Advanced Carp Fishing

April 2006

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Jacko On Carp

Mr Nice Guy, Lee Jackson, has certainly caught his fair share of big fish. But how does he do it? This month Jacko turns target man and reveals his secrets.  


Bait Kitchen

Pellet posers, boilie bafflements and flavour flounderings all feature heavily in the bait guru’s kitchen. Tony Mills answers your questions.


Moore Meanderings

What effect does temperature have on carp and should you take this into account when prebaiting? You certainly should. Resident professor Dave Moore explains all.


Northern Lights

Lee Birch goes through the agony and ecstasy of carp angling. This is riveting reading as Linch Hill and Selby Three Lakes get the Birch treatment.


Great Scott

This popular series delves into the mystery of small carp. Where do they go and why don’t match anglers catch them. Dr Carp himself, Simon Scott, tells you why.


Nash Double Top Comp

The real innovator of carp fishing, Mr Kevin Nash, produces a gem of a bivvy and you can win one. We have got five to give away.



Steve Renyard goes back to his roots for this month’s Weekender. Expect the usual thrills and chills as the lake freezes up for realist Steve. Is he crazy?


Castle’s Class

The real boffin of the carp world, Pete Castle, gives us the lowdown on water colour. Discover how you must change your tactics accordingly.


Greys Platinum Comp

Do you need a set of new rods for this season? We have two sets of three Greys Platinums to give away worth nearly £1,400. 


Cash’s Corner

The legend that is Richard Farnan has been on the prowl for all things carpy this month. Read his ramblings as this feature quickly develops a cult following… his words.


Five-Minute Interview

Big Bill, bait maker Bill Cottam, is our man in the spotlight. Whether it’s essential oils or boilies, he’s the man. But what do we know about him? Gawthorn’s Way

Dave’s been there, done that and got the       T-shirt! Exclusive to ACF, Dave looks at his choice of equipment. It’s an unsponsored-tackle fest!


Small-Water Stalking

The living scarecrow, Steve Noctor, reveals the tactics that have seen him land fish in excess of 40lb. Awesome stalking skills are on view.


Why, Why, Why?

Mr Media himself, Leon Bartropp, begins an exclusive series for ACF. He starts by looking at watercraft from a different angle. Before, during and after. Very crafty – er cunning.


Carp Idol 2006

We bring you the biggest, brightest and boldest new talent. The Daiwa-backed competition sees Jim Matthews telling us to keep it simple. You need to read this!


Inside The Mind

Larger than life, and also controversial, Jim Shelley gives his verdict on the future of English heritage fish. Step up on the box Jim.


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