8 March, 2017 |
Dan Cleary has been carp fishing for over 20 years and is
known for his exploits on the canals, both in Europe and the
UK. He occasionally writes for Big Carp magazine and his
catches are regularly featured elsewhere in the press.
Name: Dan Cleary
Also known as: Canal Man
Hometown: Milton Keynes, UK
Occupation: IT Project Manager
PB UK common: 39lbs 14oz
PB UK mirror: 49lbs 04oz
Foreign PB : 70lbs France, 58lbs Belgium & 33lbs Netherlands
Favourite boilie: The Crave & Complex-T
Most used rig: Snowman, 360 or a simple mono knotless knot rig
Venues fished: Wraysbury 1 & 2, Grand Union Canal, St Ives Lagoon, Horton Church, Kempisch Kanaal (KK) in Belgium.
Favourite venue: Wraysbury 2
Fish you would most like to catch: Daisy
Top carp fishing tip: observation, keep watching the water, and keep it simple
Highlight of angling career: Catching Fat Lady (below right) from St Ives Lagoon, Sid & Boxer from Horton Church
Aim in angling: To enjoy my fishing and to fish as many different venue, and types of waters as I can.