Advanced Carp Fishing is aimed at the aspirational carper. If you've caught your first twenty, or if you simply want to catch much bigger fish, this is the magazine for you. It's packed full of easy-reading features, eye-pleasing photos and loads of top tips from the best carp anglers in England. In our view it's the carp magazine that sets the standards others aspire to.
Here's what you'll find in the January 2014 issue...
Welcome Editor Tim Hodges reflects on a lengthy carp fishing career and concludes that nothing much has changed in 30 years.
What's Occurring The most notable recent events and captures enjoyed by our readership.
The Campaign Ed Betteridge Derby-based big carper Ed Betteridge details his autumn campaign on the mighty Burghfield.
Maggots Killed And Krilled Maggots are a proven winner in winter and ACF shows you how to make them even better.
Inside The Mind Captor of more big-pit carp than most, carp fishing machine Jim Shelley tells us how it¹s done.
Boilie Perfection A step-by-step guide to how to make perfect boilies. John Baker continues his informative series.
My Greatest Capture Darryl Dunn recalls his greatest capture, when he finally put the absolutely stunning Hendrix on the bank, even though it wasn't the biggest carp he had caught.
A Taste Of Adventure European pioneer John Llewellyn relives an epic session at the dizzy heights of what the Continent has to offer. This is some seriously inspirational stuff.
Come And Have a Go... Into the ACF ring goes kick-boxing fanatic Rich Seeds, when he visits Hampshire¹s Hordle Lakes for his day-session showdown.
Q&A Our panel of experts is here again with all the answers to your carp fishing conundrums.
JRC Competition Your chance to win the NEW JRC Radar DS Solar alarms. We have three sets of three alarms for you to win so get entering
The Campaign - Lee Wagner Lee has been catching loads of carp since his campaign on Kingsmead Island Lake started, and this instalment is no different!
ACF Meets Mike 'Spug' Redfern There is the normal world and there is the world according to Mike Redfern, aka Spug. We take a look at how it all started and where he is now. It's a great read with some brilliant, nostalgic pictures.
Tackle Awards We asked you to vote on all your favourite products, companies and other carp-related categories and here are the results.
An Undercover Conquest Carpy character and cover star Oli Davies prevails in his efforts to conquer a mysterious small and snaggy pit on limited time.
Top Three Edges ACF's very own Pete McKenna reveals a trio of crafty edges that he believes make all the difference when chasing wary carp.
Gear Guide: Tackle ACF takes a look at some of the many items of tackle on offer to the carp angler from camera bags and PVA to boots and chod-rig kits.
Gear Guide: Bait What bait shall I use? We help you decide.
Gear Guide: Specials An in-depth look at the latest products.
Gear Guide: Tested All the latest tackle and bait, tested by our team of keen anglers on the bank.
Talking Point Guesting, or is it poaching? We ask the people who it affects for their views.
Dave Lane's Diary It's the usual 'nothing is simple' month for Dave, including self-inflicted travel difficulties and a hauling session.
Tales From The Bivvy The entertaining Ian Chillcott recounts a spooky story involving a miraculous capture and an albino guinea pig.
Fox’s new Royale Carp Barrow is the perfect solution for transporting your gear to your swim. It’s very nice to be able to park behind your swim so that you don’t have to cart the mountain of gear that the modern carp angler takes for a session. Most venues, however, don’t allow you to do this, so you have to accept the fact that you are going to have to walk your gear to your chosen spot. This is when you need a barrow, which makes it so much easier.