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Big Carp Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From €2.83 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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Old Warriors v Unknown Monsters

If I were to choose two types of carp that Big Carp readers love more than any others then old warriors and unknown monsters would top the list. But if I were to ask our readers to pick between the two, I'm sure the vote would be evenly matched. Luckily this month you don't have to choose because we've got both – a virtual extravaganza of hardcore carp porn.

Our cover story this month is the exclusive tale of one such warrior, Monks Pit’s monster, the legendary Porky, and caught by a legend too, as Derek Ritchie smashes his PB with his first ever UK fifty. Well done, Del Boy – very well deserved. Not only a fifty but some other big’uns too – a great little tale with some awesome shots, so cheers, mate. If you have not read Derek's book yet, take my advice and do so; it’s a fantastic read. There are lots of books around these days, but there's only one Don, so get it on your birthday/Christmas list – you won’t regret it.

This month’s issue is stacked out with so many thoroughbreds that I don't know who to tell you about next. Ok… Wayne Iszatt’s The Big Five – these are proper ones, a tale of dedication in pursuit of the old originals from a proper venue. Worth the cover price alone, Wayne’s story will inspire you to put in 110% effort every time in search of perfection.
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, July 26, 2019
Always a good read
   Full of new ideas Reviewed Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Always and interesting read
   Highly engrossing Reviewed Thursday, July 18, 2019
One of the best of its type
   Top of its class Reviewed Thursday, July 11, 2019
One of the best fishing magazines
   Top Mag Reviewed Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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