tcf November Issue




Commercial Break

Alex Bones drops in on Maver Larford Lakes to show how to catch the bream on its Specimen Lake on the Method.


Anything But Carp

Ian Welch has a predator headache, as he seeks out big rudd on Frensham Pond


The Apprentice

The boys go in search of canal carp, but find it tough going.


Angling Adventures

Jeri Drake gets to grips with the fearsome Namibiam tiger fish..


Arthur’s Legend

Keith recalls the 1976 drought and the day he fished his first-ever National.


In Conversation With Terry Fell

The reluctant National Federation of Anglers president outlines his vision for the sport.


Played With Braid

Gareth Purnell tackles the shy-biting, Pellet-loving shimmer population of Ferry Meadows Lake.


Andy Love The Dane

Andy May goes on a roving adventure for chub on Cheshire’s beautiful River Dane.


River Rover

Former record holder Ray Walton visits his beloved Hampshire Avon in search of barbel with big meat baits.


Travelling Light

Jan Porter takes a trip down memory lane.


The Korum Challenge

Hit our targets to claim an exclusive badge and be in with a chance of winning £300 of Korum gear.


Top Tackle

31 pages of top gear in focus, including budget free-spool reels on test and Daiwa’s new Mission multi-LED headlamps.


Cracking Competitions

£1,750 worth of Korum clothing up for grabs.

Win Sonu:Baits Skinz goodie bags in our £1,000 comp.


tcf Guides

Species Guide: The golden-flanked rudd.

Pole Clinic: Part one of how to elasticate your pole.

Bait Guide: Flavours and colours, including how to enhance your meat, corn and pellet baits.

Rig Clinic: Ali Hamidi’s favourite pop-up boilie rig.

Technique Guide: 17-page special on mastering the groundbait feeder.

Knot Guide: How to tie the four-turn water knot.

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