47 CARP ACCESSORIES THAT EVERY ANGLER SHOULD OWN
I’ve put together this HUGE list of carp fishing accessories designed to help you in your angling journey.
From baiting tools to headtorches, distance sticks and line strippers, this is a collection of accessories no carp angler cant live without!
This guide will help you with making rigs, landing fish in the dark, or taking that perfect photo that you’ll never forget.
Join me, as I trawl through a mountain of fishing accessories for everyone.
Baiting Tools & Rig Accessories
When it comes to threading bait onto a hair rig, or drilling pop ups to increase there bouyancy, below is a comprehensive list of all the valuable baiting tools you’ll ever need.
This handy set is easy to use, fits into your tackle box and features high visiblity handles.
Both tools are 1mm in diameter, whilst the needle has a low profile barb and no sharp edges to damage or fray line.
Used For: Drilling baits to add cork, threading on hookbaits
No tackle box is complete without a good pair of forceps!
At 10cm long, this carp accessory is ideal for removing deep embedded hooks, rigs and tying knots.
Made from stainless steel, these forceps are a must have.
Used For: Hook retrieval
This little device helps you tie the perfect pop up every time!
Simply clip the two magnetic sides together, drop in a pop-up then, using bait floss, tie a loop to secure it in place.
Long gone are the days of fiddling around with wet hands!
Fits popups sized 12mm to 20mm
Used For: Tying hookbaits
Next up in my carp accessories guide is a must have bright orange (so you don’t lose it!) 4-in-1 tool!
Features a stripper for stripping coated braid, a handy hook, a point for piercing and a hook tensioner for tightening knots.
What more do you need?
Used For: Multiple uses
The idea was to create a flat surface to make casting long zigs easier, which is exactly what we have here!
It can also be screwed into banksticks to stay clear of the ground.
A great tangle free solution when casting long distance zigs!
Another useful addition to my collection of carp accessories!
Used For: Tangle-free soluton to casting long zigs.
Used to grind down baits into crumb that can then be used in PVA bags and spod mixes.
Simply place your bait, such as a handful of boilies or pellets, into the bottom section, then fit the top section and twist a few times.
Large Krusha capacity: 100g of 4mm pellets (approx.)
Small Krusha capacity: 50g of 4mm pellets (approx.)
Used For: Grinding bait to create a crumb.
These days, there are no shortage of bivvy accessories to make your session comfortable and hassle-free.
I’ve selected mallets, bivvy tables, some lighting and spare pegs to get the ball rolling!
The perfect storage solution for your bivvy, this organiser features tray for rig making, placing cookware or storing food.
Underneath, there is a handy bag for storing valuables such as keys, your wallet or mobile phone.
A bonues feature is the addition of a clip-on gas bottle holder to keep cannisters off the ground.
Used For: Staying organised, saving bivvy space.
At first glance, you may laugh at this, but I find it handy for placing my fishing boots, which is especially useful if the ground around my swim is muddy.
It saves the inside of my bivvy getting caked in mud!
Made from neoprene, the back is waterproof and can be cleaned down easily.
Used For: Placing footwear on
A compact no-thrills bivvy light featuring white leds, and red ledsfor anglers who prefer a lower kind of light source.
Supplied with a hanging loop and magnetic base plate.
Used For: Lighting up your bivvy at night
We’re all prone to losing the odd bivvy peg here and there, no matter how careful we try to be!
This handy roll contains 10 quality pegs that are 10 inches long.
It also includes a mallet!
Now thats win-win!
Used For: Replacing lost bivvy pegs.
This gives you that extra warmth on particularly chilly nights!
Made using a neoprene lining, this retains heat for longer and features a fleece and cotton material for additional comfort.
Used For: Keeping warm at night
This has to be the quickest method to fishing overnight!
Suited to anglers that prefer to stay as mobile as possible, its oversized to ensure complete bedchair/angler coverage.
Produced using 10,000 waterproof rip-stop material, it can also be used as an emergency groundsheet or to protect tackle.
Used For: Overnight fishing, groundsheet, keeping tackle dry
Oversized, this is designed to fit most bedchairs, including wide models.
Ensures your bedchair, and sleeping ag, is fully protected – especially anglers wth brollies that may be exposed to the elements more.
Features heavy duty clips at the bottom to attach and secure to your bedchair.
Used For: Protecting bedchairs and sleeping bags.
Camera & Lighting Accessories
Having a good camera with you gives you the opportunity to capture those great carp!
Here is a list of useful accessories for taking professional pictures on the bank.
