Carp Team England are the officially appointed team recognised by The Angling Trust, the UK governing body for angling. We’re an amateur sports team made up of men and women from all walks of life. We’re unpaid, unfunded, and amazingly passionate about both our sport and representing our country.
Angling is one of the most popular participant sports in the world and carp fishing is the most popular and fastest growing area of the sport. In the region of 2 million people fish in the UK alone. It’s even more popular across Europe and the rest of the world.
F.I.P.S ed is the International governing body for competition fishing and they host the official World Championships events for all freshwater fishing disciplines. Teams from as far afield as Russia, USA, South Africa, and across Europe compete in friendly, international, and World Championship level events.
The World Carp Fishing Championships has been running since 1999. Thirty one nations are registered to compete. England are currently ranked third in the World.
Angling’s a brilliant sport and for more info about angling and how to get into it, please visit www.getfishing.org.uk
Carp Team England are kindly hosted by RK Leisure and are based at their magnificent Wraysbury Complex on the west side of London