:30 and European insurance is included. They deliver vans, minibuses […]
2017 is off to an excellent start with a new lake record at Lillypool of 53lb 2oz, and a new common personal best for bailiff Richard too. This common was caught on a February session on the lake. Watch the video below to see the new record and a very happy angler!
Owning a Carp Lake
This really is invaluable advice for any carp angler, big thanks to Jamie Simpson for these tips on how to avoid Weil’s Disease whilst fishing… Ever heard of a disease called – Leptospirosis? No? … didn’t think so! How about Weil’s disease? Leptospira interrogans are a microscopic corkscrew-shaped bacterium which causes the disease leptospirosis. This is carried […]
During his recent trip to Deux Iles, our field tester Mike Linstead took the opportunity to find out a little more about the lakes owner, Bruno Simond and his fascinating journey towards setting up his exciting lake. At 23 Bruno Simond is one of the youngest lake owners in France. As a dedicated carp angler […]