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.
MICK HENDERSON couldn’t get any closer to the 40 lb barrier when he matted this stunning common of 39 lb 15 oz.
The 45-year-old warehouseman from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, added others of 28 lb and 26 lb in the three night trip to a Lincolnshire pit.
All three fell to Nash Baits’ new Key Cray fishing to a silty smooth area at 120 yards and he got through 8 kg of freebies in the trip.
COREY HASSELL decided to cut back on loose feed in the colder weather as many others at Baden Hall’s Quarry Pool in Staffordshire and it paid off with this 36 lb 1 oz cracker.
The 21-year-old packing operator Macclesfield, Cheshire, spread 50 boilies over two rods at the far bank then used PVA bags with Sticky Baits Manilla bag mix with added water snails and pellets and tempted the first fish out for over a week.
RUPERT STACY had a 48 hour social at Willinghurst’s Christmas Tree Lake in Surrey and nabbed this 33 lb 2 oz common on his first day.
The 22-year-old graduate marine biologist from Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, used a Sticky Baits Manilla boilie a rod length out from an overhanging marginal tree.
TOP club Pride of Derby AA have some great carp fishing and John Coupe visited one of their stillwaters for this prime 33 lb 4 oz common.
The 65-year-old salesman from Sheffield used two glugged Sticky Baits Manilla boilies over 1 kg of freebies.
DES MADDOCKS came down with a violent stomach bug on a trip to a local lake and was trying not to throw up when hooked into this 38 lb 8 oz mirror at dawn.
Eastleigh, Hampshire-based Des, a 27-year-old support worker, had only put out one rod to a prebaited area using Sticky Baits Manilla boilies.
JONNY FLETCHER plotted his peg as he knew a string cold wind was about to hit Greenacres Fishery in Cambridgeshire and he got it right with this fine 34 lb 2 oz mirror.
The 29-year-old builder from nearby Peterborough used Sticky Baits Manilla boilies.
CONNOR BOVINGDON is having a good season on his local River Thames and his latest trip produced this stunning 32 lb.8 oz mirror.
The 20-year-old duct fitter from Ascot, Berkshire, legered Sticky Baits Krill boilies.
GAVIN FRANKLIN was chuffed with this 31 lb 7 oz common carp from a secret pit. The 39-year-old from Northamptonshire used a 3 Foot Twitch Redemption pop-up that he is field testing.
KARL ‘BERTIE’ BAXTER can only fish once a month at Fryerning Fisheries Main Lake in Essex but is in the form of his life and his latest trip produced this 38 lb 6 oz mirror called the Stripe plus four others 30s.
The 42-year-old brick layer from Ipswich, Suffolk, used Mainline Activ-8 boilies and fed regularly, using 7 kg of freebies.