Total Carp Magazine – June 2006

Due Out: 26th May

Price: £3.25



With the football World Cup looming, the editor explains that it shouldn’t affect your fishing.


Carp Scene

This is your chance to have your say on all things carpy and get your mug in the mag.


Junior Carp Scene

If you’re under 18 and have caught some carp recently, we want to know about it.


News ‘N’ Stuff

What’s occurring in the wonderful world of carp fishing? Find out right here.


23 PVA Tips

The last of Tony Makepeace’s top tips for using PVA – there’s some real belters this month.


Ten Jobs For June

If you’re going carping this June, be prepared and check these essentials out.


Carp Thoughts

The greatest carp angler in the land talks about all things carpy – this month it’s rigs.


The Truth About Carp Baits

Colin Davidson on boilies – what are they, what are they made of and which should you use?


If I Only…

Marc Coulson reveals his take-anywhere bait.


Startin’ Carpin’

In the final part of their mega-series, the Korda boys show you how to care for your catch.


Rig Zone

One of the country’s leading authorities on rigs, Gaz Fareham, ties two for you to try out.


Battlecarp 2

Warwick v Macmillan in the third quarter-final.


Rich Tea Challenge

TC readers take on Derek ‘The Don’ Ritchie at his own game – catching carp!


Northern Monkeys

What are the marker and spod rods really for, and how should you use them? Read this…


Lane’s Way

Read all about another eventful, carp-filled month in the life of Dave Lane.


Total Tackle

More of the latest tackle and bait than you can shake a stick at. Check out what’s worth spending your wedge on.


Total Tackle Specials

Some interesting ready-tied rigs from Ultimate and the new Mainline Bait Syrups get the Total Tackle Special treatment.


Bench Test

You don’t have to spend a fortune on carp rods these days, as our ‘Rods Under £80’ test reveals.


Happy Days

Top junior carp angler Tom Dove continues to impress as we ask him to spend a day catching carp for the Total Carp cameras.



How have carp anglers’ rigs changed matchman Alex Bones’ approach and how can his rigs help YOU catch more carp? Read this fascinating piece to find out.


Laid Bare

Top carp angler, and all-round nice fella, Ben Hamilton reveals the contents of his rucksack.


All Aboard

Love them or loathe them, bait boats can be a deadly addition to a carp angler’s armoury. Max Cottis shows you how to get the best from yours and keep catching.


Copse Lake Exposed

We give you the guided tour of one of the country’s most famous lakes, which you could book today.


Fill your boots and make this July your best ever. Top tips on weed and how to use it to your advantage, as well as lots, lots more. Don’t miss your copy, on sale June 30th, or see page 152 of this issue for the latest, fabulous subscription offers.