Good will gesture

6 Oct

We recently received an email from Helen Platt from Chesterfield, Derbyshire who wanted to highlight a fantastic gesture made to her by Keith Roberts of CPS Tackle in Atherstone.

National Fishing Month is huge success

6 Oct

National Fishing Month (NFM) continues to set the benchmark for fishing participation initiatives following the introduction of nearly 13,000 new people to angling this summer.

Carp-TV gets new host

25 Sep

Carp-TV will have a new look from next month after host Joe Morgan announced he is stepping down from the role to be replaced by Korda’s Elliott Gray.

The one-handed carper!

25 Sep

We received these pictures of Robert Fretton from Brentwood last week and were so impressed and inspired by them that we felt compelled to share them with you all.

Rosser takes inaugural junior crown

25 Sep

Joseff Rosser from Wales was crowned winner of the Junior Carp Championships at Windsor View Lakes following a three-fish catch in the final for a combined weight of 29lb 6oz.

Fish kill at historic Colne Valley water

25 Sep

As one of the most historic waters in the Colne Valley, the 50-acre Harefield Pit 2 has played host to many a significant moment and been fished by dozens of the sport’s most successful and recognisable anglers.

You can’t keep a good man down!

25 Sep

We are all very pleased and relieved to hear Ian ‘Chilly’ Chillcott is recovering well following surgery to remove a brain tumour at St George’s Hospital, London.

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.

Bigrigg

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?