Total Carp magazine – April 2006 issue

ON SALE – 31.03.06


Rig Zone

One of the leading authorities on catching carp, Lee Jackson, shows you the rigs he wouldn’t go fishing without.


HELP! – Part Two

With buzzers screaming and hands trembling Andrew Harding alls on Derek ‘The Don’ Ritchie to help him land his first carp.


Carp Crew Revisited

Jan Porter and Neil Smith revisit the scene of Discovery Home & Leisure’s Carp Crew. How did they get on?


Thinking Big

Have you ever fancied stepping up from a runs water to a big pit? Gaz Fareham shows you how to make the next move and progress your angling career.


Buzzers, Bleeps & Bobbins – Part One

Chris Rose and Steve Spurgeon show you how to get the best from your bite indication – vital if you want to catch more carp.



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.


Battlecarp 2

Northwest favourite Frank Warwick enters the fray in a Battlecarp match-up against Midlands’ ace Danny Hale.


Laid Bare

We dip into some well-known anglers’ tackle boxes, rucksacks, rod holdalls and bait buckets to find out what they’re using. This month TC’s Jon Bones opens his tackle box.


Happy Days

TC challenges a known angler to catch on a day-only session. The venue and tactics employed is up to them. Can Gary Lowe succeed?


Liquid Gold – Part Two

Convert your ‘standard’ baits into guaranteed carp catchers with the addition of a liquid. Bryan Jarrett is the oracle on this subject.


Junior Carp Star

Rising carp star Tom Dove is one of the brightest talents to hit the scene in some time. TC editor Marc Coulson caught up with Tom to find out more.


Who’s Best?

Carp anglers like to think that their rigs, baits and tactics are superior to other disciplines. But is this the case? We pitch a carp angler against a match angler to find out.


Lane’s Way

After a gruelling winter, spring is finally here and it’s time to get out there and get catching.



Six pages packed with the latest tackle, the new Chub Outkast rod and Wychwood luggage get examined by the TC team, we have eight of the latest Nash bivvies up for grabs, 13 overnight shelters are put through their paces in Bench Test, win a set of camou rods, £4,000 worth of new Sensas Carp UK bait must be won and lots more.


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