Former Panthers star nets dream haul of carp in French fishing trip
Dec24

Former Panthers star nets dream haul of carp in French fishing trip

WANT to catch monster carp? Then head for France where Alfreton teenager Nick Edson has smashed the French record with a stunning 84lb common carp. The 19-year-old bagged the huge fish, which is only 3lb off the new world record, at Etang La Saussaie. He also landed twelve other carp to 50-8, including five 40s, on the trip organised by Somercotes Tackle Shop. And former Nottingham Panthers ice hockey player Marc Twaite had a week on...

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French Trips

France for me is a holiday but also I’m going over there to catch huge carp and I don’t really do anything different from the way I fish for carp in the UK. I do look at catch reports at certain times of the year and along with moon phases, pressure and time of year I take into account. I’ve fished over 20 different lakes and rivers in France so this gives me allot of experience and the knowledge to pass onto anyone that’s going for a...

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Fishing Trip to Alder
Dec23

Fishing Trip to Alder

Mark Twaite recently returned from a very successful Alder Lake session where together with a mate he took over 1,500lb of carp to 41lb 8oz, with lots of 25lb+, in just over 4 days.  Here’s his account of the lake; Alder Lake is a mature 10 acre clay/gravel pit within a beautifull valley in the limousin area of France.  It’s just a 5 ½ hr drive from Calais which is on all major roads going through two toll’s with plenty of services to...

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