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Scary stuff? Anglers hunt for biggest carp

Updated: January 27, 2006, 9:03 PM ET
By Alison Mutler | Associated Press — Oct. 30, 2002

SARULESTI, Romania — Somewhere, rumor has it, there's a 90-pound carp lurking at the bottom of Sarulesti Lake here.

And more than 200 fishermen from 30 countries — with good reason to believe this is no tall tale — recently descended on this bleak plain to reel in the elusive creature.

"That's why we come all this way — for the big fish," 41-year-old British angler Steve Briggs said at the halfway point of the fishing World Cup, a six-day tournament.

An 82-pound ...

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