In August’s issue we report on the threat to maggot supplies, as carp anglers turn back the clock in search of big fish and highlight some of the reasons why anglers are turning away from the region’s rivers.

Also in the feature packed issue, priced only £1.99


Slide-rule To Success

England’s Simon Willsmore demonstrates how to fish the all-but-forgotten art of slider fishing, an essential weapon in any internationals armoury.

Commercial Clinic

In his series on commercial fishery tactics, White Acres’ Clint Elliott explains how to master fishing soft paste on a running line.

Wag And Wait

Gary Barnett travels to Sway Lake in hope of catching an elusive 3lb stillwater roach.

Cutting Edge Carping

In the latest part of his new series on carp tactics Tim Wagner looks at how to get the best out of PVA mesh.

£2,000 FAPS pole Competition

Win a £2,000 FAPS IX 9000 Competition Match pole.

Big-Fish Adventures

Our southern specialist discovers a local pond that’s home to big stillwater chub.

First Impressions

Including a look at Daiwa’s Pro Barbel rod and Dynamites Baits’ new XL pellets range.

Where To Fish

We spotlight four top waters in the south plus John Wright brings you news from the regions in form venues.

£1,800 Dynamite Bait Competition

Win one of 10 big boxes of Dynamite Baits new XL range of groundbaits and feeds.

The Heat Is On

Bob Wackrell finds the roach on Hampshire’s River Blackwater unable to resist a maggot, even on the hottest day of the year.

The Ivan Marks Story

In part six Ivan talks about how casters revolutionised match fishing the late1960’s.

Match News

We preview the inaugural Garbolino Southern Matchman of the Year Fnl at Witherington Farm and highlight some top ton-up waters.

Bad-peg Bonanza

When is a bad peg not a bad peg? Vernon Johnson gets a few surprises when he tackles an unfancied West Country swim.

Arthur’s Legend

Keith recalls snowstorms and sixties away day matches on the Great Ouse.


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