If you fish anywhere close to the M25 you’ll know all about planes! We bet most of you haven’t seen a plane actually landing on a lake, however. This great image appeared in one of Steve Briggs’ features in July 2004 and was taken at Lac de St Cassien, France.
Next month’s inaugural Ladies’ Carp Academy on Q Lake at Pool Bridge Farm, York, is now sold out, with all 12 places taken up with weeks to spare.
A new Barston Lakes record was set in the second staging of the Celtic Carp Cup between Wales and Scotland at the Solihull day-ticket venue.
The Carp Society will surrender control of one of its famous waters on 4th August after being outbid when the lake was put up for sale by owners, Sibelco.
MPs from the All Part Parliamentary Angling Group joined members of the Angling Trust to treat a group of youngsters to a day’s angling at College Lake, Hampshire, as part of their drive to encourage parents to take children fishing during the summer holidays.
Little Hayes Lake on the Todber Manor complex in Dorset played host to the penultimate qualifier in the UK Carp Champs Singles competition.
We would all like to pass on our congratulations to the six anglers who guided Team Carp-Talk to victory in the team event of the British Carp Angling Championships.
Keen carp anglers with good communication skills are being sought to join the newly revitalised Team Hutchinson to help raise the profile of the company’s extensive ranges of bait and tackle.
British record holder Dean Fletcher made the news just over 10 years ago with this lovely 41lb 9oz mirror from a Berkshire pit.
The day Jon McAllister landed the mighty Two-Tone at 64lb 5oz from Conningbrook, Kent, the biggest carp in the UK, in July 2006.
Yorkshire forties are rare, and even rarer outside of the legendary Erics Willows in Castleford.
We have seen a few braces of fifties from UK waters in recent years, but 15 years ago braces of forties were making the headlines.