Category Archives: Carp

Spring trip to France by Dan O’Kelly

IFD: Dan O’Kelly recounts a recent trip to France fishing huge public waters with Davey Phelan. Dan is one of Ireland’s top carp anglers with immense experience fishing in France and this time he fills us in on a trip … Continue reading

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Springtime at Brigueuil by Steve Briggs

Winter seemed to go on for longer this year and although that’s never held me back from getting the rods out I was just longing for some warmer days and to see the countryside turning from drab browns to vibrant … Continue reading

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Peter Dowling 

​IFD: Peter Dowling has been around the Irish carping scene since a young age. At fifteen he set two lake records and went on to win the Abbey anglers, carp angler of the year.  Here we catch up with Peter … Continue reading

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Carp Baits NI

The idea of setting up Carp Baits NI first came to me a few years back when I, like many other anglers here both North and South of Ireland were frustrated paying ridiculous shipping fees from mainland England. After countless … Continue reading

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Etang du Vaulaurent with Frederic Moisan

IFD: When considering a first trip to France for carp fishing, it can be quite daunting as to where to go and what kind of venue will best suit your expectations. The list of venues available can be mind boggling, … Continue reading

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Carping 2016 by Andy Doyle

IFD: We caught up recently with Andy Doyle to see how his carping has been going so far this year….. After a slow enough years fishing so far only doing a hand full of nights on maynooth I managed one … Continue reading

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One week at Euro Aqua by Steve Briggs

When it comes to big fish there isn’t anywhere in the world that can compete with one small lake over in Hungary. Producing no less than three different carp over 100lb in recent years, Euro Aqua has simply moved the … Continue reading

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Return to France by Lloyd Lynch

Well the time had finally arrived again and it was time to head back to France again in search of some monsters. Our previous trip which was in April and also our first ever trip abroad fishing for carp proved … Continue reading

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Paradise in Hungary by Steve Briggs

IFD: Steve Briggs has won the World Carp Cup an astonishing twice among his many other fishing achievements. Since we first interviewed Briggsy he has always been one of the most down to earth anglers you could hope to find … Continue reading

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French carping by Lloyd Lynch

IFD: Not only is Lloyd Lynch ranked as one of Ireland’s top kick boxers, he is also a gifted up and coming angler from Dublin where he has been kicking ass on the bank as well now. Here is how … Continue reading

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