Overseas Articles

Ever wondered what it’s like to fish in France?

If you've ever wondered what it is like to fish in France, the boys from OnTheBankLive have done a fantastic youtube video of their trip to Le Queroy. They capture the atmosphere, the fun, the excitement and the big fish captures perfectly.  This video is well worth watching and has some superb moments in it.

Thomas Mascha lands a 45lb common

How about this for a quick-hit result. Hitting the banks of a target water near his home in northeast France after a shift at work, Solar Tackle team member Thomas Mascha landed this 45lb 10oz common in just a couple of hours before packing up and heading home. “Time was tight and so I’d already

Solar Tackle catch report for Julien Porquet

Solar Tackle team member Julien Porquet is continuing his incredible season. Fishing a water 4 hours from his home near Calais in France, Julien landed this 45lb common, adding to two fifties and a 47lb mirror, among others, that Julien’s landed since the end of May. “The water is heavily pressured and so it is

Austrian based Solar Tackle Tester Admir Gusic

On his first trip out using Solar Tackle's The Originals Red Herring boilies, Austrian-based Solar field tester Admir Gusic has landed 11 carp over 22lb (10kg) topped by this common of 57lb 10oz (26.22kg). Incredibly, Admir only fished for a single day, using a double 15mm Red Herring bottom bait presented over a bed of

Solar Tackle Team member Ignace de Roeck achieves the unthinkable

Achieving The Unthinkable 24 hours on a tough, 10-hectare gravel pit has seen Solar Tackle team member Ignace de Roeck achieve the unthinkable.  Not only did he land 6 carp from this low-stock venue, but included in that haul were two thirties and one of the lake's main targets, a 42lb+ original common called Inez.