FEATURED ON THE FRONT PAGE OF THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
The American Carp Society made history in 2005 by hosting The World Carp Championships on the St. Lawrence River in the State of New York.
One Hundred and One teams of two from 17 countries competed for a 1 million Dollar purse for breaking the NY State record as well as $50,000 in cash and prizes of 2 Chevrolet Colorado trucks. This event made Global news as the most famous Carp Anglers in the World wanted to be part of History. The participants read like a 'whose who' of carp angling.
This event made the Front page of the Wall St Journal as well as garnering television, radio and news coverage nationally. The American Carp Society was awarded the Keys to the St. Lawrence Corridor, New York and received recognition from then New York State senator, Hillary Clinton for the economic impact of the event to the area.
The 2005 WCC held by The American Carp Society set a new global bar for financial payouts in a professional Carp Angling competition.