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Big Carp Magazine BC178 Back Issue

View Reviews   |   Write Review Only £3.99 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. .. read more

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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Confidence + Commitment = Success
A new season special issue this month with a technical edge to it. The cover story features Ben Selby, a Big Carp regular with a history of Big Carp captures. Ben is one of the new breed of thinking anglers who not only catch consistently from tricky waters but know why they are catching when others aren’t. Ben’s piece is all about being different in your approach and covers a whole host of useful topics to put more fish on the bank. From hookbait positioning to rigs and bait, Ben divulges those little edges that can make all the difference. .. read more
Roger Perry appears with the second part to his article examining confidence on the bank, not only with rigs and bait but lead arrangement, baiting up and rig positioning; all vital parts to the jigsaw, which, once the angler is confident in them, allow us to spend much needed time on location and watercraft. Some sound advice from both these guys.  read less
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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