Ian 'Chilly' Chillcott
Ian is one of the most well-known carp angling journalists in the UK, havig written for many major publications and several smaller ones. He's also a frequent face on FishingTV, appearing in a number of our shows and series.
Although he is usually found chasing down the bigger specimen carp, he's just as happy targeting other species including catfish in the Ebromaniacs series.
Former UK carp record holder, Chris Yates is a well known and respected figure in the carp angling world. He's a journalist, author and a traditional angler at heart.
He is perhaps best known for his appearance on BBC2's A Passion for Angling, as well as his love for using vintage tackle.
His passion for fishing is matched only by the joy he feels when surrounded by nature, and by the twinkle-eyed enthusiasm he displays for sharing that with viewers.
Adam is one of the UK's top carp anglers and instructors and is regular contributor to various angling publications in the UK.
He often appears on FishingTV and is more than happy to share his experience and secrets with viewers to help them to increase their chances of catching that personal best carp.
Keep your eyes open for the exclusive FishingTV series 'Addicted to Carp', in which Adam meets well-known anglers to quiz them about their obession with chasing carp.
To describe Jerry Hammond as a keen angler is passing up a brilliant opportunity to use the word 'obsessive'. Fortunately he owns a well-known fishery, which allows him to indulge his obsession, and has given him a wealth of skill and knowledge as a carp angler.
In the series The Compulsive Angler we examine that passion and how it has shaped him, while in The Year of the Compulsive Angler he talks us through the seasonal changes at his Carthagena fishery.
Dave Springall is a carp angling journalist and bait consultant with a reputation for targeting specific carp, whether they're record breakers or just well-known fish - the one big one in the lake, for example.
He pops up on FishingTV here and there sharing his tips for this kind of angling - check out some of those clips here.
Des Taylor has been there, seen it, done it, caught the fish and got the t-shirt. He's a real all-round angler - he even has a Great White Shark to his name. But for Des the fish are just half of the picture - for him the surroudnings and the connection with nature that fishing provides are just as important.
He's a guide, instructor and angling journalist, and frequently appears across the whole FishingTV network sharing hints, tips and experiences of targeting various species on a variety of waters.
Former Olympic decathlete Dean Macey is a household name, but now that he has hung up his running shoes he's free to focus on his other passion in life - fishing. As with athletics, he's an all-rounder rather than a specialist, as happy targeting carp in the UK as he is taking on monster catfish in the Mekong.
In addition to his own Dean Macey's Fishing Adventure series he appears in a number of other FishingTV shows, a selection of which can be found in this section.
After some years of allround specimen angling, Joe's one true is for carp angling, along with the wonder and amazement that it holds. HIs particular interest is in devising and making his own baits. He regularly rights on the subject in the carp angling press, and also works as an angling instructor.
He has made a number of contributions to FishingTV on his specialist subect, and others, a selection of which can be seen here.
Mark started fishing at the age of four and spent the next 8 years targetting anything thats swims, until at the age of 12 Ihe caught his first carp by design, a monumental common carp of 6lbs! From that day on he has been hooked on carp fishing only taking a brief break from carping when he was 16 to join the England Youth Match Team.
Today he works as a carp angling journalist and his series Day Ticket Carping is available to view on FishingTV. He also appears in a number of other FishingTV shows.