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.
What a cold winter we’ve had! Down to -10°C, frost day and night and 3 weeks in a row… the result: not much fishing, frozen lakes, ponds and canals and rivers in some parts. Actually I fished on two occasions … Continue reading →
Followed by an ugly duck for quite a long time.
Nothing to read this time, only to watch.
Happy with the relative success I encountered last week, I couldn’t make myself stay at home this weekend. The temperatures were still low, lower actually, with just a degree above 0°C. The lack of rain was, from my point of … Continue reading →