Category: Carp Fishing

Carp fishing is a pastime that has been around for centuries. It’s enjoyed by anglers of all ages and abilities, from casual weekend anglers to experienced professionals. If you’re looking for an exciting new hobby, or know someone who is, carp fishing might be just the thing!

Getting A Rod Licence For Carp Fishing Beginners

Before casting a rod into the water anywhere in England and Wales, you will require a rod licence. It is against the law to fish without one, and if caught, you could face a fine of up to £2500. Rod licences are quick and easy to purchase via the government website, with lengths varying from one day all the way up to one year. – Perfect if you only fish every now and then.

What Do You Need For Carp Fishing?

One common we’re asked quite regularly is what do you need for carp fishing? Aside from our thorough descriptions in this guide, here is a list of the carp fishing essentials that you’ll need whilst carp fishing for beginners.

Use this as a guide to tick off all of the equipment you need for your first session carp fishing:

Carp Fishing Equipment List

If there is anything your unsure on, please don’t hesitate in contacting us


Get FishingANLRSAnglers Against PollutionAngling Trust