Category: Carp Fishing
All fishing weights made of lead to be banned?

All fishing weights made of lead to be banned?

THE use of lead in fishing could be coming to an end after moves being made in Europe.Even coated fishing wights made of lead could be on the way out across much of Europe.The European Union is consulting over the use of lead in fishing weights, and is expected to bring in legislation in the next few years to ban it. ...

Carp fishing giants Erics Angling Centre’s after-life revealed

Carp fishing giants Erics Angling Centre’s after-life revealed

AFTER weeks of speculation, it was confirmed what is happening to one of the biggest traders in the UK carp fishing tackle scene.Sam Anderson, seen at a tackle show, has explained his plans after selling Erics Angling Centre to giant chain, Angling Direct.Erics Angling Centre was bought by Angling Direct for a cool ...

Monster catfish landed jointly by father and son

Monster catfish landed jointly by father and son

WAYNE CLARK decided to take up angling again so he could take his son Billie - and they jointly caught this 81 lb 8 oz catfish.The pair shared a huge hit of 17 catfish and carp for 848 lb 8 oz from Wintons Fishery, near Burgess Hill in West Sussex. Wayne said: “I joined Wintons Fishery at the age of 10 with my father ...

Koi herpesvirus keeps killing carp into autumn

Koi herpesvirus keeps killing carp into autumn

A DEADLY virus that can kill carp had a late surge this year with seven fisheries hit at the start of autumn. Tests on yet another carp killed by koi herpesvirus.Koi herpesvirus kicked in later this year, nearly a month after the first incident of 2018 was reported. But once it got going, details of cases emerged. ...

Review: Carp Spirit HD5 Bite Alarm and HDR5 Receiver Sets

Review: Carp Spirit HD5 Bite Alarm and HDR5 Receiver Sets

The Carp Spirit HD5 Bite Alarm and HDR5 Receiver Sets come under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. Description: feature-packed bite alarms and receivers. Specifications: six LED colours; micro-adjustable ...

England pair make British carp history

England pair make British carp history

ENGLAND carp pair Wayne Mansford and Ryan Need created history when they won one of angling's most prestigious titles.Wayne and Ryan lifted the British Carp Angling Championships trophy after a fantastic haul at Farlows Lake.The long-running British Carp Angling Championships saw its 2019 final won with a record ...

EastEnders star lands one of UK’s biggest carp

EastEnders star lands one of UK’s biggest carp

ONE of the most popular stars of BBC TV's EastEnders thinks his new PB mirror carp of 59 lb 12 oz might be hard to beat in the UK. Scott Maslen admires his giant mirror carp before returning it to the Kent lake.Scott Maslen, who plays Jack Branning in the award-winning TV soap, tempted the giant from Kent’s Wingham ...