August 03, 2009
Benson, “Britain's Favourite Carp,” Goes Belly-Up
By Dave Hurteau
From The Evening Telegraph:
Today anglers and children around the country are mourning the loss of the 25-year-old common carp who passed away in the Kingfisher Lake near Peterborough on Wednesday.
Benson ha[d] grown to a staggering 64lbs and been caught by more than 60 anglers across the world.
He has also brought fame to his home at Kingfisher Lakes and to himself – for being the most famous fish in the country.