ANGLER'S MAIL takes carp fishing seriously. And our big carp galleries are backed by TAG (The Angling Group) who have top carp fishing brands Taska, Nutrabaits and Kryston.
GARY TAYLOR can only fish the lower River Thames about ten times a year as he lives on the Isle of Wight but made the most of his latest trip across the Solent to nab this 29 lb 11 oz mirror.
The 45-year-old forklift driver, from Sandown, fished a single boilie and had just the one run in a two-night stint.
LEE BUNDOCK was lucky enough to catch the largest of a Lea Valley pit’s big carp stock with this fish known as Cut Tail at 36 lb 10 oz.
The Hertfordshire 41-year-old added others of 22 lb, 28 lb 3 oz and 30 lb 12 oz.
He made sure his 6 in. 25 lb Tunskin hooklinks were straightened properly and his Mainline Cell wafter hookbaits were weighted perfectly before casts landed on a clean spot amongst weed.
Lee used 1 kg of boilies and 3 kg of particles after every one of his big carp.
JOHN CLARIDGE enjoyed a good summer on his syndicate lake but the four biggest carp eluded him until he matted this 46 lb 3 oz stunner.
Swindon, Wiltshire-based John 43, shop manager at the Tackle Den, added two others in 40 hours using Sticky Baits Manila boilies over three sizes of freebies at 60 yards to a small hole in a weed bed.
MECHANIC James Winter notched his third 40 of the season from Farriers Lake in Gloucestershire with this 45 lb common.
Castle Combe, Wiltshire-based James, 38, fished an overnighter and offered Sticky Baits Manila boilies over 2 kg of freebies at 70 yards.
JESS HALL had never caught a carp on a boilie before a trip to his local River Trent near Nottingham produced this PB 23 lb 2 oz common using a CC Moore Pacific Tuna offering.
The 43-year-old, from Calverton, fished into a weir on a standard bottom bait rig.
SUPPORT worker Greg Riand topped a super session on a local club water with the biggest fish in the lake at 39 lb 12 oz.
Long Melford, Suffolk-based Greg, 26, added others of 38 lb 10 oz, 33 lb 4 oz and 26 lb, using a Sticky Baits 16mm Krill boilies on a blowback rig.
LEE GRAVER had a good weekend at Lower Tamar Lake on the Cornwall-Devon border, landing seven carp including this stunning 27 lb 13 oz common.
Bude-based Lee legered Specimen Carp Baits boilies at 120 yards with West Country Leads.
DAN ADAMS couldn’t have wished for a finer-scaled carp than this 30 lb 4 oz mirror from a local estate lake.
Huntworth, Somerset-based Dan legered a Sticky Baits Manila boilie tipped with corn over matching freebies and Monster particles.