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A three-catch for a final weight of 52½lb saw Kellie Margerrison claim victory in the Ladies British Carp Cup Singles event at Penns Hall Fishery in the Midlands.
One of the oldest recorded carp is a mirror known as Raspberry, which lived in the legendary Redmire Pool. It was one of the original Leney fish stocked in 1934. Here’s a picture of Tony Long with it when it was reported to Carp-Talk in 1994 at more than 60 years of age.
More than 20 years ago the biggest common in England lived in a holiday park in Dorset. Here’s a look at an advert from 1994 showing how to fish ther
How things have changed! Anglers today order bait online and it’s delivered the next day. This advert was from a very early issue of Carp-Talk when bait choice was an exact science.
Here’s an advert from issue 15 of Carp-Talk, September 1994. Eric’s Angling Centre was one of the biggest tackle shops in the UK at the time and still is today!
Who recognises this young angler pictured here in Carp-Talk more than 20 years ago? You’ll now see him patrolling the banks of a famous day-ticket complex in Oxfordshire.
Here’s a look at a couple of silt rigs which appeared in Carp-Talk issue 115 in September 1996. The top one is very similar to what we now know as the chod rig, but without the stiff boom.
Who remembers the Solar Top Catch badges we used to dish out in the early issues of Carp-Talk? They were very much sought after by readers.
Fishing Republic’s expansion into East Anglia and the Home Counties will continue with the launch of the tackle chain’s first Essex megastore in Clavering on Saturday 10th June.
How about this for a picture? Steven O’Neill visited the Grand Canyon in Arizona recently, but didn’t want to miss out on the latest news back home, so took his copy of Carp-Talk with him! Now, that’s dedication.
The UK Carp Championships visited Kent and Dorset for the latest round of qualifiers and, as usual, loads of carp were caught.