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best casting line for carp fishing

Best Casting Line for Carp Fishing [Hit 30+ Wraps!]

Need to fish at range but hindered by your current mainline? It’s time to check out the best casting line for carp fishing. Technique is probably the most important aspect of distance casting. But good technique can be limited by not using the correct gear, including your mainline. Choosing the right casting line is fundamental…

best shelf life boilies

6 Best Shelf Life Boilies in 2022

Every now and then it makes sense to ditch the fresh bait and grab a bag of shelf life, but which ones do you choose? In this guide, we’ll be taking a look at the best shelf life boilies you can try this year. When choosing boilies, there’s always a strong argument that fresh is…

black friday carp fishing deals

Black Friday Carp Fishing Deals on Rods, Bivvies, and More

Black Friday is not far away. However, some retailers are already announcing their offers. I’ve been sifting through all of the deals so far, from rods and reels, to bite alarms and bivvies. Here are our favourite offers so far on Carp Squad recommended gear. If you’ve been waiting to purchase some new carp fishing…

best boilies for winter

7 Best Winter Boilies in 2022

It’s time to clear out the freezer and stock up on some fresh bait as we check out the best winter boilies! Boilies are undoubtedly one of the best all year round carp baits. They are known to carp as a highly digestible, protein packed food source that can keep them going through the winter…

best long shank carp hooks

Best Long Shank Carp Hooks

Looking for the best long shank carp hooks? Then look no further. In this week’s blog, we’ll showcase some of the most popular longshank hooks that you might want to incorporate into your end tackle game this year. Why use long shank carp hooks? Longshank hooks may not be the most popular carp hooks right…

best korda goo for winter

Best Korda Goo For Winter: 6 Flavours To Choose

Looking to find the best Korda Goo for Winter carp fishing? We know that it can be confusing looking at the array of Goo flavours on tackle shop shelves. So in this article, we’ll be highlighting some of the most popular flavours that you might want to try in your winter fishing campaign. Like most…

lead clip set up

When to Use a Lead Clip Set Up

The lead clip set up is one of the most popular lead arrangements for carp anglers. Offering great versatility and efficiency, lead clips were a pivotal development in carp rigs. So much so that many anglers use lead clips as their only lead arrangement. Whilst there are times when a lead clip will outperform other…

bait boat finance

Bait Boats On Finance: How & Where To Get One

Bait boats are one of the most expensive tackle items you can own as a modern day carp angler. Whilst you can get bait boats from as little as £300, market leading boats with all of the added accessories can cost in excess £2000! It’s no small sum, and that’s why buying bait boats on…

best carp pellets on the market

Best Carp Pellets On The Market

Looking for the best carp pellets on the market? We’ve got you covered. In this article, we’ll highlight some of the most popular carp pellets that you might want to have as part of your bait selection for your next session. Why use carp pellets? Pellets are undoubtedly one of the most popular carp fishing…

best liquid attractant for carp

The Best Liquid Attractant for Carp Fishing

On the lookout for the best liquid attractant for carp fishing? In this article we’ll outline some of the most popular carp liquids that you can add to your baiting method to help improve your catch rate. The use of liquids for carp fishing has grown massively in recent years. As carp lakes have become…