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 March 2015 issue...
WELCOME Pete McKenna welcomes you to the last of the winter issues.
WHAT’S OCCURRING Check out our readers’ winter catches and a few goings-on in the world of carp fishing, including a new foreign threat.
MEDWAY MAGIC Wes Coggeshall gives us the exclusive full story of him banking the new Medway Valley record carp at over 50lb.
RHINO COMPETITION Here’s your chance to win a seriously useful bit of kit – a custom-built boot liner for your car – no more motor mess!
INSIDE THE MIND Jim Shelley recounts another month of hauling, but it didn’t all go quite to plan. He is human after all...
THINKING BIG ACF’s stig, Matt Jackson, travels to Farlows to try and tempt a cold-water carp while experiencing apocalyptic conditions.
TERMINAL TWEAKS Lewis Read details how the simplest of rigs can be made equally effective as the plethora of ‘fandangled’ rigs in use today.
EFFORT EQUALS REWARD Luke Vallory gives us the lowdown on his successful preparation tactics, which resulted in a hugely successful campaign.
TOP 3 EDGES ACF’s Dan Murrell reveals three of his top edges that have helped him catch carp from day tickets and huge inland seas.
TAILS UP COMPETITION If you want some cold-water formulated bait then this is your chance.
NOT JUST ANOTHER CASTING FEATURE ACF spent the day with Mark Hutchinson to understand the nitty-gritty of it all.
ADVENTURE CARPING PART 2 Adventurous angler and class photographer Oli Davies verses the second chapter of his big trip due south.
MY GREATEST CAPTURE Under the radar superhero Roy Allen reveals his greatest ever capture. Wow!
WINTER WATERCRAFT Half man, half carp, Simon Scott explains how he gets the most out of his bank time during the winter months.
WEED KNOWLEDGE Our aquatics authority, David Lidstone, educates us on a new invasive species that’s just arrived – the quagga mussel.
QUICK-BITE TACTICS Check out a variety of ‘not your average’ tips and tricks that are sure to stand you in good stead until the water warms up.
GEAR GUIDE: TACKLE Another selection of gear goes under the spotlight, from rucksacks to terminal tackle,with all the information you need.
GEAR GUIDE: BAIT Check out the detailed reviews of some cold-water-suitable baits that are bound to get a reponse from sleepy carp. GEAR GUIDE: SPECIALS In-depth reviews of Water Wolf’s underwater camera, ESP’s new rod quiver and Pallatrax’s GRIPZ hooks.
TESTED The ACF team puts more gear through its paces in their own fishing and offers honest appraisals.
COLD-WATER SUCCESS Winter-carping ace Nick Helleur explains his ever-successful tactics and mind-set for the challenge of winter.
POM’S PONTIFICATIONS Mr Marmite himself waxes lyrical again about the things in the carp fishing industry he finds most distasteful.
BIG-CARP DIARY The legend that is Adam Penning pens another enthralling diary of a wonderful month in his fishing world.
TALES FROM THE BIVVY Essex geezer extraordinaire, Dave Levy details a howler of a story from many, many moons ago. It’s a cracker!