tcf March Issue – Out Now!



Road Trip
tcf editor Gareth Purnell has a pole fishing plan to catch big perch on the Great Ouse.


Alternative Angle
John Bailey’s in for double-figure surprise as he targets roach on his beloved River Wensum.


Commercial Break
Alex Bones shows that when the going gets tough , dead maggots will get those carp going.


Anything But Carp
Ian Welch shows you some tricks that will catch you bigger gravel pit pike.


Arthur’s Legend
Keith recalls a character called Bill Harris, who would only ever fish for ‘goers’.


In Conversation With… Martin Founds
The Anglers World Holidays boss talks about the future of Irish fishing and his favourite destinations.


Winter Carping
Ali Hamidi is giver 90 minutes to catch a wise old club water carp as the mercury plunges.

Floodwater Barbel Challenge
Old tactics versus new on a coloured and high River Kennet.


Frome Fighters
Big-fish angler Pete Reading goes a-roving for grayling on the Dorset Frome.


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
23 pages of top gear in focus that includes Shakespeare’s brilliant value-for money Mach 3 reels and Preston Innovations’ X5 seat box.


Cracking Competition
Up for Grabs! Over £2,000 worth of Greys centrepin reels, 13ft/15ft Prodigy Float Rods and Neoprene waders.


tcf Guides

Species Guide: In focus – the UK’s top predator, the pike.
Pole Clinic: Pole rig shotting patterns with APF’s Mark Williams.
Barbel Rig Clinic: Pete Reading’s rig for tempting ‘educated’ barbel.
Technique Guide: Everything you need to know about fishing the stick float. 

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