Total Carp January 2007
On The Straight And Narrow
Tired of enduring cold, blank winter sessions? Nick Helleur has just the place for the best winter fishing in the country – your local canal.
10 Top Paste Tips
Paste is a brilliant but underused bait in the carp angler’s armoury. Find out how to make the most of it.
On a difficult day Joe Morgan puts his growing reputation on the line as he attempts to catch a carp live for the TC cameras.
Creating An Edge
If you want to make your freezer baits stand out from the crowd, and give yourself an edge over rival anglers then this is for you.
Bayes On Bait
Gary Bayes, the first person to capture a 60lb-plus UK carp, reveals his thoughts on winter baiting.
What items of tackle does top carp angler Ben Hamilton take fishing with him? We find out.
In Search Of Winter Gold
Catching a 20lb winter carp isn’t as hard as it sounds, if you get your tactics right. Dave Levy explains.
How To Tie Safe Bent-Hook Rigs
TC editor Marc Coulson explains why you never have to use long swept-shank-hook rigs.
The Truth About Carp Baits – Part Six
What Heathrow Bait Services supremo Ian Russell doesn’t know about pop-ups is not worth knowing , so who else would we ask to reveal the truth about buoyant baits.
Pick Of The Bunch
With literally hundreds of unhooking mats on the market, how do you know which one to spend your hard-earned cash on? TC helps you decide, as we test five top mats.
This month some of the nation’s top specimen carp anglers answer questions on bait colour, fishing with braid and rigs for winter carp.
Amid bagging a number of big carp, Dave Lane has discovered that there’s more to struggling in winter than meets the eye.
PLUS – Readers letters, six pages of the latest and greatest tackle reviewed, Reader Review, collect token two of The Best Comp In The World, £17,000 Trakker comp and loads more.