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 2016 issue...
EDITORIAL Max Hendry expresses his views on today's carp scene in his monthly editorial.
WHAT'S OCCURRING The latest news and competitions from the social media side of carp fishing.
A TALE OF TWO FORTIES An astonishing weekend's angling saw Ash Bailey bank 10 fish, including two 40-pounders, in short, hectic feeding spells.
THE FLAT PVA BAG Lee Tompkins reveals a PVA-bag method that gives you the ultimate presentation for single-hook-bait fishing.
DREAM REALISED After a gruelling season on a rock-hard Chichester water, George Benos notches up his third UK fifty.
THE MULTI HINGE RIG Karl White reveals a full interchangeable take on the super-effective reverse combi rig that he has been using for two seasons.
AVID COMPETITION Two sets of three Avid Carp MSX 3.25lb rods can be won!
SCHOOL DAYS AT THE PLAYGROUND 2 Charlie Terry concludes his time on a Chichester club water, where he banked his first UK fifty at 54lb 2oz!
THE OVERNIGHT ANGLE Short-session specialist Lewis Russell recalls his stellar angling year.
MY GREATEST CAPTURE Mistaken identity meant Daniel Whitford missed the chance to weigh an upper forty, making it his most memorable capture.
FIVE FISH, FOUR FORTIES Myles Gibson began 2016 with a whopping bang, banking four forties in just two sessions at Christchurch.
SONIK COMPETITION The awesome Sonik Gravity X Spod and Marker rods are up for grabs.
ACF MEETS Essex angler Craig Stones explores some of the most pivotal captures that make up his angling career.
CHODDY WORKMANSHIP Matt Eaton explains how to transform your chod fishing and see your catch rates soar as a result.
LIVE WITH HARVEY WATSON We challenged Harvey Watson to catch live for the cameras, on a day-ticket lake home to true Leneys.
THE PVA-BAG TRICK Dan Taylor reveals a method that ensures tight baiting without the need for a Spomb.
AGAINST THE GRAIN Prebaiting and observation have been the key to Chris Elmey's success on his tricky syndicate water.
GEAR GUIDE: TACKLE A host of new tackle products get the once-over by the ACF team.
GEAR GUIDE: BAIT Sticky¹s brand-new wafter range, Spotted Fin boilie flavours and Mainline pop-ups feature in our complete guide to bait.
GEAR GUIDE: SPECIALS Four special reviews on JRC, Wychwood, Nash and Sonik products. Find out what they are here.
TESTED Daiwa's Basia AGS carp rod, a RidgeMonkey throwing stick and Gardner GT-HD main line go into the spotlight.
LIVE WITH... ELLIOTT GRAY After last month's in-depth look into zig rigs, Elliott Gray is challenged to put his theories into practice live for the ACF cameras, but how does he get on?
THE BIG-CARP DIARY The chill of winter hasn't stopped Adam Penning catching a host of stunning carp from Kent this month, including a near leather just shy of 30lb.