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Big Carp Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From $4.00 per issue For over 20 years Big Carp has been the serious carp anglers favourite read. Written and read by the world’s top anglers, dedicated to English thoroughbreds, a history of excellence.

The UK’s only proper carp mag with articles from Britain’s top carp anglers past, present and future. Aimed at the angler who not only wants to know what catches but why! Many exclusives from anglers all over the country, in depth technical features on baits and rigs, on the bank interviews with successful anglers both well known and unknown. Life histories of famous anglers, monthly prizes to win holidays tackle and bait. Exclusive diaries Rob Maylin and his friends. Keith Jenkins monthly column “Made in England” featuring the biggest and most beautiful carp caught that month. Big Carp is for the angler who wants more out of his fishing than just catching fish, it is for the angler who wants to know the history of his chosen quarry and the venue it resides in. Big Carp has something for everyone, from the novice angler keen to learn the latest edges from the top anglers to the season pro just keeping abreast of the country’s most important captures.

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They're avin' it!
Yes, and as you would expect at this time of the year, the phone is ringing off the hook with tales of monsters banked and those lost!
Consequently this month’s piece from Keith Jenkins is packed to the gunwales with proper English monsters and definitely not to be missed if you like looking at huge, scaly beauties. Likewise, our regular diarists have been outdoing themselves on the banks this month with some classic encounters from Ed Betteridge, Sean Leverett and Ian Stott. Speaking of Ian, he’s having a tremendous year again, giving Welly a real spanking with some colossal mirrors and even bigger commons. His series continues into next year with loads of crackers from both Elstow and Welly.
Speaking of new series, we kicked off the Ben Dowers’ series last month, and this is turning out to be a mouthwatering piece. Not only did he conquer Horton Church Pool, but when he turned his attentions to the notoriously difficult Car Park Lake at Yateley, guess what? They kept coming to the bank.
The Rotary Letter has become a firm favorite this year due to one overriding fact – the lineup! What a great team of thinking minds we have this time around. No wonder the carp world is buzzing about it. I think it’s a great balance of old and new, which gives answers that reflect both sides of the coin. Dave, Lee and I are old school for want of a better phrase, while Jon, Ed and Sean have a fresh new look at some age-old problems. The outcome is quite incredible and the information generated will prove invaluable I’m sure.
For over 20 years Big Carp has been the serious carp anglers favourite read. Written and read by the world’s top anglers, dedicated to English thoroughbreds, a history of excellence.

The UK’s only proper carp mag with articles from Britain’s top carp anglers past, present and future. Aimed at the angler who not only wants to know what catches but why! Many exclusives from anglers all over the country, in depth technical features on baits and rigs, on the bank interviews with successful anglers both well known and unknown. Life histories of famous anglers, monthly prizes to win holidays tackle and bait. Exclusive diaries Rob Maylin and his friends. Keith Jenkins monthly column “Made in England” featuring the biggest and most beautiful carp caught that month. Big Carp is for the angler who wants more out of his fishing than just catching fish, it is for the angler who wants to know the history of his chosen quarry and the venue it resides in. Big Carp has something for everyone, from the novice angler keen to learn the latest edges from the top anglers to the season pro just keeping abreast of the country’s most important captures.

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   Full of good articles Reviewed Friday, 26 July 2019
Always a good read
   Full of new ideas Reviewed Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Always and interesting read
   Highly engrossing Reviewed Thursday, 18 July 2019
One of the best of its type
   Top of its class Reviewed Thursday, 11 July 2019
One of the best fishing magazines
   Top Mag Reviewed Wednesday, 27 May 2015
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