The huge common carp topped Simon Kenny's latest catches at Wellington Country Park.

Simon only got himself a ticket for Berkshire’s Wellington Country Park this season and he topped a recent trip with this PB 55 lb 8 oz common. And then the…

Bandan displays his blue carp

Blue carp are also called black or snail carp, with the Latin name Mylopharyngodon piceus. They come from China and can reach 77 lb in weight. Bandan Pizzy had a shock…

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Carp fishing coach Michael Salisbury displays his 25 lb 9 oz carp from Leazes Park.

Carp fishing coach Mike was back in his native Tyne and Wear when the drama unfolded at day ticket Leazes Park, next to Newcastle United FC’s St. James’ Park and…

Description: rig scissors for cutting braid and mono. Specifications: precision Japanese stainless steel blades; compact; egonomic handles; serrated edge. My verdict: even though I’m a ‘cack-handed’, these scissors feel comfortable…

Description: 42 in. specimen carp net. Specifications: a 6 ft, high-modulus carbon handle reinforced with 3K weave; non-slip Japanese shrink wrap on the handle; carbon spreader block; fish-friendly, soft mesh;…

Tony Owen with his giant catfish from Horton Boat Pool, run by RK Leisure.

Tony has been targeting catfish since April at Boat Pool, run by RK Leisure, at Horton, Berkshire. He had been baiting heavily with big boilies and pellets, and the approach…

Here are some top autumn carp fishing tips from expert anglers, to help you catch fish like this one during  the weeks ahead. Have self-belief, says Julian Cundiff The key…

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