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  • NEWS: Richard Hughes sets Lincolnshire record with 59lb 10oz lump

  • NEWS: Peter Shaw tames 58lb 10oz Turtle from Welly

  • NEWS: Fifty tops 12-fish hit at Holme Fen for Mark Bartlett

  • NEWS: Lyndsy Fisher breaks Linear Fisheries record with 52lb 14oz Oxlease common

  • NEWS: BCAC gets new owners

  • NEWS: Steve Metcalfe smashes PB with Church Lake’s 4x4 at 50¼lb

Report your catch

  • Callum Petchey, 28¾lb, Priory Park, Bounty Hunter
  • Cameron Coxhead, 38lb 2oz, Basingstoke Canal, Pandemic and Addiction boilies.
  • Dean Mcleod, 32lb, Aveley syndicate, Mainline Essential IB
  • Nathan Jackson, 37lb, Croft, Sticky Krill.
  • Paul Garrard, 36½lb, Erics Angling Willows, Tesco frozen mussels.
  • Ricky West, 36¼lb, A1 Pits, Nashbait The Key.
  • Ricky Woodward, 26lb 10oz, Kingsbury Water Park’s Pine Pool, Mainline Cell wafter
  • Steve Stephenson, 41¾lb, Darenth Big Lake, Mainline Cell.

Carp-Talk published every week

Carp-Talk published every weekWelcome to Carp-Talk - the leading news magazine in the world of carp fishing. Created and run by a team of addicted carp anglers, Carp-Talk has been responsible for world exclusives on all the legendary captures. We pride ourselves as being at the heart of the carp fishing grapevine, delivering anglers both global and local news on demand each week via our established magazine (founded in 1994) and the online newsletter Carp-Talk Xtra. Whether it's double-figure carp caught from small local ponds, or world record monsters caught from the largest waters on the planet, you'll read and see it here first!

What's inside your magazine

Check out all the latest newsThe Biggest Catches From Your Area: Carp-Talk features news of where the fish are being caught in your region, as well as for those living abroad. Dedicated reporters also provide a round-up of the main issues in their regions, covering catch reports, news stories and highlighting their Venue of the Week.

Features Carp-Talk also has a number of regular big-name contributors, including the likes of Steve Briggs, Iain Macmillan, Ian Chillcott, Simon Crow and many, many more, who provide in-depth features about their fishing exploits.

Big name anglers keep you upto dateReviews and Trade Talk There are product reviews from a variety of sources and a section known as Trade Talk, which provides detailed analysis on all the latest items of tackle set to hit the market.

Competitions Readers also have the chance to enter a variety of competitions, with weekly prizes ranging from bait and end tackle to rods and bivvies.

The greatest prize in carp fishing!



Here's your chance to win a trip to this year’s World Carp Classic Final at Lake Bolsena in Italy, courtesy of the event organizer ANGLING SPIRIT, title sponsors JRC, and new retail partner CHAPMANS ANGLING!

Simply by spending £20 on any JRC or Berkley carp products from CHAPMANS ANGLING, during May, June and July 2012, you will automatically qualify for a chance to enter our GOLDEN TICKET prize draw. Spend £40 or more, and you get 2 tickets for the draw, spend £60 and you get 3 tickets. So each time you spend £20, you have more chances of winning !

The GOLDEN TICKET will entitle the winner and his chosen team partner, to the following benefits:

  • Entry into the 2012 World Carp Classic (£1200 value)
  • Fish against the world’s best carp anglers (130 pairs in the event)
  • In the WCC final you could win cash prizes up to £10,000, plus tackle and equipment to a total value of £70,000
  • 100kg Gulp! Carp bait (£1100 value)
  • Complimentary ferry travel (£200 value)
  • Media coverage of the Golden Ticket winning team throughout the contest
  • Recruitment as Field Testers into to the Gulp! Carp Army

So grab your chance today to become a part of carp angling history, and win the most prestigious of carp titles – see you at Lake Bolsena!

  • Qualifying purchases must take place in either May, June or July, with the draw taking place on August 1st, to allow time for the lucky angler to prepare for the ultimate carp journey in September, and on the road to a £70,000 prize table.
  • Competition not open to employees of Pure Fishing Ltd, Angling Spirit or Chapmans Angling.

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