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 August 2014 issue...
Welcome Tim Hodges encourages all the parents out there to get their kids into fishing. The future of the sport depends on it.
What’s Occurring All the most notable recent goings-on in the wonderful world of carp fishing.
Penners In Session Adam Penning visits the legendary Snake Pit, offering plenty of valuable insight with almost every move that he makes!
22-Carat Gold Practise what you preach. Simon Pomeroy proves that what he preaches does work.
A Carper’s Path… Not one to shy away from a challenge, Dave Little takes on the notoriously tricky Shallow Lagoon of St Ives.
WIN JRC Competition Your chance to win a set of three top-of-the-range, solar-powered alarms.
Fishing For Geezer’s Nash’s Paul Robinson recounts the best season of his life on Cleverley’s Top Lake. We love it when a plan comes together!
The Piston Rig Doing something different always causes the carp problems, and this is different.
Thinking Big Big-carp supremo Matt Jackson puts his money where his mouth is during a live session at Essex’s impressive The Quarry.
Foreign Forays Thierry Seon proves that with careful observation it is possible to catch them under your feet, even in huge inland seas.
ACF Meets We interview the geezer that is Jerry Hammond, highlighting some of his most awe-inspiring captures over the decades.
Watercraft… The Forgotten Art John Baker isn’t just a bait guru. He’s been carping long enough to work out most things, including the art of watercraft.
Top 3 Edges Southern Angler Of The Year James Pierce reveals his top three edges for success.
Q&A More carpy conundrums solved by the experts, with some great prizes on offer.
The Bounty Hunter Jon McAllister has been a busy man, but still managed to enjoy another fine month of angling on Linch Hill’s Stoneacres.
I’ll Do It My Way Tim Hodges is starting to get a feel for the lake and even managing to catch a few.
Understanding Nature Learning to understand weed and the role it plays in the underwater environment will help you to catch more carp.
The Campaign Angle Solid performer Ed Betteridge details the start of his latest campaign. He’s already having it away. Go on Ed!
Horton Reborn Prepare to be amazed at the stunning regeneration of the Horton complex. The finished result simply beggers belief!
30Plus Competition Two complete sets of alarms and indicators are up for grabs.
Gear Guide: Tackle From rods to swivels, another load of the latest and greatest gear is reviewed.
Gear Guide: Bait This month’s top selection of carp baits for you to consider using.
Gear Guide: Specials The ACF team takes a more in-depth look at the latest offerings from the trade.
Tested Another variety of new gear is put to the test. Find out how it fared.
Judgement Day There is nowhere to hide from the judge; he will punish you if you are guilty.
Talking Point We take a broad look at what the future holds for carp fishing.
Carping Stars Whether you believe it or not, don’t be surprised if your stars prove to be bang on.
Big-Carp Diary Matt’s final month as ACF diarist is here… and he has a lot to tell. Tales From The Bivvy Darrell Peck delivers a great read, where a jealous punisher has his ego squashed.