To celebrate Bastille Day, we here at Angling Direct thought we would go through some of the must-fish places in France. With over 83 different species of fish to target in French waters amongst the 500,000 km of brooks, 15,000 km rivers and hundreds
It does not seem like it was over a year ago that we first went into lockdown, changing the whole world and the way we live our lives. With the many limits put on social mixing and travel it has been a very difficult time for my wife; Tjitske and I,
With only a few days left of what has been a very eventful 2020, we can only hope that 2021 brings us all a much better year than 2020, that has certainly tested us all.
December Fishing in France
The last few weeks the weather has turned a bit
Sadly, like the UK, out here in France we are back in lockdown. Luckily, this time fishing has not been completely stopped, however, I have to remain within the constraints of the lockdown rules.
For France, the fishing rules are; sticking to a
Just a few weeks ago I was writing my last blog and it was over 30 degrees C, a typical end of a summers day, here in France. We have now suddenly jumped into Autumn with colder nights and wet and windy days, however, I must admit Autumn is a
The moment I mention to anyone that I am a female angler, one of the most common questions I get asked, with a huge expression of surprise, is “how on earth did you get in to fishing??”This is a question that I love to give an in depth answer to
I was outside yesterday in shorts and a T shirt and it was 28 degrees, today it's 16c and feels very autumnal. The summer has been exceptional, but already we have had two frosts; my feelings are an early and harsh winter is on the way, let's hope I
Just where has this year gone seems like yesterday I was hoping for a chub on a cold flooded river and now we are praying for a bit of rain as the river is hardly flowing and very warm. Luckily the level is holding up and as this part of the river
I have always enjoyed fishing the last few days of the river season; over the years I have had some great catches, and, with that in mind I booked the ferry well in advance, with a trip to the Trent planned, and like a military operation I sorted
Myself and Mary had decided to take a holiday in France this year and was looking at driving and camping our way to the Dordogne region. When by chance Peter and Madeline visited the shop where I work, and told me all about there lovely place in the