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2017 with Danny O’ Callaghan

2017 proved to be a very fruitful year of angling both for me and my fishing pals. I enjoyed every minute of it, sharing some great laughs and memories along the way and making lots of new friends on the … 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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A week in high summer by Alan Walsh

I was lucky enough to get out on a few short sessions this week and after a few different species.My first trip was to Meadow Lodge in Maynooth, this is a commercial fishery and not normally my cup of tea, … 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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Making boilies by Rob Coleman

An advantage of making your own bait is you can change things about it that may give you an advantage over using ready made bait, ie. Colour, flavour levels and type, harder or softer, buoyancy along with other things. If … Continue reading

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David Grimes interview by Dan O’Kelly

David Grimes has been knocking around the Irish carp scene for quite some time now. Before carp fishing commanded most of his attentions and interests, he was an avid course angler. With an impressive list of tench and bream to … Continue reading

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Tim O Connor

IFD: As well as being one of Ireland’s top athletes in track and field, Tim O’Connor is also one of Ireland’s top carpers. Tim is from county Limerick and now lives in Dublin where he concentrates his angling on Meadow … Continue reading

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