Category: Carp Fishing News

Paul Booth added to England Carp Squad

England Carp Team Manager Rob Hughes has announced the final member of the squad that will travel out to Spain for the FIPSed Carp World Championships in October. Experienced carp angler Paul Booth, an English ex-pat now living in Caspe, Spain, owns and runs Ebro Crazy Cats and is a carp and catfish guide on […]

Sponsored carp angler found guilty of poaching

In addition to launching Operation LEVIATHAN in partnership with the Angling Trust, Cheshire Police secured a conviction in Macclesfield Magistrates’ Court on the 11th June 2015 when sponsored carp angler Myles Gibson was found guilty of a Schedule 1 Theft Act offence for fishing without permission at Tatton Park. Mr Gibson received a £240 fine, £620 costs […]

LEVAS opens Fletchers Pond to all members

Long Eaton Victoria Angling Society has taken the decision to open up their premier carp water, Fletchers Pond in Long Eaton, to their whole membership with immediate effect. Until now, only members approved to hold a special permit (and living locally) were allowed to fish the lake that has produced numerous 30-00+ sized carp in […]

Linear produces a 50lb carp at last!

Oxfordshire’s Linear Fisheries – probably the most famous day ticket carp water in England – has at last produced its first every 50lb carp. The 52lb coming carp fell to lady angle Angie Lawley, who was fishing on 26-acre Oxlease Lake. Angie, who is a venue regular and is considered by many to be the […]

Carp Team England New Manager Appointed

Internationally renowned and respected carp angler Rob Hughes has been appointed Manager of Angling Trusts Carp Team England in an agreement that will secure the future of English representation in the international arena. “We’re very pleased that Rob has agreed to take on the role” announced Dick Clegg, International Events Manager for the Angling Trusts […]

World IGFA record common carp

Japanese angler Koichi Hiratsuka caught this impressive 100 cm common carp (Cyprinus carpio) while fishing Japan’s Lake Biwa. Hiratuka needed only 10 minutes to subdue the potential record after it snaffled the boilie bait he was fishing from the bank. Once landed, Hiratsuka quickly measured and documented the catch, before releasing it. If approved, the […]

Big hit for Ian Russell at Horton

Top Fishing Consultant and Angling Tutor Ian Russell visited the pride of RK Leisure’s Horton complex the K1 venue for a 44 hour session with a tremendous result this week, the Horton complex holds some stunning fish and big catches are regular there but nothing before on this scale for the Surrey based angler.  Ian […]

Biggest ever carp brace

Cutting Edge Products user Warren Harrison visited Hungary’s Euro Aqua and bagged the biggest carp brace of all time, two fish for 181lb!!The monsters of 94lb and 87lb fell to the Manchester angler’s double boilie offerings over a bed of particle baits. The venue hit the headlines when it produced the world carp record at […]

Irish Record Carp Banked

After arriving back from a two-week holiday in Benidorm, Ryan Creighton called around to his ‘carp crazy’ friend Jack Day.  They head out to  Lough Gall which hosts a stunning and wild 38-acre park lake with depths to over 40ft.” Ryan and Jack hit some of the monsters of the lake – the cream of […]

Barston Lakes Carp Record Tops 35lb

The carp record at Barston Lakes has been broken with a 35lb 6oz mirror – landed by a pleasure angler who was only using a size 16 hook! George Johnson was enjoying the Solihull venue’s silver fish on peg 117 and F1 sport when the big fish picked up his floatfished pellets offering fished under […]