Tag Archives: Carp

Korda Thinking Tackle Podcast #015 – Dr Mark Wheeler PTSD Special

Carp fishing Dr Mark Wheeler from iCarp is an award winning psychologist who works on a research project, exploring the mental health benefits of taking groups of military veterans with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) away on carp fishing trips. Mark set up the Angling Institute of Countryside and Angling Research Projects (iCARP) alongside his… Read More »

PTSD & Fishing

Recently we met up with Mark Wheeler, a PhD researcher from Essex University who is studying the effects of PTSD. Mark has been investigating the effect that angling has on PTSD sufferers, how beneficial it is, and whether it could be a cure for the disorder. On his most recent PTSD fish-in, we caught up… Read More »

iCARP Military veterans french research trip – Le Queroy – Korda and Mainline supported.

Late October/Early November 2018 Dr Mark Wheeler and the iCARP team took 10 military veterans with a diagnosis of PTSD away to Le Queroy lakes for a week long psychology research study. Danny Fairbrass from Korda generously donated tackle and bait to help us put the trip together. A huge thanks to Korda and Mainline… Read More »