We have had flood everywhere for about 3 weeks and I only managed to give myself a couple of hours to try and catch a catfish. Unfortunately, I failed and caught only a zander (and lost another one). The quickly … Continue reading →
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The way I did it 10 years ago.
Not as easy as it used to be.
Live baiting is to me the best way to catch predators. It might not always be as fun as lure fishing but it is much more effective, especially on big fish. My last attempt hasn’t been very successful. I went … Continue reading →
I have been lucky enough to afford myself a nice fishing trip at Murchison Falls in Uganda. We were looking fo Nile Perch of course and catfish as well. Catching livebait was very fun too! We have been almost only … Continue reading →
No less than four sessions to catch a tench properly (hooked one in the tail before).
When other species seem to be sleeping, there is always a river carp to avoid a blank. Almost too easy.
Tench is a species related to springtime. That is true. I like to fish for them in a derelict canal, next to my home for different reasons: the fish is virgin, wild and are very dark thanks to water clarity. … Continue reading →
Sometimes it is just good to go back to the basics and to leave all the complexity involved nowadays in fishing.
Tricky conditions due to extra water from melting snow in the mountains didn’t stopped me from enjoying a wonderful spring day.