The women's carp-fishing scene will break new ground this week as England, Wales and the Netherlands compete in the first all-female Tri-Nations event on Wraysbury 1 South Lake.
Upper Tamar Lake in Cornwall will host a 26-hour carp pairs match later this year to help raise money for Chy Keres, Hft’s specialist short-break and respite care centre in Tregadillet.
More than 100 anglers and veterans from the UK and France were joined by comedian Jim Davidson for the Carp After Combat social weekend at Medway Valley Fisheries in Kent, where more than £29,000 was raised for the charity.
The first of two qualifiers in the Midlands Carp Champs at Kingsbury Water Park’s Pine Pool produced 34 fish, with Chris Morris and Alex Driver running out winners on 10 fish for 169lb.
It has been a busy few weeks in the UK Carp Champs, with matches taking place in both Pairs and Singles competitions.
Cefas has published two leaflets offering advice and guidance to fishery owners and anglers on ways to protect the spread of potentially deadly diseases.
Baden Hall Fishery are offering FREE day tickets to all women to help promote Women's Sport Week 19th - 25th June 2017.
Saturday 24th June will see the staging of the first Biv Monkies Lads v Lasses carp match at Drayton Reservoir in Northamptonshire, as part of Women’s Sport Week.
Korda’s Tom Dove was making headlines in the carp world well before he was on the telly! Here he is with one of many big carp he had from the Essex Manor more than 10 years ago.
Steve Fudge made the headlines 11 years ago when he caught the one and only Heather the Leather from Yateley Car Park Lake.
This coming July marks the 65th anniversary of when two of the carp world’s earliest pioneers, Maurice Ingham and Dick Walker, caught their first 20lb-plus carp.
Here’s a great headline story we ran in issue 417 from August 2002, when carping great Terry Hearn achieved something quite extraordinary for the time.