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If you love all things carp fishing and want to improve your catch rate, you've come to the right place! Here at Carp Squad, we write carp fishing blogs, carp gear buyers guides and articles on how to catch more carp throughout the year. We're here to help you find the best carp gear on the market and provide you with hints and tips that'll hopefully help you put a PB on the bank!

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Cheap Carp Bait to Help You Save Money

Want to continue carp fishing without needing to spend hundreds on bait for your weekend session? This week we check out cheap carp bait which can still bank you some carp but also save you some money along the way. The cost of living crisis is in full swing, and to top is all off,…

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RidgeMonkey Multi Lite Plus Review: 1 Year Test

Next up on our tried and tested reviews is the RidgeMonkey Multi Lite Plus. When RidgeMonkey brought out the multi lite, I was instantly intrigued. The multi lite presents itself as a versatile lite, offering a multitude of applications that fit in well with my desire to keep my gear to a minimum. After a…

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5 Carp Rig Mistakes to Avoid

The world of carp rigs can be incredibly confusing, even to experienced anglers. Yet we all strive for that perfect presentation on the lakebed. That wonder rig which will catch us more carp than last season. Carp anglers are always tinkering with rigs. I was as guilty as anyone when I started 16 years ago….

Winter Carp Fishing on The Approach Fisheries Trout Lake

About this Video In the latest Carp Squad vlog, I headed out for a 24-hour session on one of the coldest weekends of the year, in search of a winter carp! 🥶 With temps down to -5, a tough trip was on the cards but I was very keen to get some fishing time in…

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Best Spod Reel (Retrieve Your Spomb Fast!)

Looking for a spod reel to accompany your spod rod and help you master your baiting game? Let’s check out the best spod reel you should have in your armoury this year. It’s no doubt that a spod reel can drastically improve your spodding set up. With braid-friendly line clips and excellent cranking power, they’re…

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Best Spod Rod For Accurate Baiting

Spombing or spodding is a super accurate baiting method, but you need the right rod for the job. If you’re looking for your first or next spod rod, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s check out the best spod rod you can buy in 2023. Where have the years gone? I remember my first…

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Best Carp Fishing Jacket (Thermal & Waterproof)

Looking for a jacket that’ll keep you warm and dry without looking like the Michelin Man? Let’s check out the best carp fishing jacket that you can buy this year. Gone are the days of having to wear a bulky carp fishing suit. Whilst they are warm, they can be very restricting when it comes…

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Parker Baits: Is It Time You Joined The Wave?

If you’re a regular watcher of YouTube videos when you’re not on the bank, it’s likely that you will have heard of Parker Baits. This up and coming bait company has grown in popularity in the last year, gaining an army of loyal customers for their carp fishing baits. Amassing over 13K subscribers on their…