Andrew Gilbert has just returned from his first session on Brocard Small, after numerous trips to the lake’s big sister Brocard Large. Here is the catch report…
They don’t come much better than this! Some of the new carp stocked into Jonchery #7, all fish that have never seen a bait or hook and weighing between 24-30lb.
Mike Linstead has kindly put together a short tactics video from a trip to Etang du Furet this May. Mike and brother Matt fished swims 4 and 5 and caught a total of 23 carp, including 2 x 50’s in 24 hours.
Take a look at the carp fishing lakes in France offering substantial discounts in the run up to the end of the year…
Question from Will; I don’t see how putting a coating or netting around a bait will stop a crayfish from taking your bait? Hi Will, You are right there is nothing you can do to stop a crayfish eating your bait. What you can do is slow it down considerably, so that you are confident that […]
Beaurepaire welcomed its first sixty last week. Simon landed a pristine 61lb mirror, proving that waiting until later in the season can really pay off.
Ian Barwick landed Blue Lake‘s new record mirror carp at 55.10lb last week. Congratulations! Here is the full report…
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 […]