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Carp Fishing ~ Napoleonic Adventure ~ Mike Lyddon

I recently had a trip to France with some of the guys from work and some mutual friends, for a friends 50th birthday. The venue in question was Napoleon Lakes, just south of Reims. At 9 acres in size, it’s an intimate venue and ideal for the group of six [...]

Coarse Fishing ~ Enton Hero! ~ Mike Lyddon

It’s been a while since I last went crucian fishing. In fact, looking back I realised that I hadn’t fished for them since last season, so I thought I would go for a quick 48 hours chasing them at my favourite local venue, Enton Lake (aka Johnsons on the Godalming AS ticket). I love [...]

Coarse Fishing – Mega Crucian Brace – By Mike Lyddon

Over the last few years, I have always got out and fished over the New Year period, and this year was to be no different. However, my original venue of choice, the River Severn, was a whopping 6.7 metres up at the time and consequently flooded right across all the neighbouring fields. A far [...]

Coarse Fishing – 2015 Round Up – By Mike Lyddon

So where do I start for my overview of the year. I suppose the best place would probably be at the start. It’s been a bit of a year of ups and downs for me. After fishing really hard the year before, I had planned to take things a bit easier this year and [...]

Coarse Fishing – Monster River Perch – By Mike Lyddon

After what seemed like an eternity of catching nothing of note this summer, I finally managed to slip the net under something a bit special. I had been trying to break my old perch PB of 4lb 1oz for many years and although I’d managed to land a few big 3’s last year, I [...]