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Effort Equals Reward

The Dutch winter at the start of 2020 wasn't that cold, with the lakes not frozen up I continued fishing. In the colder months I don't have a lot of time to be out on the bank, so I like to visit the smaller venues. In this time of year…

The hunt for the lost mirrors

If people ask me if I have a target fish I would like to catch, I tell them I have a couple. Probably between 300 and 400, all mirror carp and I already have them on a photo but I didn’t catch them (all). When people hear this raise their…

Urban Carp Fishing in Osaka City

ANGLER Yoshihiro Mune, team member of Carpcrossing, Urban carp fishing fanatic. Living and angling in Osaka City, Japan. Besides urban carp angling Yoshihiro loves to do photography and especially nightshots.…

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.…

Carp Photography at Night part 2

The most important thing for good catch photos at night is motivation. But after overcoming your weaker self – which is not always easy at three at night – a bit of routine and a trained eye for the right background will help you get your…