2015 wasn’t a vintage year in terms of my own fishing, as my season never really got off the ground due to lots of other commitments in my life.
With a few days off during the festive break I was invited back to an old syndicate lake of mine to have a go for some of the big pike that reside under its surface.
Like many Carp anglers that venture across the channel, I have a number of lakes on my ‘hit list’ that I dream of fishing.
Having worked a long weekend away down in Hertfordshire I was granted a day off yesterday, so decided to take my dad fishing as a belated Father’s Day present.
Imagine your ideal French carp lake. What do you see?
For me it would be a natural and quiet water that is very picturesque with plenty of room,
In the second part of my bankside interview with carp angling stalwart, Simon Crow, we discuss his overseas exploits, his own influences and inspirations and the people he most admires in the sport. Continue reading
In the first in a series for my new site, I have the pleasure of spending a day on the bank with Simon Crow. In this two part interview we look back on his success in 2014, his legacy in northern carp fishing and his foreign adventures, as I get under the surface of one of carp angling’s most influential characters. Continue reading