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 September 2015 issue...
Welcome Max Hendry introduces the September issue and highlights his pick of the month. What’s occurring Find out who’s won, what’s up for grabs on the web, and what’s going on in the new social scene section… New beginnings A new southwest syndicate, overrun with marauding crayfish, has thrown up a prized gem for Myles Gibson.
Four seasons of carp Oz Holness details his latest year in angling, starting with his spring captures from the start of the year.
All in a day’s work Unfazed by the pressure of a live feature, Ed Betteridge went on to land three stunning commons up to 32lb 10oz from Bundy’s Pit. Penn competition Two sets of three Penn Affinity 8000 reels worth £899.94 up for grabs! Evolution of the overhead cast Terry Edmonds talks you through a casting technique, never seen before in print, that’s put eight per cent on his cast.
Not just a walk in the park Far from an easy water, Lewis Read recounts the trials and tribulations of Wellington Country Park, including carp over the magical 50lb barrier. My greatest Capture ‘Little’ Jon Coxhead relives his greatest ever capture in the form of Arfur from The Car Park Lake, involving an enthralling baiting campaign. A welcome home After returning from France, Carl King went on to land his target fish from Cleverley Mere – the mesmerising Hendrix.
Big dreams… big orange Elliott Gray’s time on The Car Park Lake amassed memories that will stay with him forever, topped by a true history fish – Big Orange. Down by the river Just two rod lengths wide, and home to a 34lb mirror, James Pierce’s local flow has thrown up a few surprises. ACF meets From a young age, hassling his dad to untangle his line, Dan Chart’s passion for angling grew into a big-carp obsession. Nash competition Ten sets of the new Citruz range of pop-ups, as well as the liquid concentrate, must be won. The roll of a lifetime Dan Taylor amazes us with the capture of another 50lb Wingham’s carp; that’s three in just one month.
Live with marvin wait Dark, scaly carp were the perfect result for Marvin on a small, intimate syndicate, live for the ACF cameras. Gear guide: tackle A host of new tackle gets reviewed by the ACF team. Gear Guide: bait From nuts to liquids to pellets, we take a look at a wide variety of carp baits. Gear guide: specials A brand-new, high-end alarm, Greys’ top-flight Aircurves and a giant Prologic two-man bivvy get a close examination. Tested The team takes on some long-term product tests to give you the ins and outs, detailing their findings.
Conquering kingsmead Kev Hewitt switches from Horton to Kingsmead 1, with his versatility landing him two 40lb giants. The big-carp diary Adam Penning targets a new water with a very special prize, catching from the off.
The soapbox “The carp are just a part of it” – Ian Chillcott divulges why his passion for carp angling is as strong as ever.