Total Carp

September 2005


ON SALE – 26-8-05



What’s occurring in the wonderful world of carp fishing?


The Dawn Of A New Era

Total Carp investigates as The Carp Society unveils ambitious plans for the kewelin its crown, Horseshoe Lake.


Beat The Ban

Many Venues have a long list of rules, but these restrictions needn’t affect your catch rate. Neil Smith demonstrates.


Bon Voyage – Part Two

Having shown you how to book and plan your first trip to France, Simon Scott and Viv Shears this month embark on their journey to their destination…Angling Lines’ Lac De Remy.


Rig Of The Month – Part Seven

Richard Stewart shows you how to tie the one rig he’d take to any venue. A safe, bent-hook rig.



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.



Derek Ritchie helps another TC reader with his carp fishing. This month it’s 16-year-old Lewis Cook’s turn, as he asks Del how to get the best from PVA.



Every month we ask a well-known angler to reveal his favourite rigs. This month it’s Mike Winstone’s turn.


A Forgotten Art

Float fishing for carp can be a deadly tactic, but how many anglers really give it a good go? Jan Porter shows you how to get the very best from this underused approach.


Top 10 Teasers

Carp Fishing tutor Myles Gascoyne reveals his 10 most-asked questions and gives you all the answers.


On The Mark

Jim Foster and James Armstrong show you how you can catch on your first visit o a new lake.


Undercover Carping – Part Two

After last month’s stalking success, TC editor Marc Coulson reveals his three favourite rigs for catching carp in the edge.


Total Tackle

Eight pages of the latest and greatest carp tackle for you to check out.


Hit The Spot

A marker rod is an essential item of tackle, but which ones are worth spending your money on? Total Carp bench test 13 of the best.


Lane’s Way

Dave Lane comes face to face with another 50lb-plus carp, takes a trip to France and puts a few good fish on the bank.


PLUS: We have four pairs of the awesome Shimano Power Aero XT6000 reels to give away, you could win a complete set of luggage and a revolutionary chair from Korum, collect the first token in our £3,000 Trakker competition and much, much more.


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