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I Love Fishing

Father and daughter sharing the same passion for angling. It's the best thing in the world having kids. It's even more special when you can share your passion with your children and in this case the passion for angling. Read the story of…

Short Winter Break

Last year in autumn we decided to make a trip at the beginning of October, but after returning, the bad weather turned out to be very disadvantageous and we soon came to the conclusion that we would not do this anymore. This time, we left…

Donaldson Bottom Lake South Africa

Back in the 80s this lake was a very popular family holiday resort. In that period, they had stocked the lake with carp. This is definitely one of the few dams that we, as South African carp Anglers, know to hold several carp over 20 kg.…

Close Quarters

As an angler there are moments that stick in your head for life, be it a screaming run in the early hours after a night of motionless bobbins and silent alarms or watching a big old carp taking your hook bait from the surface.…

Autumn Harvest

"Reap what you saw" In carp angling it is more than just casting your rod out. The more energy you put in with common sense and knowledge of what you are doing, the better the results will be.

Getting Things Started Part I

Getting things started - Part I It’s the end of February now when I’m driving to one of my favorite public venues. Day dreaming about scales and tales. A new carp season is on its way, and with the extreme high temperatures for this time…

Carp Fishing in Hot Conditions

Thirty degrees plus temperatures are usually not the conditions you think of getting your rods out. But when you’ve planned a trip to France way out in advance, it can’t be the reason to cancel it in my opinion. So I packed my car with some…

Pen vissen op Karper in de Polder

Het is 15 maart en de dagen worden stiekem steeds iets langer. En met het langer worden van de dagen lijkt de zon zich een vaste plek te hebben opgeëist in de vroege uren van de dag. De ondiepe sloten van de polder worden snel opgewarmd…

Karpervissen met de 4×4

Karpervissen met de 4x4 Rijdend door Franse wegen komen we aan een stuwmeer van 550ha aan. Het laatste stuk is in zicht. We willen ons zetten op een stek helemaal op het einde van de nachtzone. Hmmmmm dit is wel steil naar boven. Vol goede…