The birth of a passion
During my childhood I have always been in contact with the Water. As a child I loved to swim and took part in many swimming competitions. I was also a lifeguard in the summer months. One day, a friend invited me coarse angling and ever since I have been infected with the "fishing" bug, spending my time learning and refining fishing techniques.
At 18, I bought my first boat so I could fish in many different ways. When I was 19, I caught more and more big fishes in English Channel and it made the local news.
Passion and trade
I always try to understand the way fishes live and I always try new fishing techniques. In fishing, as in my life, I like a challenge.
Being president of PecheWeb.com has taught many things both about the Internet and fishing. Through this voluntary work I have gainned specialized knowledge about the fishing and water sports' markets.
The websites PecheWeb.com and FisherMag.com have been a real springboard to carry out my plans : video documentary making, redaction of articles, writing of books, sponsorship, watersports website making. After managing the Sakura products development, I am today in charge of the Daiwa marketing.
For few year, I run after huge fishes. I also caught twenty fishes or so, notably a seabass, established as France, Europe and World records.
|1984-1994||- || Swimming contests at national level|
|1992||-|| Fishing beginnings|
|1998||-|| Conception of my own website about live bait and surfcasting fishing|
|1999||-|| Coast licence - 6 miles|
|1999-2003||-|| Life guard from English Channel to Corsica beaches |
|2002||-|| Deep-sea licence (last french licence)|
|| PecheWeb.com : merge of my own website and Florian's one about lure fishing
|2004||-|| Documentary making : Le Bar aux Leurres du Bord (Seabass lure fishing fron the shore)
|2005||-|| Computer science project manager, conception of Illex.fr website|
|2005-2006||-|| Writer for the first issues of Loup&Bar, magazine about european Seabass|
|2006||-|| Writer for the most popular french magazine about sea angling : Pêche en Mer (Sea Fishing)
|-|| Development (interior arrangement, deck drawing) and tests of a 6 meters RIB : BWA Six One Open - Fishing Version|
|-|| PecheWeb.com receives 3000 visits a day and becomes FisherMag.com®
|2007||-|| Video documentary : Traque des Gros Bars (Big Seabass Fishing)|
|-|| Sakura Products Manager & Team Manager, a trademark built by SERT S.A. |
|2009||- || Catch of a 9,8kg Pollack, France record on 16lb class line|
|| I wrote the book The lure fishing, edited by "Code Vagnon"
|| The Wikipedia encyclopedia publishes a page about me.
|2010||- || Catch of 4 cod France records.|
|| I wrote the book Boat fishing
|| Catch of ten fishes or so, notably a seabass, established as France, Europe and World records.|
|2012||- || I wrote the book The Seabass fishing|
|| Marketing & Communication Director at DAIWA
|| I wrote the book The Livebait fishing|
|| I wrote the book The Shellfish picking|
|| Catch of a 7,070kg Seabass, Europe record on middle class line|
|| I wrote the book The "Vagnon" of Sea angling.|
|| Catch of a 8,63kg Seabass, World record on 8lb class line|
|| I wrote the book 50 easy fishing techniques in the Atlantique, Vagnon|
|| I wrote the book The shore angling., Vagnon|
|| I wrote the book Fishing rigs & knots|
|| I wrote the book Easy shore angling: 40 species, rigs and knots|
|| Catch of a 4,825kg Ray, France record|
|| I wrote the book The "Vagnon" of Sea angling., 2nd edition|
|| I wrote the book The Shellfish picking, 2nd edition.|