It’s almost 15 years since we reported on the almost complete wipeout of one of the best big-carp fisheries in Essex, when the amazing Arena suffered at the hands of Spring Carp Mortality Syndrome (SCMS).
We are going back to June 2000 with this report of Mike Kavanagh and the former Essex record of 46lb.
You often hear lads on the bank talking about the old Bi-Tech Viper alarms that were around 20-odd years ago.
The number of lady carpers on the bank is on the rise, but it hasn’t always been that way.
Earith Lakes Fisheries in Cambridgeshire hosted the annual Andy Amory memorial match, as £1190 was raised for Pancreatic Cancer Action in memory of the former syndicate member.
Barry and Ben Oconnor added another trophy to their growing collection by successfully defending their Deception Angling Carp Cup title at Crowsheath Fishery in Essex.
Hundreds of people from the surrounding area attended the famous Wraysbury 1 complex in the Colne Valley for RK Leisure’s first-ever Community Open Day.
World-record-breaking Hungarian super-water Euro-Aqua has been placed on the market by owner Alexander Horvath after almost 20 years at the helm.
Next year’s Carping4Heroes event will be staged at a new venue following four successful years at Manor Farm Fishing in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire.
A Korda social event was held at Embryo Angling Habitats’ South Ings Lane Fishery in North Cave, East Yorkshire, with guests including staff from many of the company’s leading northern stockists.
Hull scaffolder Ashley Charlton will take on one of the biggest challenges of his life later this month, as he attempts to push his barrow 28.8 miles to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.
A week-long holiday on a top France holiday venue is being raffled off to help raise funds to aid the rehabilitation of firefighter James Thorpe, who suffered a life-changing accident during his stag do.