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Anglers hoping to catch $100,000 prize this week

You know the old saying, “A bad day of fishing beats a good day at work”? Well, a good day of fishing this week is going to offer a huge payoff. Organizers of the first-ever Connecticut Carp Open fishing tournament … Continue reading

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Connecticut anglers could win $100k in state’s largest fishing tournament

Connecticut’s best fisherman are competing this week for a $100,000 top prize at the Connecticut Carp Open Fishing Tournament. The top prize will be awarded to the angler who certifies the new Connecticut state record for catching the largest carp … Continue reading

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$100k grand prize at stake in 100-hour fishing tournament on Connecticut River

It’s not an easy way to make $100,000, but it’s certainly impressive. The Connecticut Carp Fishing Tournament kicked off on Monday, starting a 100-hour competition to catch the most carp. Whichever angler breaks the current record of catching 43 pounds … Continue reading

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Competitors try to win state’s first carp open fishing tournament

With $100,000 on the line, the state’s first carp open fishing tournament started on Monday with 40 anglers competing for the top prize. These anglers will head to the banks of the Connecticut River for the week-long competition. One of … Continue reading

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Fishermen Seek $100,000 Jackpot At Carp Open

On a bank of the Connecticut River, with the Hartford skyline part of the night view, John Tsilfides holds a fishing pole with both hands as he tries to maintain balance at the water’s edge and slip on a pair … Continue reading

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In The Media: North Country Now: Brits leave Waddington as reigning Carp Angling World Champions

WADDINGTON – An English duo walked away with the Carp Angling World Championship cup after defeating nearly 60 other teams from 16 countries and 14 U.S. states during the recent 115-hour battle on the St. Lawrence River. Read the rest … Continue reading

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In The Media: Watertown Daily Times: Carp anglers compete through Thursday downpour

MASSENA — Growing up outside of Manchester, England, Stuart J. McKenzie was lucky to catch a few carp in a day. Over the last five days on the St. Lawrence River, Mr. McKenzie has reeled in more than 80. Mr. … Continue reading

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In The Media: Detroit Free Press: Eric Sharp: Spending all day, and night, at Carp Angling World Championships

WADDINGTON, N.Y. — By the end of the first day of the Carp Angling World Championship, the team of Mihai Aciu and Bogdan Bucur, from Chicago by way of Romania, had dumped more than 440 pounds of mixed ground grains … Continue reading

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In The Media: Fox 28 WNYF: Carp Championship Attracts Anglers From Across The Globe

Fishermen from all over the globe are in St. Lawrence County this week for the Carp Angling World Championship. “You just have lots of public access, bank space, a great environment with all the communities here, they have embraced carp … Continue reading

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In The Media: YNN: Carp Angling World Championship kicks off

It’s a small town along the St. Lawrence River that is drawing worldwide attention. Waddington, officially the second best fishing town in the US, is now hosting the 2011 World Carp Angling Championships. Tournament Director David Moore said, “People from … Continue reading

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