Alan has been fishing solely for Carp since 1970 and since then has enjoyed some amazing successes including three UK 50lb+ carp, one Common, one Leather and a Mirror. He has also spent time in France, Belgium and Holland tackling some of the most challenging and beautiful waters Europe has to offer.

Alan’s articles have appeared in many of the UK’s most popular carp fishing magazines, and he has been a regular contributor to the B.C.S.G. Magazine ‘The Carp’ for over 25 years. He has also appeared in fishing DVD’s both in the UK and abroad and been a guest speaker at various venues around the UK, including the Wembley Conference Centre.