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Tuesday's Quote of the Day

09:28 UK time, Tuesday, 4 August 2009

"We are all rocked by Benson's death. She was an iconic carp" - Fishery owner Tony Bridgefoot on the death of a 64lb celebrity carp.

Flags are at half mast in the angling world. Benson wasn't the biggest carp in Britain. She wasn't the hardest to catch, being hooked 60 times over the years. But she had a beauty and accessibility that people loved. Apparently.
More details (the Times)

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