Gran Carparia: why it is

Our Brand Ambassador Corsican Dave shares his experience of fly fishing in Gran Canaria while testing the purpose built Gouldfish Car’Poon 10wt glass fly rod.

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria

a harsh but beautiful landscape

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria

One of 63 Reservoirs on Gran Canaria

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria

it just SCREAMS carp!

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria

who wouldn't want to fish this?

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria

backwash like this is exactly what carp love. approaching them without being seen is another matter.....

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

the waiting game.....

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

here are at least 16 huge carp in this one bay alone. that's sixteen pairs of eyes, sixteen Weberian apparati..... just one spook and that's your chances ruined for hours. can you feel your pulse racing?

Carp on the Fly - Glass Fly Rods - Glassisnotdead

not a small carp. 96cm

Koi On the Fly - who would have guessed

who knows where this koi came from? but it's a big one....

Koi on the Gouldfish Car'Poon fiberglass fly rod

amazingly beautiful

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

hope to see you again sometime!

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

another big mirror

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

this was the smallest carp of the trip. accurately measured at 6.5kg.

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

i don't do many 'grip & grins' as i don't think it's fair on the fish when you're on you're own. too much mucking about with the camera.... this one was over 10kg

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

the biggest of the trip. over 12kg. magnificent!

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

i thought i kinda' deserved this!

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

i don't normally do cakes, but this little bakery in a tiny village became a regular haunt in the mornings

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

it was deservedly popular!

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

a better quality of graffiti in Gran Canaria!

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

one of the many lovely, family-run bar/restaurants you really need to hunt out

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

so simple, and SO tasty! check out the garlic slices... yum!

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon

you know you've had a good trip when your hands look like this

Fly Fishing for Carp in Gran Canaria with the Gouldfish Car'Poon  Carp Fly Rod

just in case you were in any doubt as to the size of these fish..... ;)

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