Carp Fishing Tackle Reviews

Real carp fishing tackle reviews from the team at Carp Squad. All of our carp gear reviews are honest, no sales pitch and no sponsorship.

The gear that we review has been used by our team over sufficient periods of time, which allows us to give an excellent overview of the pros and cons of each product. Hopefully we can help you make a better purchasing decision!

tempest brolly 100t

Trakker Tempest Brolly 100T Review

On this month’s tried and tested review, we’re doing out Trakker Tempest Brolly 100T Review. The Tempest Brollies have been popular for years now. It was only in recent years that Trakker invested in manufacturing a taller version of their faithful Tempest Brolly. As a previous user of the standard Tempest Brolly, I thought it…

carp fishing gift ideas

Carp Fishing Gift Ideas That Anglers Will Love

Looking for carp fishing gift ideas for your loved ones? We’ve got you covered! In this article we’ve highlighted all of the latest carp fishing items which are ideal as gifts for those who love carp fishing. From carpy tech gadgets to the classic pair of thermal gloves, there’s something for everyone, and in every…

vass waterproof boots

Vass Fleece Lined Boots Review

As we are heading towards the colder months, I wanted to take the time to put together my Vass Fleece Lined Boots Review. Each year the Facebook groups are dominated by carp anglers asking for winter carp fishing boots, and these Vass Boots split opinions time and time again. Vass are well known for their…

gardner atts bite alarms review

Gardner ATTS Bite Alarms Review: 3 Year Test

This week on our Tried & Tested Series, we’re covering the Gardner ATTs Bite Alarms Review. Bite alarms are arguably one of the most important pieces of kit for the modern day carp angler. For that reason, we wanted to share our thoughts on the popular ATTs Bite Alarms. These alarms have been around for…

daiwa sensor line review

Daiwa Sensor Line Review

Next up on Tried & Tested is our Daiwa Sensor Line Review. We’ve focussed heavily on larger pieces of items on our recent reviews, but for this one we wanted to review one of the most important items of carp tackle; mainline. Daiwa Sensor has been around for years and rarely changed. It’s a cost-effective…

Trakker Big Snooze Review

Trakker Big Snooze Plus Review: 4 Year Test

Next up on our Tried & Tested reviews is the Trakker Big Snooze Plus Review. After 4 years of use, I’m in a great position to give you my thoughts on this ultra-light and warm sleeping bag from Trakker. The Big Snooze is one of Trakker’s original sleeping bag designs, popular with those who still…

shimano tx2 carp rod review

Shimano TX2 Review: 4 Year Test

This month, we’re committing to our long-awaited Shimano TX2 review. Whenever I’m fishing, I’m always asked my opinion on these Shimano carp rods. When I was looking for a mid-priced rod that didn’t look cheap, the Shimano TX2 stood out instantly amongst many others in the same price bracket. They look like a rod of…

saber head torch review

Saber Head Torch Review After 3 Years of Use

For this week’s tried n’ tested, we’re reviewing our Saber Head Torch; more specifically, the Saber Sensorbeam. When I was on the lookout for the best head torch for fishing, I settled on the Saber Head Torch as it covered my requirements; multiple light settings, rechargeable and doesn’t break the bank. After 3 years of…

Saber Rucksack Review

Saber Rucksack Review: Supra Compact 2 Year Test

This week for tried and tested, we’ve put together our eagerly anticipated Saber Rucksack Review. After 2 years of use (and abuse) I’m in a good position to tell you the pros and cons of the Supra Compact rucksack from Saber. The Supra Rucksack is a short session rucksack designed specifically for short sessions or…

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…