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The retired 67-year-old British Carp Study Group member, from Chippenham, Wiltshire, explained: “I returned from a six-week holiday in Thailand and was keen to get down to the canal and…

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Like many top carpers, the 53-year-old greengrocer, was wondering exactly how big heavyweight would be on its next capture. The giant of Wasing Estate’s Cranwells Lake in Berkshire was last…

Duncan Kay

Duncan Kay has sadly passed having been ill for sometime following a stroke a year or so ago. British Carp Study Group member Duncan was one of the first men…

Oz Holness with British record carp, Two Tone. The fish has since died.

ANGLER’S MAIL magazine often get asked about British record fish. Here, online, is the coarse fish record list as it stands. Weights are in pounds, ounces and drams. The list…

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The 37-year-old offshore scaffolder from Castleford, West Yorkshire, tackled the day ticket venue just two miles from his house with a blow-back rig with a size 4 hook and an…

One of the carp replicas... that is NOT the real Two Tone.

Unwitting anglers are buying the poor casts of the big mirror carp that still holds the British record at 67 lb 8 oz for when Oz Holness landed it in…

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TOP French carp venue Abbey Lakes produced this monstrous 95 lb 8 oz mirror for Drew Fuller, and set a new lake record. It’s easily the biggest carp caught anywhere…

ed teakle biggles 46lb 12oz jan 15

Ed Teakle caught the monster from Boscathnoe Reservoir near Penzance – and it’s  a new county record carp for Cornwall, in the far south west of England. St. Columb-based Ed …