We cover a ... 58min Nigel Sharp For The Record. A carp weighing 7lb 1oz heavier than the official British record has been banked this morning [Oct 12] by England international Wayne Mansford. The previous UK carp record of 67lb 8oz was set by Austin Holness, in Kent in 2008. The length of time the fish has been in the water since it was stocked. Log In. Wayne Mansford, 38, caught a whopping 75lb 2oz mirror carp (Picture: BNPS) A roofer who caught Britain’s biggest ever carp may not claim the record over backlash fears. Fish-uk.com takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the records and for a complete list of British rod caught fish records visit the Angling Trust Website English carp Derek Fell had this 98-pounder in June 2014. http://kl.am/6gRe. or. Consideration of whether the fish would be able to naturally sustain its weight in the fishery concerned. Some specimens can reach far more than this, and are highly sought after by anglers. So both could be the same fish (not likely). CARP WITH A PRICE ON THEIR HEADS… →. Martyn Lowe (46) slipped his net under the huge mirror weighing 71lb during a two-day session at Cambridgeshire’s Holme Fen Fishery. As things stand, Dean Fletcher’s 2016 capture of The Parrot from Cranwell Lake on the Wasing estate at 68lb 1oz remains the official British record. Those in-the-know on the European carp scene had tipped Euro Aqua to break the world carp record, although many UK carpers had never heard of the venue until that 101 lb giant. ", "Commissioned Report No.284 - Vendace in Loch Earn", "Record-breaking goldfish caught in UEA lake", "Record Blue Trout, Pennine Fishey, Lancashire", "16.12.2011 - Fishery Record Broken - AGAIN! Gentleman of the big-carp scene, Oz Holness, is the subject of this For The Record interview, and boy he didn’t disappoint. McNeil's huge carp, nicknamed 'Lee Jackson' is the new record common carp for the UK. For a long time the UK carp fishing record looked unbreakable following the 2008 capture of the legendary mirror carp Two Tone at a weight of 67lb 14oz. See more of The Carp Specialist UK on Facebook. In catching the carp, known as Tarka, Mr Caddick became the first angler to catch both common and mirror carp over 60lb in Britain. In November 2018 the BRFC released a statement highlighting all of the factors that are considered when judging a record carp. A new record. 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(Updated Novbember 2019) Follow this link for a full list of British Rod Caught Record Fish The 75lb 2oz mirror was caught from Meadows Lake at Cambridgeshire’s Holme Fen Fishery and beats the current ratified record of 68lb 1oz. Peg 19 Boundary pool, Manor Farm Leisure. In the lists of biggest British carp, Dean Fletcher holds the official carp record with a 68 lb 1 oz giant. “I know other ‘British record-beating’ fish have been banked from Holme Fen in the past but rejected, so I just thought it wasn’t worth going through the rigmarole of submitting a claim with the possibility of the same happening again.”. Tiger Trout", "Biggest British ide turns up in major river - Anglers Mail 4th Aug 2017", "British Record Fish Committee. Park Primary School Rutland Street Colne BB8 0QJ. Dave Finn recently landed the fish of a lifetime, ‘Scruffy Bob’ from at a massive 61lb 12oz, a new lake record. The current British record for a carp is held by Dean Fletcher who caught a specimen weighing 68lbs 10z at the Wasing estate fishery in Berkshire in 2016. Craig Smithson holds aloft a fish that looks set to be the new British record Crucian Carp. Article dated 24th September 1969", "Taxidermy fish trophy: Record eel goes up for sale", "All Ireland Species Action Plans - Pollan Coregonus autumnalis", "A Fisherman's Tale: The Monster Fish of the River Frome", "largest Sturgeon captured by Rod and Reel with a picture and published", "Did Sturgeon ever breed in British waters? Records to include the angler, species, weight, date, venue, also referenced with a recognizable publication. Think the trout record is similar to this. 3-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). the biggest ever carp, UK. The fish in question include: Black bullhead Catfish (Ameiurus melas), Doctor fish (Garra rufa), Fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas),[205] Largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides), Smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu), Siberian sturgeon (Acipenser baerii), Sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus), Topmouth gudgeon (Pseudorasbora parva), Sunbleak (Leucaspius delineatus),[205] Walleye (Sander vitreus). Congrats Robby 71-04", "Britains biggest carp denied official record", "Drennan Cup holder Neill Stephen's sensational 9lb 5oz Chub", "British Record Crucian carp - Full Story", "New British record crucian claim submitted – 4lb 11oz Dorset specimen", "Grass carp catch is the biggest made in Britain", "Grass carp catch is the biggest made in Britain/limbrickfishery.co.uk", "The British grayling record is smashed! Email or Phone: Password: Forgot account? The former record carp had a weight of 68lb 1oz and was nicknamed The Parrot. The Mirror Carp is a variety of the Common Carp with a lifespan to well over 25 years. Telephone: 01282 863225 Fax: 01282 865710 admin@colnepark.lancs.sch.uk Welcome to the World Record Carp Facebook page, where you can read everything about the latest carp fishing world record. Fisheries.co.uk - a guide to day-ticket angling in the UK. 2 talking about this. A carp eclipsing the current UK record of 68lb 1oz has been banked, but its captor will not be submitting a claim, Angling Times can reveal. Note that this does not apply to non indigenous fish which are included on the main record list which are, This page was last edited on 7 January 2021, at 00:10. Fishery owners feed their fish, and it’s no different at Holme Fen.”, © 1962-2019 Bauer Media Group (Image credit: Angler's Mail) Water widely unheard of until 2012’s 101-pounder. 