07th April 2014
British Carp Cups open the way for winning pair
It is with great delight that we can announce that the winning pair from this years event will go onto to compete in the British Carp Cups northern regional’s and if successful they will then fish in the national final for title of British Champions.
This is a fantastic offer made by British Carp Cups and it certainly puts a different angle on the competitive side of the event.
The qualifier that the Carping4Heroes winning pair will compete in will be at Selby 3 Lakes on the weekend of the 8th August and if successful they will go onto compete for £1500 and the northern title in the Northern Carp Cup final which will be held at Q Lakes over the weekend of the 26th September and if crowned Northern Carp Cup Champions they will then go onto the Emperor syndicate Lake in Devon over the weekend of the 7th November to compete against the other regional champions to battle it out for the title of the British Carp Cup Champions 2014.
We thank Mick and Belinda Coxon who now own and run British Carp Cups for offering this fantastic opportunity and supporting Carping4Heroes.
To find out more details on the British Carp Cups and how to enter please visit their website www.britishcarpcups.co.uk
07th April 2014
Another French holiday up for grabs
Yet again we have received fantastic support for this years event and we can add another french trip to the list with Blavet Valley Lakes donating another weeks fishing plus food package for one angler.
Blavet Valley Lakes is owned and ran by Gordon and Berny Dawson and is situated in Brittany, the 8 acre lake is set in 24 acres of woodland and has 14 swims with a maximum of 8 anglers on at anyone time fishing for the stock that go up to 55lb.
This will be added to our raffle prizes and we thank Gordon and Berny for their wonderful support and donation.
More details on Blavet Valley can be found at www.blavetvalleylakes.com
27th March 2014
Auction prizes confirmed so far
Below are the amazing auction prize’s we have confirmed so far for this year’s event plus details on how to bid:
1. 36hrs for 2 anglers on RH Fisheries The Monument Lake
2. 48hrs for 2 anglers on Richworth Linear Fisheries (except hunts corner lake)
3. A weeks fishing for 4 anglers at Carp France Fisheries which includes exclusive use of any of their 3 lakes plus exclusive chalet use, to be used towards the end of the 2014 season or early 2015 season. More details can be found at www.carpfrance.com
4. A weeks fishing at Exclusive Angling Holidays Rouge Lake for 5 anglers for the week commencing Saturday 11th October. More details can be found at www.exclusiveanglingholidays.com
5. A year’s bait sponsorship with Mainline Baits and Kent Particles which includes:
• 150kg of any Mainline boilies rolled by Kent Particles
• Mainline Pop ups and Dips
• Particles and Pellets from Kent Particles
• T-shirts and hats
(To win this amazing and unique offer you must be aged over 18 and have at least 5 years carp fishing experience)
This list is subject to change and we shall update as regularly as we can, but so far it’s looking like another outstanding lot of auction prizes.
The auction will take place on Friday 11th July at the event, however, you can submit bids now via email@example.com and the highest bids received will be that starting price on the night, remember we are raising money and not bidding for a bargain on eBay so only sensible bids will be taken.
A huge thank you to all the companies so far that have supported us, it is hugely appreciated.
27th March 2014
Raffle prizes confirmed so far
The raffle prize’s we have confirmed so far for this year’s event:
Reuben Heaton – 60lb Limited Edition England Scale
Enterprise Tackle – Goody bag of mixed items
Linear Fisheries – 48hrs for 2 anglers
Hull Angling Centre – Trakker Tempest Bivvy
CC Moore – 2 x Equinox bait packages and response liquid package
Dynamite Baits – Various bait packages
Sandhurst Lake – 24hrs for 2
Swim Tackle – Goody bag of mixed items
Korda – Various items
Fosters of Birmingham
Nutrabaits – 2 x £100 vouchers
Shortferry Angling – 2 x Goody bag of mixed items
Wright Tackle – Hopper Topper and drape
Wyreside Fisheries – 48hrs for 2 anglers
Custom Bait Solutions – 2 x £100 vouchers of freshly rolled bait
Etang de le Villotte – 1 weeks fishing plus food package for 1 angler
Black Country Baits – Bait package
This list is subject to change and we shall update as regularly as we can, but so far it’s looking like another outstanding raffle.
