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 May 2015 issue...
WELCOME Max Hendry introduces the latest issue…
WHAT’S OCCURRING Who’s won what this month, and a horde of excellent prizes for the one coming.
THE MAGIC OF MYSTERY Targeting the unknown off the beaten track has rekindled Elliott Staff’s desire for big-carp angling.
PREBAITING There’s more to this technique than meets the eye. Myles Gibson details his approach so that you can avoid the blanks.
WHY I LIKE… Marcus Howarth extols the virtues of stiff mono rigs.
DEEP-PIT DREAMS A busy work schedule didn’t prevent Rob Gooch bagging two forties on a Bedfordshire deep clay pit.
STICKY COMPETITION Will you be one of four lucky winners to receive a £150 Sticky Krill prize?
THE SPOMB SLINGER Brad Greening explains the clever technique that he and his brother happened across by accident.
QUEST FOR A PARK-LAKE 40 Continually tweaking his approach sees Matt Jackson trip a few park-lake carp up on his second outing, but has the big ‘un evaded him again?
CHOD-RIG TWEAKS Mark Casper reveals a simple trick to avoid hook-pulls while using chod rigs.
MY GREATEST CAPTURE It may have taken three years, but Alex West regards his capture of Heather The Leather as his greatest.
ESP COMPETITION We have no fewer than 10 of the excellent ESP quiver systems to give away – get involved.
THE BIG-CARP MIND-SET Are the key facets to big-carp angling learnt or do they come naturally? Elliott Gray sheds light on the subject.
CARP FISHING NIRVANA Can Roy Russell catch live for the ACF cameras on a gravel pit that is rarely fished?
ACF MEETS After falling in love with carping at a young age, Stuart Morgan reflects on a passion that still burns brightly.
WILD CARPING Dave Little continues to relate astounding tales of particularly exceptional River Great Ouse carp.
REFLECTIONS Loz Smart has rekindled his passion for angling, avoiding busy crowds and reaping the rewards in the process.
GEAR GUIDE: TACKLE Four pages full to the brim of the latest tackle for you to spend your hard-earned cash on, there’s something for everyone.
GEAR GUIDE: BAIT A wide range of bait products for you to consider with the onset of warmer temperatures and spring conditions.
GEAR GUIDE: SPECIALS Gardner line, new TF Gear black big pits, the Vizor Lite from Chub and Prologic’s Mimicry line all go under the microscope.
TESTED The team tests a range of products and gives their honest verdicts – there’s even a toastie maker…
GET CONNECTED Do you tie yourself in knots when trying to select the correct main line? Tony Smeets explains all.
MAXIMISE YOUR TIME A short time frame doesn’t mean that you should miss out on the fish of your dreams, says Wes Coggeshall.
BIG-CARP DIARY The ever-interesting Adam Penning has to think on his feet and adapt his approach to nick bites where others can’t.
THE SOAPBOX An interesting take on ‘sponsor’ and ‘consultant’ titles from Steve Collett will open your eyes, whether you agree or not.