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The Restocking Of The Etangs de la Croix Blanche

Acquiring the "Etangs de la Croix Blanche" I must admit, was a huge stroke of good fortune. I had been toying with the idea of my own waters for some time. I had had enough of the rat race Paris had become. But dreaming of such a project and turning it in to reality, however,

Chronicle of the Etangs de la Croix Blanche – Part 2

For the second time in my life, as a carp angler I have been in a position to try out a water, before everyone else, in true pioneering style. There's a special feeling, when you walk round a water knowing it has huge fish and that you have it to yourself, for a time at

Chronicle of the Etangs de la Croix Blanche

Ever since I was a kid, eagerly devouring the works of such anglers as Jack Hilton and Chris Yates, reading every article penned by Rod Hutchinson and knowing off by heart the account by Richard Walker of his famous record, I have been obsessed with catching carp and all that goes with it. The mystic,