Crafty Carper Magazine
02/18/2017 at 19:21. Facebook
We are pleased to announce that the March winner of our Sticky Baits Catch Column is 14-year-old Jack Lennox-Robb, who is a mad-keen carper from Maidstone, Kent. We love this great picture of his awesome 27lb 10oz mirror caught from Home Pool (Chad Lakes) Stow-On-The-Wold, and it’s a real character of a carp. You can clearly see how happy Jack is with his capture. We can all see why, and...
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Crafty Carper Magazine
02/17/2017 at 19:31. Facebook


Following the huge success of the original Rock Steady Back Rest System, the Rock Steady Back Rest System V2 has finally arrived.

After extensive feedback, eighteen months of field testing and countless design modifications, Bank BUG has produced something rather...
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Crafty Carper Magazine
02/17/2017 at 14:49. Facebook
Earlier this week, we recieved a delivery of goodies from our friends over at The Hungry Carper so decided to treat ourselves to some really tasty bacon sarnies! The RidgeMonkey Connect Combi Set has really come in useful today and worked a treat for cooking for the whole of Crafty HQ...Thanks guys!
Keep an eye out to see other tasty treats we get our teeth into next week...
Crafty Carper Magazine
02/14/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Have you got questions you'd like answering about carp fishing?
Is there something you'd like one of our expert anglers to give you advice on?
Send your questions to and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes, courtesy of Sonu Baits The official Nash Tackle page Mainline Baits and Mistral Baits UK, and have your question published in Crafty Carper too!
Crafty Carper Magazine
02/14/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
***Out Tomorrow!***
In the March issue of Crafty Carper, there’s a selection of fantastic features which are sure to get you thinking while out on the bank. Our monthly slot, The Rig Mechanic, is back, and this time, Essex-based carper and tattoo artist Rob Theobald reveals one of his favourite pop-up rigs which has served him very well. We’ve also got a great interview with the man behind...
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Crafty Carper Magazine
02/14/2017 at 11:25. Facebook
IT'S HERE, Carping Mad 3 by Mike Spug Redfern is now on the printing presses and will be launching at the Carpin' On Carp Show on the 11th & 12th of March. If this new book is half as good as Spug's debut offering, then it will have you in fits of laughter, but be warned, it is a limited print run which will sell out very very quickly. Order your copy now at [ Link ].
Like a good bargain? Fosters of Birmingham have got a super deal on Coleman Gas, you can pick up 6 x C500 canisters for only £17.99 (RRP £39.99) don't miss out stocks are running low: [ Link ]

C500 Gas Pack of 6
There's a great deal to be had at R.G. Baits this weekend!
Get entering!
Check this out, awesome new clothing from Rig it
10 Years Searching For Lost Souls....

As it’s our 10th anniversary in March this year… yes I know, doesn’t time fly, I thought I’d write a little about DNA Baits’ journey through these last ten years. Both ups, and downs. Today, after a lot of hard work, I feel we are slowly becoming established as one of the UK’s larger bait companies and certainly one of the largest direct sale bait...
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If you've not seen the newly released #Eurobanx3 then it's a must watch! Some awesome footage and some epic carp.
If you've got the winter blues and want some inspiration to get out on the bank, this will certainly do the trick!
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CARP FISHING - EUROBANX 3 with Alan Blair and Oli Davies - Nash Tackle

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Take a look at this year's Carpin' On Carp Show line up of entertainments, it's going to be a great weekend, see you there!
Are you still getting out fishing? well we are looking for your winter captures to feature in our Crafty Carper Sticky Baits Catch Column. Pictures = Prizes and submitting your catch reports could not be easier. Simply use the "submit catch" link on the Crafty Carper website and you could feature in the next issue.
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***Open Day This Weekend!***

If your local water has a lid on it, there's no point in sitting around and waiting for the ice to melt, head down to the grand opening of Fishing Republic's new store in Milton Keynes on saturday 28th of January!

Meet Iain macmillan angler and Alex Bransby who will be on hand to give their expert advice on the day, as well as a free goody bag for the first 150...
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With the launch of Mike Spug Redfern's 2nd book "Carping Mad 3" on the horizon, we just had to let you know that Spug's first book "Carping Mad 1" is now available from Amazon as an e-book. It's a fantastic read and will have you smiling from ear to ear, but it's not for the faint-hearted (or the young). We cannot wait to get our hands on a copy of the new book which will be launching at a...
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Carping Mad! (1)
It wasn't long ago that Linear Fisheries Official made the decision to restrict the use of maggots on their waters, so, in true Crafty style we decided to take a closer look into the effects that our wriggly friends can have on fisheries, and got the opinions of a few people from a variety of areas within the carping world.
Pick up a copy of the February Crafty to find out more!

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***The Great Crafty Debate***
Each month, we ask our panel of experts what their thoughts are on carpy related subjects.
This month's question is:
'Rig camouflage - How much difference do you think it really makes to your success?'

What are you thoughts on rig camouflage?

Find out what our experts had to say in the current issue of Crafty!
Scott Lloyd Mike Bridges Lawrence East Marvin Wait