Category Archives: Travel

Bluefin in the Adriatic by Rob Millard

The process of choosing a family holiday destination in our house is always contentious. My suggestions of Islamorada, Cape Verde or The Azores, are seen for what they are, shameless attempts to visit some of the sport fishing capitals of … Continue reading

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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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Sami Ghandour Saltywater tackle

IFD: Sami Ghandour grew up in Lebanon, where fishing in the Eastern Med, he developed a deep love of fishing. Sami has traveled the world in his fishing adventures, and is an afficanado of jigging and popping for big species.  … 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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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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New world record holder Jon Patten

IFD: Just over a week ago Jon Patten had his new world record dogtooth tuna ratified by the IGFA, this record fish will give him a line class and all tackle record. It’s not the first world records Jon has … Continue reading

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