All Things Carp Fishing

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 provide 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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ridgemonkey multi lite plus

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…

Best Carp Fishing Bedchair

Best Carp Bedchair: Ultimate Guide

A comfortable carp bedchair is vital if you’re to enjoy a night on the bank. Gone are the days of sleeping on an old deck chair! It’s all about making your time on the bank as comfortable as possible so that you can fish at your best. (And hopefully catch a few!) Now if you’ve…

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what are spod rods and do you need one

What is a spod rod? Learning to spod accurately

As a carp fishing beginner, you may be wondering ‘what is a spod rod?’. Many carp anglers fish with four or five rods in their setup; three carp rods, a spod rod and a marker rod. Throughout this article, we’ll give you an overview of what a spod rod is, how it can help you…

why do carp jump out of the water?

Why Do Carp Jump Out of the Water?

Different species of fish jump out of the water for various reasons. Some common reasons carp species leap out of the water include to clean themselves, and to feed. This is just a short version of the answer, but we will cover this in more detail below. Read to learn more about why carp jump…

best budget bite alarms

Best Budget Bite Alarms: 5 To Choose From

Despite how some anglers think, expensive Delkim or Fox Alarms won’t help you catch more fish. If you’re on a budget, you can find some excellent alarms that will offer you the same bite indication and features for a fraction of the price. Let’s check out the best budget bite alarms for carp fishing! Bite…

when do carp spawn uk

When Do Carp Spawn in The UK?

If you are wondering when carp spawning occurs in the UK, you are at the right place. The short answer is that they tend to spawn as early as April, and some would go as late as August. However, most of carp spawn between May and June. If you are looking to understand the intricacies…

carp rigs for weedy waters

Carp Rigs for Weed

Being able to present your bait properly on the lakebed is an important aspect of carp fishing. It’s not always easy though, particularly if you’re fishing in weed. However, it is possible to fish in weed by choosing suitable carp rigs for weed and adjusting your angling style accordingly. But what rigs should you use…

best carp fishing bank sticks

Best Bank Sticks for Carp Fishing: 5 To Choose From

On the lookout for some new metalware that’ll keep your carp setup feeling solid as a rock? We’ve got you covered. Let’s check out the best bank sticks for carp fishing! Whilst not the most popular, bank sticks still have their place in many anglers setups. Giving you plenty of flexibility, bank sticks can be…