Angling trio can’t stop carping on about their monster haul from Fenland fishery

THREE anglers from Wisbech caught a total of 55 fish in 72 hours at a Fenland fishery - with one landing a whopping 39lb carp.

Lee Moore’s monster catch was part of 1124lb worth of fish pulled from Willowcroft Fishery in Wisbech St Mary by the trio in three nights.

In total, Moore pulled four carp (from 14lb 10oz to 39lb) and 14 catfish (from 14lb 14oz to 28lb 4oz) while Ian Papworth landed 17 cats (from 141b 10oz to 28lb 4oz) and five carp (from 14lb to 33lb 8oz).

Jay Chilton caught 16 carp (all above 14lb 2oz) as the trio excelled using maggots as bait.