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Big Carp Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From £2.50 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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Big Carp Magazine  |  Feb-17  


Target Carping
Before I get to telling you about this issue’s theme, I have just one observation to make about this month’s issue – it’s full of monsters! I can’t remember putting a magazine together for a very long time that had so many really big carp in it. It’s quite astounding!
So 'Target Carping'… It’s not that long ago that target carping had quite a different meaning than today’s very popular type of approach to carping. Many of our older readers will no doubt remember that the goals we set ourselves each season were much simpler: twenty twenties in a season, a carp in every month of the year, personal bests… these were our early days targets. These days however things are much different… We know exactly what swims in every bit of blue on the map, and not only that but we know all its habits, its weight and its shoe size. To me this is not a bad thing necessarily, as it does give the dedicated angler the chance to set specific targets on a variety of venues, hence the popularity of today’s target carping and the subject of this month’s 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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   Full of good articles Reviewed 26 July 2019
Always a good read
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Always and interesting read
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One of the best of its type
   Top of its class Reviewed 11 July 2019
One of the best fishing magazines
   Top Mag Reviewed 27 May 2015
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