Fished over 40 hours at the prolific Oxlease on Linear Fisheries, Oxford, the final saw 14 of the nation’s best competitive carpers battle it out for the crown and a jackpot of £5,000.
And it was clear that inspiration was drawn from last year’s winner Ryan Need who controversially blasted 336 pints of grubs into his swim – the most radical feeding regime British competition carping has seen.
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