Stoney & Friends charity fish-in

25 Sep

The 21st annual Stoney & Friends charity fish-in on Yateley West Fishery raised £8000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. The sport’s longest-running charity event has raised £542,200 over the past two decades and remains as popular as ever amongst the angling public, with 50 anglers lining the banks of the famous fishery for this year’s competition.

Keeping it in the family

25 Sep

Suffolk Water Park hosted a 24-hour junior and adults pairs competition earlier this month in association with Nash Tackle in an attempt to get more youngsters out on the bank during the summer holidays.

Farlows fundraiser keeps on giving

25 Sep

As reported in Carp-Talk issue 1188, the fundraising and social weekend at Farlows Lake in aid of Wayne Mansford’s mum raised a record-breaking sum of money to help fund Jacqui’s cancer treatment.

Bexley day ticket opens to public

15 Sep

A new day-ticket venue on the London/Kent border has opened its gates for the first time, offering safe and secure fishing for carp to mid-twenties.


15 Sep

We had to laugh at this picture we received last week. Who knew there was a Cumbrian village named after the UK’s first 70-pounder?

AIF receives £320,000 in rod-licence grants

15 Sep

Another £320,000 is being made available this summer for the Angling Improvement Fund (AIF) to support angling facilities and access improvements on rivers and other venues around the country.

AJS opens Nottinghamshire runs water

15 Sep

An exciting new exclusive-booking water has opened in Nottinghamshire, offering rod-bending action for more than 1000 carp in 10 acres.

Scrap that!

15 Sep

If you are looking for a way to preserve the memory of a special capture, then why not have a replica built out of scrap metal?

Dispose of your fishing litter!

15 Sep

The RSPCA has joined the Angling Trust to call for anglers to dispose of hooks, line and other potentially dangerous items of tackle responsibly after 574 cases of animals caught up in fishing litter were reported in June alone.

Carp-Talk available in petrol stations!

5 Sep

Carp-Talk is now available in a large number of Murco and MRH petrol stations, meaning it’s now easier than ever to pick up a copy of your favourite carp weekly when travelling to the lake.