There's a nice photo of an angler 'giving it the big chuck' on the cover of issue 240 of Improve Your Coarse Fishing (IYCF). Kind of sums it up for me – that moment when a bait leaves your sight and you wait in eager anticipation...
Improve Your Coarse Fishing magazine is Britain’s best selling fishing monthly. The magazine is dedicated to helping anglers put more fish in their net. Detailing the latest tactics from the nation’s top anglers, Improve Your Coarse Fishing arms you with the vital information you need to get the most from your fishing. Read, learn and celebrate the joy of angling.
Here's a taster of what's inside....
So Beautiful, Catching Is A Bonus
The River Wye is Improve Your Coarse Fishing's 'Dream Destination' this month. And it's easy to see why this is so.
Worm For All Species
Natural baits come into their own during winter and Kieron Rich offers a worm masterclass.
In Underwater Angling, IYCF reveal how your feeder actually behaves and what to do about it.
Casters Are King
Crunch casters appeal to every fish that swims. Iain Swanson on how to use them.
Matt Hayes and Mick Brown on chub, barbel and pike. Memories and advice.
Look At The Medusa Rig
Alex Bones delves into Greek mythology and come up with the maggot Medusa rig.
Your bankside problems solved by IYCF's experts.
Fool The Into Feeding
'Badly mixed' groundbait could be the secret to a winter bag, shows Lance Chambers.
Thinking Carp – Winter Wonder
Just because it's winter is no reason to give up on carp. Specialist help for speci hunters.
Ten pages of new gear and tackle tests on rods and poles. Find a treat for Christmas.
OFFERS & COMPETITIONS
Take out a subscription to IYCF and get a free reel. CLICK HERE for the latest subscription offer.
Special reader offer: Buy an Avanti Hyperspeed pole for just £70 and save £130.
Win one of three fabulous Nite watches in this free prize draw worth more than £1200.
Thinking Carp Competition
Answer a question to win Korda components to make a fluorocarbon rig. 24 winners.
Bargain seatboxes from Chapmans Angling, plus a free £5 voucher when spending £50.
Win a Korum 3G 13ft medium float rod.
Improve Your Coarse Fishing is great value at £3.35, but you can usually save yourself money AND bag a FREE GIFt is you subscribe online. CLICK HERE for the latest offer.
At the time of writing, the Improve Your Coarse Fishing free gift was a Fox Evo fleece. Quite good timing, as it's snowing outside as I type this!
Winter is here and this heavyweight fleece has all the features you'd expect from Fox:
Thick, wind resistant fleece
High neck collar to lock out the cold
Elasticated waist and sleeve cuffs
Fleece lined pockets
Full length zip
Available in sizes Medium to XXXL, this superb fleece jacket has the editor's seal of approval.
The offer looks set to change very soon, though, so be quick! CLICK HERE to see what the latest deal is.
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