Total Carp magazine – February 2006

ON SALE – 27-01-06



Happy Days

We challenge a known angler to catch for the TC cameras on a day-only session. Where they go and the tactics they use is up to them – but they have to catch.


Try This!

In the first part of a brand-new series where we uncover some alternative ways of catching carp, Tony Makepeace reveals an interesting float-feeder rig…



Local lad Andy Towli is struggling to catch on his local syndicate water, so Derek ‘The Don’ Ritchie shows him some super-attractive hook baits that’ll catch anywhere.


The Bait Kitchen

Bait. What, when, where and how? It’s so confusing at this time of year. Not according to Gaz Fareham.



Have you ever wanted to pose a question to one of the country’s best carp anglers? Now’s your chance, as Dave Lane answers TC readers questions on all things carpy.



A last-gasp cracker is caught in the final minutes of this month’s Battlecarp replay. So who has the last laugh, Danny Fairbrass or Garth Ethelston?



Northern Monkeys

Do you want to succeed on a pressured venue this winter? Neil Smith shows you how to catch when the odds are stacked against you.




This Method feeder will self-destruct in five minutes. Revealed, Craig Waddington’s exploding Method feeder.


Know Your Knots

Total Carp reveals four, ultra-reliable knots for you to try. Perfect them and your rigs will be improved.


Startin’ Carpin’

Cast further and more accurately with the Korda boys’ guide to casting.


Rig Zone

If you’re looking to catch some day ticket carp this winter, Iain Macmillan has a few things to show you that might just help…


Lane’s Way

Dave Lane is on the bank as much as possible at this time of year. Why? Because there’s no better time to bag a big ‘un…


PLUS: Six pages packed full of the latest tackle; The best winter sleeping bags money can buy get put through their paces; Six, brand-new Prologic Spider Domes, worth £230 each, up for grabs and lots, lots more.


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