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 February 2015 issue...
FREE INSIDE 32-page 'What's New 2015' gear guide.
WELCOME Pete McKenna welcomes you to a diverse and typically seasonal issue of ACF.
WILD CARPING Dave Little’s successes on the River Ouse prove that carving your own path can lead to an epic string of events.
NASH COMPETITION Here’s your chance to win some top-end warm winter clothing from Nash.
WINTER WATERCRAFT – MATT EATON Gifted, intuitive angler Matt Eaton discusses his time-served approach to cold-water carp location – it’s a real eye opener!
ACF MEETS Modesty and incredible captures are in abundance as we meet the affable Roy Allen to uncover his angling highlights.
TOP 3 EDGES Successful winter angler Alex West reveals three edges that make all the difference.
FOREIGN FORAYS Solar’s Geert Ooms travels due north to target the huge carp of Carplantis. THE CAMPAIGN ANGLE Mr Consistent – Ed Betteridge – details how his winter campaign got off to a flyer. The man cannot stop catching big carp! WEED KNOWLEDGE Aquatics authority David Lidstone explains what happens to plant life in cold water and how the carp respond.
MY GREATEST CAPTURE Nash’s young gun Mike Wilson recalls the capture of his new foreign PB – a fish that blew him away during a red-letter session.
WINTER WATERCRAFT – DAVE MOORE Carp-fishing encyclopeadia Dave Moore opens a vault of factual info, which he uses to locate, and catch, carp in cold water. ADVENTURE ANGLING Geezer extraordinaire Oli Davies uncovers the first half of an exciting adventure on the Continent, with big carp abounding. POM’S PONTIFICATIONS Straight talking and hugely passionate angler Simon Pomeroy sheds more light on some dark corners of the industry. GEAR GUIDE:TACKLE Find out all you need to know about this selection of different tackle items.
GEAR GUIDE: BAIT In-depth analysis of more winter- specialised baits. Food for thought...
GEAR GUIDE:SPECIALS TFG’s new rods, ESP’s winter suit and JRC’s latest shelter go into the ACF review spotlight and get the full examination.
TESTED Check out the honest appraisals of the gear the ACF team have been testing. WHERES THE SNAG? Man-mountain Tony Smeets concludes his intriguing snag fishing series with some practical advice for hit ‘n’ hold success. BIG-CARP DIARY Check out Adam Penning’s musings of another month in the wonderful world of carp fishing. As usual, it’s a great read!
TALES FROM THE BIVVY Pete McKenna wraps up the mag with a tale that defines the meaning of ‘div’.