All good things from the golden era of carp fishing.

Dieter Van Looveren
#2 Dunny's collab 2022 - Spice Pit Mix.

#2 Dunny's collab 2022 - Spice Pit Mix.

Spice Pit Specials Following up our collaboration earlier in 2021, me and Wayne decided to give it another go and bring his own Spice Pit Mix back to life. When Wayne described which attractors went into this mix, I wasn鈥檛 eager to get going鈥 This stuff has been lingering in my skin for weeks. If anyone ever wants to give it a try 鈥 Mexican Onion oil is NO JOKE! Here goes Wayne: 聽 'I guess the Spice Pit Specials connection came about in the late nineties. I was fishing a relatively unknown pit at the time, an 11 acre...

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Dieter Van Looveren
Wayne Dunn LTD Ed. baits x Forgotten Flavours collab

Wayne Dunn LTD Ed. baits x Forgotten Flavours collab

Hi everyone! Before I get Wayne Dunn to speak on his story regarding bait making from the early 80's, I want to introduce you to a short story so you can all understand where this collab comes from. I met Wayne probably about ten years ago now, when I was still importing old school Daiwa reels from Japan. He hit me up as I got 3 mint Daiwa SS9000 Millionmax with 8 spools for sale. It was at the time such a big hit for me, they quite literally left my bank account empty. We got to a deal and...

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Dieter Van Looveren
Simon Hartop historic photos and text

Simon Hartop historic photos and text

Simon, being a teacher, editor, a semi-professional drummer and a very keen carp angler as well, he got in contact with me probably about 3 or 4 years ago now, where we shared stories and helped one another out a lot. It is a cold January morning in 2021 when Simon Hartop shoots me over a few snaps with some text and I am stunned! The quality of the old-school photos is staggering and I'm looking at them in awe! So, on he sends, more and more photos and stories. I can't take my eyes off of them and love...

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Dieter Van Looveren