TWITCHING LURES FOR WINTER PERCH18/03/2015
With the first frosts, the water temperature drops making the perch head for the deeper zones as they follow the shoals of bait fish. The slow flowing zones become a prime area to fish as the perch and their prey seek shelter in order to save as much...
TROUT FISHING IN IRELAND16/02/2015
A lot of people believe that fishing in Ireland is easy, that there are so many fish that they literally jump into the boat without even being hooked…
GRUMPY GREEN EATING MACHINES FROM HOLLAND12/02/2015
As a fanatic pike fisherman I fish this magnificent creature in all types of water. Big bodies of water, river systems or canals, I love just love to catch these grumpy green eating machines.
For the first session of the year I had decided to go boat fishing with my friend Klaus. Sadly the weather forecast wasn’t very optimistic, strong winds and storm showers weren’t going to make fishing easy. Whatever, we were determined to go fishing and...
PIKE IN WEEDS12/01/2015
When autumn starts, so does the predator season and that also means that it’s time to go looking for ‘Mike the Pike’ !
WORLD BANK LURE FISHING CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP07/01/2015
At last it is time to fly to Bulgaria; I meet the rest of the France team at the Charles de Gaulle airport where we will be taking a short flit to Sofia. It is great to see them all, even if on the fishing circuit we compete against each other and over...
GOLD IN THE STREAMS07/01/2015
The rush of the first days of the trout season is over and the footprints in the mud and sand start to disappear, as the banks of the stream and rivers regain their legendary tranquillity, the trout swim back to their usual hiding places.
EARLY SEASON ZANDER02/12/2014
The closed season for zander is over and, as the water temperature slowly rises, the fish are starting to feed again, but big fish are not always after big mouthfuls!