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 July 2015 issue...
WELCOME Editor Max Hendry introduces you to a feature-packed issue. AND THE WINNERS ARE… Check and see if you won any prizes in the May issue of ACF.
ESTATE LAKE GIANTS How Roy Allen had the session of his dreams, capturing The Parrot at 62lb, one of five fish in a session and currently the biggest carp in the UK.
LEA VALLEY HERITAGE Karl White enjoys an awesome red-letter trip, banking several carp to 43lb for the ACF cameras. SPOMB SLINGER MK2 Mark Tucker takes Brad Greening’s method one step further, changing boilie fishing with a Spomb forever.
ACF MEETS We take a look into the portfolio of superb Essex carp hunter Luke Stevenson, who possesses a truly stunning album of big carp.
WILD CARPING Dave Little explains how he has grown to love fishing for the unknown and nomadic river carp in the concluding trip on the River Great Ouse.
MY GREATEST CAPTURE The story of the former king of Pingewood Lagoon, The Jockey, is fondly told by fantastic Reading angler Nathan Bailey.
FREE SPIRIT COMPETITION Three winners will each win a set of the fantastic new Free Spirit CTX rods worth a total of £1,169.
TRIUMPH ON SHALLOW The affable Jerry Hammond enjoys springtime success on St Ives’ Shallow Pit, capturing a fish known as BJ at its first time over 40lb.
STONEACRES CAMPAIGN PART 2 Having begun to build a picture of the tricky Stoneacres lake, Myles Gibson’s campaign has built momentum as his fish tally gets going.
PARK LAKE DREAMS The notorious Dinton Pastures is the scene of success for Chris Beasley, where he banked its most prized residents.
BIG CITY LIFE The concrete jungle of our capital city holds stunning carp waters… like Alfie Russell, you just have to find them.
PASTURES NEW We get into the mind of Kev Hewitt as he takes on the challenging Horton complex and its wily inhabitants.
CHASING THEM DOWN Staying mobile and reacting quickly to fish actvity gives Chewy French an edge on Frimley Pit 3 – how active are you?
GEAR GUIDE: TACKLE A plethora of new tackle products get checked out by the ACF team to help you make your buying decisions.
GEAR GUIDE: BAIT A host of new bait products, from liquids and pellets to particles and boilies, are reviewed right here.
GEAR GUIDE: SPECIALS Aqua DPM products, the new Sonik bedchair, Penn 7000 Liveliner reels and a new Wychwood brolly go under the microscope.
TESTED A variety of products are tested bankside to give you honest feedback from the team.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND LIQUIDS There is more to liquid additives than just a base liquid and flavour. Cliff Davis explains why you should be using them.
LIVE WITH… ELLIOTT GRAY An emphatic session on Linch Hill’s Christchurch Lake sees Elliott catch some truly stunning carp.
THE BIG-CARP DIARY A trip to Cretelakes proved very fruitful for Adam Penning, as he recounts a truly biblical holiday.
THE SOAPBOX Mark Pitchers delves into the topic of snobbery and the discrediting of captures – is it really necessary?