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 2014 issue...
WELCOME Tim Hodges takes his hat off to weekend anglers and muses over some interesting moves within the trade.
WHAT’S OCCURRING All the most notable recent goings-on in the wonderful world of carp fishing.
INSIDE THE MIND The long-awaited return of carp fishing maestro Jim Shelley, as he gets his chance to put the record straight.
WYCHWOOD COMPETITION This is your opportunity to win a complete floater and stalking setup.
NATURALS Simon Pomeroy continues his series on naturals. Crayfish are this month’s topic.
SUBSTRATES Learning more about the world that carp live in will help you catch more of them. We get to the bottom of substrates.
ACF MEETS We delve into the impressive album of underground carper Spencer Butler and find out what fuels his passion.
30PLUS COMPETITION Another chance to win some rods in this 30Plus competition.
THE BOUNTY HUNTER Jon McAllister reveals more of his motivators and what he’s been getting up to at Oxforshire’s Stoneacres.
OFF THE BEATEN TRACK Dedicated angler Ben Hinton reveals his special approach for fishing the mighty River Thames.
UP NORTH Legend of the north Dave Moore visits an old haunt that has changed beyond recognition. He’s pleasantly surprised!
I’LL DO IT MY WAY Tim Hodges continues his quest to crack the secrets of Dovecote Lake.
WHERE’S THE SNAG? We all know that carp like snags to hide in but how can you successfully fish for them? Tony Smeets explains how.
TACKLE AWARDS Your chance to win a prize for just simply voting for your favourite tackle items
THE CAMPAIGN ANGLE Ed Betteridge is on fine form and continues where he left off on his awe- inspiring big-carp campaign.
FOREIGN FORAYS Sean Clee accompanies his friend Dave Lidstone to France on his mission to catch 50 fifties by the time he is 50.
TARGET ACHIEVED Pro boxer Warren Fenn details his latest triumph out of the ring – the capture of Red Spot from Thorney Weir.
PLANO BOX COMPETITION You could be one of 15 winners in our Plano storage box competition.
Q&A Every day is a learning day and there is no such thing as a stupid question. The best way to learn is to ask an expert. THINKING BIG ACF’s big-carp stig, Matt Jackson, arrives all guns blazing at Horton’s Kingsmead 1.
GEARGUIDE: TACKLE We highlight some of the latest carp fishing goodies available to you.
GEAR GUIDE: BAIT Looking for the next wonder bait? Check out the latest offerings.
GEAR GUIDE: SPECIALS A more in-depth look at some of the latest products to hit the market.
TESTED The ACF team reviews some of the products that it has been using lately.
CARPING COURT A case is put before the court that claims anglers are ignoring the obvious.
THE BAITING GAME Ray Pulford explains that there is more to feeding your swim than you thought.
CARPING STARS If we could all predict the future we would all catch more carp. What’s yours? BIG-CARP DIARY Adam Penning starts his exclusive diary for ACF. He’s been a busy boy. TALES FROM THE BIVVY Freezing conditions and a psychopath are all part of a day’s fishing for Dave Levy.