Tickets for the raffle will be available at the event, so you need to be there to be in with a chance of grabbing yourselves some of these amazing donations.
Thank you to all the companies so far that have supported us.
Q&A session tickets now available
So this years event is shaping up nicely with plenty of personalities, trade stands and other activities confirmed to occupy you all and this year we have something completely unique arranged for your carpy pleasure.
On the Saturday we will be hosting a Q&A session with two of carp anglings prominent figures in the shape of Adam Penning and Gaz Fareham, both of whom need no introduction to their talents and experience and as well as questions about their carping life being posed by our host, they will also take questions from the audience.
The Q&A session will be hosted by Daiwa and Nutrabaits man Brian Skoyles and will start at around 5pm in conjunction with the BBQ.
This will be a ticketed activity and is the only part of this years event that isn’t free, however, as well as learning some great tips and tricks and hearing some great carpy anecdotes you also get free food from the BBQ with your ticket, which are now available from the website and priced at £5 per person.
So in aid of Help for Heroes, visit the website and buy your ticket now www.carping4heroes.co.uk
11th March 2014
Carping4Heroes 2014 flyer unveiled
We can officially unveil this years flyer which features everything that we have lined up for this years event, Our thanks goes to Bev Clifford for allowing one of her staff members at Carp-Talk to design it.
So keep your eyes peeled for a flyer or poster coming to a place near you soon.
11th March 2014
T-Shirts now available to buy
With summer now around the corner and the weather finally starting to pick up we now have T-Shirts available to buy from the website shop.
These T-Shirts feature the union jack carp design on the rear and on the front of the tee #TeamC4H is placed along the right hand shoulder so it can be seen during those all important trophy shots.
There priced at £15 and available in military green, black and pink and in a variety of sizes, so visit the website and grab yours today or see us at ‘Carpin On’ where we will have a limited number with us.
11th March 2014
Q&A SESSION TICKETS NOW ON SALE
This year we are doing something very different to previous years and on Saturday 12th July during this years event we will be hosting a Q&A session with top carpers Adam Penning and Gaz Fareham, the session will compered by non other than Brian Skoyles who will interview both Adam and Gaz on their angling careers in front of an audience who will then be able to pose questions to Adam, Gaz and Brian.
Following the session the guys will hang around so you can chat to them in person and I will vouch that all 3 are the most approachable guys in angling and their knowledge and experiences are second to none.
Tickets are £5 per person and that includes a free BBQ as well, so why not get along and experience the event during the day then attend the Q&A session which will start at 1730hrs prompt.
Tickets can be bought via our website www.carping4heroes.co.uk/shop and we have 250 available.
10th March 2014
Ex-Military Carp Anglers secure sponsorship with Erics Angling
Pete Robinson has been in touch with us over the weekend to tell us that the Ex-Military carp team that will be taking part in this years event have secured a sponsor that will provide the team with clothing so that they all look smart on the bank during competition.
The sponsor in question is non other than well known tackle shop Erics Angling and is fantastic news for Pete and the lads concerned with the Ex-Military team.
Pete has also said that the team are looking to take part in a few more competitions throughout the year as well as this years Carping4Heroes event so anyone interested in representing the Ex-Military team need to give Pete a shout or visit their facebook page.
03rd March 2014
Mark Hogg to donate proceeds from talk
Mark Hogg, who is a good friend of the event and consultant for Taska and longtime fieldtester for Nutrabaits is delivering a talk this coming Friday, 7th March at the Brooklands Club in Maltby near Rotherham, doors open 7pm.
Mark is kindly donating the proceeds from the ticket sales to Carping4Heroes, so if your in the area and at a loose end then get yourselves along to what will be a fascinating and no doubt very witty evening and it will only cost you £5 entry on the door.
We will also be there with our stand and a selection of our hoody’s, wristbands and lanyard keyring’a so make sure you bring a few spare penny’s with you.