This handy adaptor allows you to convert a bankstick or tripod into a handy camera stand in either landscape or portrait mode!
Essential for lone anglers to get a clear, sharp photo of your new personal best carp!
Used For: Converting a bankstick or tripod into a camera stand.
A practical method to take those perfect carp shots with your smartphone, this is for anglers who dont want to carry heavy camera equipment!
The system can be paired via bluetooth to allow remote photos to be taken.
Used For: Taking photos on your smartphone.
A high powered LED light which emits green, red and white light, with variable brightness control.
Additional features include a narrow spotlight mode and a 360 degree floodlight – allowing anglers to take pictures at night.
Also waterproof and contains magnetic and universal tripod fittings, adjustable bankstick adaptor & hanging ring.
In my top 3 essential carp accessories!
Used For: Lighting up your bivvy, or your swim for taking photos.
Rod & Reel Accessories
Included below are all kinds of accessories related to rods and reels, such as tip protectors, reel cases and spooling stations.
These really do a fantatic job of protecting your rod tips and butt sections !
Ideal when transporting your rods to venues, or whilst your stalking carp in the margins, these protectors feature Velcro locking straps, which are much less tangle prone than traditional cord versions.
Used For: Protecting your rods in transit
Another innovative Gardner product, the weed rake can be cast easily to clear small spots of weed and debris so you can fish the best way possible!
Invaluable on venues that have too much weed, it weighs just 3oz and is made of steel and brass that will never break.
One of the many carp accessories that can give me an edge!
Used For: Clearing weed and debris to create spots for rigs.
Can be used to wipe down your rods after a session, or dry your hands after handling fish.
Made from micro fibre which is highly absorbent, this will dry in no time at all.
Used For: Drying hands, wiping down rods and tackle
Can be used n your left r right hand, this casting glove is fitted with elastic and Velcro for a comfortable fit.
Features a kevlar finger reinforced area to further protect during repetitive casting.
Used For: Protecting your casting hand.
You should make sure you are eating well on the bank,!
I’ve included some great cooking accessories such as stoves, cookware and utensils to help you out.
Eat like a king with this sandwich toaster that features a host of useful innovations, such as a non-stick coating, ridged exterior for even heat transfer and a unique detachable hinge design.
Can be used to prepare various snacks, from a toastie to a full meal!
There are two sizes available.
Used For: Preparing food
A compact stove from a top brand, this uses ultra efficient gas.
Quick & easy to use, the wide framed base offers anglers incredible stability.
Supplied in a handy nylon carry bag.
Power Output: 3500w
Used For: Cooking food, boiling water
Carp Care Accessories
Fish safety is very important these days, so this could be some of the most important carp accessories on this list!
Caring for carp keeps this hobby going for others to enjoy!
This 30ml bottle is made up of waxes, essential oils and resins designed to protect carp from harmful bacteria.
Application is easy enough, and it can be spread over any ulcers and wounds to form a waxy seal.
Used For: Treating fish
Everything else such as distance sticks, finger stalls, spods and marker floats can be found here!
Fish with complete accuracy by using these sticks to mark up rod wraps!
Supplied with a 12ft cord to allow a quick setup, each stick features a glow in the dark top so you can get those wraps spot on – even at night.
The curved tops allow line to glide off easily in a controlled way.
Used For: Wrapping up your rods up at night
Made from a supple leather, this is used to protect your finger during repeated long distance casting!
It fits really comfortanly, due to the adjustable elastic wrist band.
Rolls up nice and compactly too!
Used For: Protecting your finger during repetitive casting
These binoculars are handy when up a tree looking for carp, as they allow you to zoom into the action!
Makes fish easy to spot at dusk or dawn, each pair has been underwater tested to ensure they are full waterproof.
What an edge these can give you on pressured waters, where finding the carp is paramount!
Used For: Spotting carp
This glug pot is designed to fully coat your bait without any overloading!
Just one shake is enough to coat each bait, offering a mess free solution to oosting your hookbaits.
As far as useful carp accessories go – this is essential in my baiting campaigns!
Used For: Glugging hookbaits
As the name suggests, this handy bag is prolongs any wear and tear to your fishing chair.
Made with the unique Fox camo pattern, there are double heavy duty zips, a padded and removeable shoulder strap and stiffened EVA handles.
Used For: Storing your fishing chair.
Contains a waterproof adhesive, this can be used on nylon, plastics, Gore-Tex and rubber!
You get one tube of Stormsure repair glue and 2 mixed size patches for instant wader or boot repairs.
Used For: Repairing waders or boots.