Chris is, however, the only British angler to catch both a common and mirror carp
over 60 lbs.
In this study examined variations in CPUE fishing values of mirror carp
(Cyprinus carpio) according to different hanging ratios (E=0.5, 0.67), materials (multi-monofilament and multifilament), water temperature, and water depth.
The first day saw him banking a 24lb mirror carp
that fell for float fished sweetcorn and the next day he did even better with a 24.5lb common carp.
Over in Haskayne at Rosemary Wood Fishery on Monday evening, the cries of excitement could be heard afar as 19-yearold Sam Davies from Formby took a pristine mirror carp
He finished well clear of Yarm's Ronnie Hopkins who caught a few mirror carp
and ide on pole fished pellet from peg two for second spot with 9lb 12oz.
Dropping in close to the bank he soon had this pretty mirror carp
in his net and it tipped the scales at 12lb 2ozs.
He spent 15 minutes reeling in the mighty mirror carp
, nicknamed the Big Girl, which tipped the scales at a whopping 60lbs 6ozs.
He spent 15 minutes reeling in this mirror carp
, nicknamed the Big Girl, which weighed in at 60lb 6oz.
The venue's Mitre Pool has also held a 24-hour pairs match, which wasn't decided until the last five minutes, when Ben Godson and Nathan Bradley caught an 11lb mirror carp
to take the lead, with a total of 149lb 1oz.
Griff had to work really hard as there was no room to play the fish, but Griff remarkably landed 12 mirror carp
Bowes Lake has also been fishing very well this week with a 19lb 15oz mirror carp
coming to the net on Thursday, whilst Eden Meadows and Catterick Lakes have also been in good form, for ide and carp respectively.
ANGLESEY youngster Wes Williams (right) netted two mirror carp
during a 24-hour fishing session at Llyn y Gors, Llangefni.