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Gareth Fareham
ISSUE 1 ARCHIVES - Bart Spruijt 'The Silent Sanctuary'

ISSUE 1 ARCHIVES - Bart Spruijt 'The Silent Sanctuary'

A lovely long read this one, a story of somewhere forbidden, magical and carp that are the stuff of dreams. Told in Bart's own unique way and language, a unique piece in all senses of the word.

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Gareth Fareham
SUB|focus - BROTHERS OF THE ANGLE - Sam Toro

SUB|focus - BROTHERS OF THE ANGLE - Sam Toro

Sam's enthusiasm, passion and drive for carp fishing is infectious and impossible not to buzz off. Anyone making the arduous drive down the M6 week after week to fish the likes of Burghfield is also some kind of hero in our book.. Not only is he a successful big fish angler, he's also a music tech and sound engineer and holds down a serious job amidst the chaos of the big carp life. You know the drill, kettle on, sit back, and enjoy. Here's some northern soul... 

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Gareth Fareham
METALIMNION - Marcel Panne

METALIMNION - Marcel Panne

German based artist and photographer Marcel Panne talks about his love of free-diving and photographing carp and other species in the magical and mysterious underwater worlds of the lakes surroundings hometown of Cologne. Take a deep breath and enjoy.. 'it’s very difficult to describe it, most fish have no real personal traits, but the carp has definitely got it, some times more, sometimes less and sometimes I’m overwhelmed by it, it’s like meeting an old soul...'

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Gareth Fareham
A February Road Trip and a Birthday 40

A February Road Trip and a Birthday 40

Whilst turning forty did strike some fear into our ed, he did manage to use that as an excuse for a big drive south to celebrate it with the rods out and Sarah for company, under some big starry Alps and River Lot skies...

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