Happy Summer Days Carping in France at Villefond…

With all this gloomy weather about we thought we’d point you to an article which we’ve just received from Rob Allen. He fished Villefond & had a cracking session back in the hazy days of summer. Here’s an extract from his article;

A few hours quickly passed with no sign of fish or takes so we decided use our Colemanā€™s and get dinner prepared, somehow, food always tasteā€™s better when cooked on the bank! We set our rods up for the evening and settled down to an early night.

I was looking forward to a full days fishing tomorrow to catch some of the stunning French carp. I was woken with a start by a one toner and excitedly set out to bring it in. It turned out to be a nice 32.8lb mirror, a great start and setting me up for what I hoped would be a cracking weeks fishing.

Getting my rod back to the feeding spot, I sat back in my chair and watched the morning mist drift from the lake revealing some fish on the far side of the swim. Decision made I changed one of my rods to a shorter rig so I could get a good cast to where the fish were showing, I put on a fish meal boilie which I was using for the first time. My rod was back in for 5 minutes MAX and I couldnā€™t believe my ears, I was in again. It gave me a very good … you can read more here.


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