CARP INSIDER – WITH THOM AIRS
BACK in 2004, Dave Lane became the first angler to catch five British fifties – and he hasn’t let up since. The carp-angling landscape has changed dramatically since then and the number of domestic 50pounders has exploded, but a glance at Dave’s catches (below) reveals all you need to know. There are no easy options and no shortcuts on his list of eight fifties, and each one of them is an historic fish in its own right. The only question now is where next?