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Buying Guide: Carp Rods

The rod is an essential part of every angling experience and whether or not you have a successful day of fishing can really depend on the rod you use. This guide to the best carp rods should help you make an informed decision – whether you’re a newcomer to the sport or just in need of an upgrade!

Daiwa Black Widow G50

This carp fishing rod is very popular and that’s because it’s high quality as well as being great value for money. It’s one of the best carp rods out there because it offers both power and distance as well as being very lightweight which makes for a more comfortable angling experience. The Black Widow is a rod that will suit everyone – from beginners to those more experienced anglers.

Shimano Tribal TX1

This is another rod which is great value for money – perfect for the anglers who want to own a quality, high-performance rod but don’t want to spend a huge amount. It allows you to cast at a good distance and it feels sturdy and long-lasting. It has an attractive and timeless design which will suit both the more traditional angler and those who want something a bit stylish.

Nash Scope Rods

If you’re looking for something on the more expensive side, a carp fishing rod from the Nash Scope collection could be right for you. These rods have a unique retractable butt section which makes them perfect for travelling and fishing abroad. This rod combines accuracy, sensitivity and heightened performance to create the ultimate angling experience.

Chosen your favourite from this selection of the best carp rods? Now it’s time to really put it to the test. We believe that your new fishing rod deserves to explore the world - and carp fishing legend Steve Briggs agrees with us! Steve recommends Nash for all your carp fishing adventures in France. Have a look at his video review of The Secret Garden and a read of his thoughts on Etang De Brigueuil.

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