845898), Privacy & Cookies Policy | Privacy Settings | Terms & Conditions | Competition Terms & Conditions | Complaints. Martyn Lowe (46) slipped his net under the huge mirror weighing 71lb during a two-day session at Cambridgeshire’s Holme Fen Fishery. This keeps the keep it real people happy and also the people fishing for these monster fish. One of the most notable events to happen in UK carp fishing history was the exciting news from July 1930 that a new record carp had been captured from Mapperley Reservoir, Nottingham - a … MOST WANTED! Here are a few of those that never made the record list, with the reason why in bold: These fish are classed as a significant risk to our native species and if caught must be removed immediately to protect the wider environment and should be reported to the Environment Agency (EA). Wayne Mansford, 38, caught the huge fish which weighed 75lb – 7lb more than the existing record, however he's scared of backlash by angling purists, reports Mail Online. A heavier carp, called Big Rig, came from RH Fisheries in Shropshire in 2016. the 71lb NEW record carp that won’t be claimed... November 4, 2019 A carp eclipsing the current UK record of 68lb 1oz has been banked, but its captor will not be submitting a claim, Angling Times can reveal. Registered Office: Media House, Peterborough Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6EA H Bauer Publishing, OB user sync. Since Carp don't qualify as meat and Catholics are supposed to avoid Meat on … “Martyn has chosen not to submit a claim this time, but if he was to change his mind then the fish will be judged fairly and on its own merits.”. It beat the old record by 10lbs … The weight of the fish when stocked into the water from which it was caught. A. 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Brit angler lands world record 16.5st carp after fighting with beast for 80 mins John ­Harvey, 42, caught the freshwater giant at a lake in Thailand, where he has lived for 14 years mirror These include the weight of the fish when stocked into the water from which it was caught, the length of time the fish has been in the water of capture since its stocking and whether the fish reached the weight with the help of supplementary feeding by the fishery owner. Have two records. 2017 Big Plated. The record claim of 68lb 8oz was reduced to 68lb, one ounce below the current record. Nick Simmonds, Secretary of the BRFC, said: “Any captor wishing to submit a claim for a potential record carp may do so and the committee will consider each claim on its own merit under certain factors. Official list’s ‘biggest British carp’ is 68 lb 1 oz. at Tanyard Beck / Daking Brook / Cawthorne Dike. 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Crucian carp (Carassius carassius) Barbel (Barbus barbus) 3-spined stickleback … ", "Young angler nets biggest ever silver bream", "Angling: Burbot – little devils may be lurking in East Anglia", "69lb 13oz carp known as Big Rig smashes the current British record", "Wokingham angler Dean Fletcher claims new carp record", "New British Record – Dean Fletcher's Story! Kev Wilson | For The Record. A new lake record for Busters Lake: 60lb mirror carp! The larger ones are often given names and anglers will travel from far away to try to catch (and release) a particular fish. Records correct at time of update 2019 All records on this page are published in good faith for information purposes only. Martyn was alluding to the BRFC’s decision in late 2018 to reject the credentials of the Holme Fen mirror known as Captain Jack, which was caught by Vinny Parker at 69lb 10oz in September 2018. There is no such thing as a Native Carp in the UK. This film details the incredible story of how Kev Wilson, a young man dubbed for greatness, gave up carp … That mighty mirror carp, The Parrot, lived in Berkshire’s Wasing Estate but it has sadly now passed away. A good specimen would be into the 30 to 45 lbs mark. “The BRFC have raised the point of carp waters being excessively fed in the past, but this is happening at every other fishery in the country. Mark Fossy from Chicksands reeled in a carp known as Captain Jack, the largest living carp in the country, at the renowned Holme Fen Fishery in Cambridgeshire on Sunday, May 20. 5 oz 8 dr Bleak caught by David Selley on the River Lark 2017. A carp has obliterated the British record by more than 15lb, though it won't be claimed. Although Martyn’s fish was stocked at a much lower weight, and would stand a strong chance of being accepted as the new bona fide record, he has chosen to stay out of the limelight. As a riverine fish it developed/evolved the big head and sleek body shape to make it flow dynamic. The 83lb 4oz mirror, which was heavily spawnbound, was caught from the Carp Lake on the exclusive Wingham syndicate in Kent. The origin of the fish and its history prior to stocking. This fish has died a couple of years ago. There have been many ambiguous record claims over the years. However, he revealed that he has been deterred from potentially taking his place in the record books following the rejection last year of another huge Holme Fen mirror by the British Record Fish Committee (BRFC) on the grounds that it was stocked into the lake at too high a weight. Wingham's Big Plated at a huge 83lb 4oz. Wild Carp were brought over by Monks from the Danube area, where they evolved, as Christianity spread across Europe. 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