2007 1st edition. 4to (175 x 251mm). Ppvi,432. Colour and b/w photographs, b/w illustrations. Green boards, spine titled in gilt.
"In this book we have put together a mix of articles selected from the Group's magazine, 'The Carp', together with specially written articles by members and extracts from the Group's Rotary Letters. We have tried to strike a balance between technical subjects and carp fishing stories, and our problem has been not so much what to include but what to leave out." Contents include:- The British Carp Study Group; Officials and regional organisers; Carp feeding behaviour by George Sharman; Bad vibrations by Ken Higgins; Cold weather carping by Bill Hopkins; My experience raising carp from eggs by Pete Mason; Observations on location by Richard Morris; King carp growth in natural waters by George Sharman; Braid versus the new 'Super Lines' by Chris Woodrow; Casting accuracy and improved baiting by Les Watts; Long distance carping by Charles Wilson; Moon phases and carp fishing by Chris Woodrow; A carp to remember by Chris Ball; The magic of it all, part one by John Abbotts; My carpy characters by Jason Cameron-Potter; In the mists of the vale by Nigel Cobham; Crossed wires by John Denny; The magic of it all, part two by John Abbotts; First carp by Terry Eustace; The wonder years by John Mathewson; What do you do? by Gordon Owen; Ashlea update 2001 by Damian Parker; 'Foo Foo' in France by Pete Sturgess; They may not count but... by Alan Taylor; A true tale of the big pit by Alan Tomkins; An interview with Pete Springate by John Abbots. The final section of the book gives extracts from the BCSG rotary letter, in six parts - Sight and sound; Bait and baiting; Hooks and rigs; Line and tackle; Tufties etc; Some of the rest.