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Big Carp Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $2.58 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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The Connoisseur’s Collection
I’ve been planning this particular issue for several months, a Good Looking Carp Special showcasing the best looking carp in Britain. These ‘themed’ magazines have become very popular this year… ‘The Bait Issue’, ‘The Monster Carp Special’, ‘Off the Beaten Track’… all very different but with certain key elements linking them all, i.e. big, dark, scaly beasts, off the radar proper carpers, keep it real venues and definitely no product orientated articles i.e. adverts pretending to be articles. I have a passion for the type of carp that I have just spoken about, these big, old history fish, scaly warriors and black backed beasts so as you can imagine this issue was a real pleasure putting together.
Then as if by magic, just as I was looking for a lead article my good old mate Dave Lane caught the Burghfield Common bang on cue. The Burghfield common epitomises everything that a classic English common should be like, not only is it a big, dark, scaly beauty, but it is almost the size of a railway sleeper too. Surely it rates as one of, if not THE best-looking carp in the country.
Dave has stepped up to the mark in fine style as he takes yet another Big Carp cover this month. It’s been a while, but Dave has had some great BC covers in the past – Horton and Conningbrook being my favourites, but this month’s is my favourite of ALL time.
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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