He’s a household name these days promoting carp fishing on the telly, but back in September 2000 he was sending his catches to Carp-Talk.
It’s always nice to see carp fishing and its many carp making the mainstream news.
The British record carp, the Parrot, was found dead in its home of Cranwells Lake on the Wasing Estate, Berkshire, on Wednesday morning, 2nd August.
Women’s fishing has been given a massive boost by the news it has joined the likes of football, golf, tennis, rugby and golf amongst the sports supported by National Lottery-funded campaign This Girl Can.
If, like us, you’re excited about the prospect of Dave Lane’s new book Fine Lines, you’ll no doubt be pleased to learn the wait is almost over! During a recent session on a 140-acre pit, Dave made the final amendments to the book and will soon be sending it off to be printed.
One of the largest carp in the North of the country and a member of Carp-Talk’s Most Wanted list has passed away.
Twenty-nine fish were caught during the second Pallatrax Carp Open on Upper Tamar Lake near Bude, Cornwall, which was eventually won by Jason and Peter Budd, who had four fish for 42lb 11oz, winning them £2000 in prize money
The Angling Trust’s fight against illegal fishing has been boosted by the recruitment of an additional 150 anglers to the Voluntary Bailiff Scheme (VBS), taking the overall number to 474.
The annual Saint Lawrence International Junior Carp Tournament returns for a 15th year next month, open to junior anglers aged between 11 and 18.
Could dungarees catch on as the latest carpy, must-have fashion garment? George at RK Leisure certainly seems to think so!
The Biv Monkies Lads v Lasses match at Drayton Reservoir, Northamptonshire, was won convincingly by the female team, courtesy of a number of fish to 20lb.
It is with deepest sadness we report the passing of Pete Frost, one of carp fishing’s early pioneers. Frosty, as he was known to his friends, was an obsessed carp angler who was inducted into the Carp Fishing Hall of Fame in March 2014 for his outstanding contribution to the sport.