24 July, 2018 |3 Comments
Patrick started carp fishing in 1978 and has fished many different waters and canals throughout Belgium, catching his first 20kg fish in 1992.
Patrick has been married for 40 years and has 3 daughters and 6 grand children, for the last 15 years Patrick has been the chairman of the VBK (Carp Anglers Association of Belgium).
He has been a member of the Carp Spirit team since 2010 and using Dynamite since 2012.
Name: Patrick Bauwens
Also known as: the Captain (15 years chairman of the VBK)
Hometown & Country: Zulte; Belgium
Occupation: My own construction company
Mirror PB: 27,8kg
Common PB: 25kg
Other PB’s: Grass carp 27kg
Favourite boilie: Monster Tigernut Red-Amo and CompleX-T
Most used rig: Combi rig
Venues fished: Several big lakes and more than 10 different rivers in France
Countries fished in: Belgium, France, Italy and the UK
Favourite venues: Salagou and the river the LOT
Target fish you would most like to catch: Not really a particular fish but a 30kg+ fish from the river
Highlight of angling career: A session with Bruce Ashby and John Harry at Savay Lake
Other types of fishing: Sometimes for pike