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26 Jun 2017
by CARPology
Only a self-proclaimed carp freak can ace this quiz
Consider yourself to be something of a seasoned history carp pro? Then take our test and find out just how good your carp fishing history knowledge is...

You know who invented the Hair rig and who came up with the KD Rig, right? Below are 15 questions which are designed to prove whether you really know stuff when it comes to who invented what in carp fishing. Get 15/15 on this quiz and we salute you, CARPologists...

1) Which company was the first to use Teflon as a coating on hooks? They also produced the famous ‘Ritchie Macdonald Bent Hook’ in the early 90s.

Nash Tackle
Partridge of Redditch
Ashima Hooks

2) Who is credited in the book 'A Century Of Carp Fishing' with designing and making the first controlled bait boat?

Rod Hutchinson
Kevin Maddocks
Pete Regan
Pete Springate

3) In what decade was the first safety lead clip launched?

70s
80s
90s
00s

4) Who designed and created the Rolaball in 1984 – a device which made rolling boilies so much easier and quicker?

Kevin Nash
Rick Gardner
Martin Locke
Cliff Fox

5) The floating retainer sling was the brainchild of which tackle design extraordinaire?

Dave Ellyatt
Jim Gibbinson
Terry Eustace
Jon Jones

6) Who introduced leadcore to the carp fishing world in 1987?

Lenny Middleton
Keith Sykes
Dave Chilton
Rod Hutchinson

7) Which angler/company duo first made fluoro pop-ups commercially available in 2003?

Terry Hearn/Dynamite Baits
Frank Warwick/Dynamite Baits
Dave Lane/Mainline Baits
Mike Willmott/Essential Baits

8) Which angling pair came up with the PVA Funnel Web System?

Rob Hughes and Simon Crow
Danny Fairbrass and Damian Clarke
Steve Spurgeon and Chris Rose
Gary Bayes and Kevin Nash

9) Whilst Dick Walker was acclaimed to producing the first bite alarm, it was in fact one of his close friends who came up with the idea in 1949. Who was it?

Bob Richards
Pete Thomas
Bill Quinlan
Maurice Ingham

10) Today’s carp growth-rates can be dated right back to the 1970’s when one man developed the ‘High Nutritional Value’ (HNV) bait theory. Who was that guy?

Fred Wilton
Terry Dempsey
Jack Hilton
Geoff Kemp

11) Which bait company who brought us ready-made boilies?

Essential Baits
Richworth
Nutrabaits
Mainline

12) Who invented the monkey climber?

Rick Gardner
Martin Locke
Les Bamford
Del Romang

13) In what year did Fox launch their first ever bite alarm – the Micron SX?

1990
1991
1992
1993

14) Snake-Skin was the first ever coated hooklink material to be launched, but what was the year?

1990
1993
1995
1997

15) Who is credited with coming up with the STS (Self Tensioning System) mechanism (a system which offers up masses more headroom that you used to lose on traditionally brolly systems) that Fox use on their award-winning Supa Brolly?

Scott Day
Kevin Nash
Chris Manifold
Cliff Fox
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And when it comes to tackle design and invention, there's one company which does it better than most: Fox International, as proven with their brand-new MK2 Supa Brolly System which now comes in a camo pattern!

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