KC Carpa Pole Floats

Gloucester GlassGLOUCESTER GLASS STEM

A glass stemmed pattern. This change in stem material make the float behave perfectly when lowering the rig into the swim. Featuring a fibre bristle for great visibility and sensitivity in tricky conditions on a mixture of venues.

Sizes: 1.0g, 1.5g, 2g, 2.5g, 3g & 4g

GLOUCESTER WIRE STEM

The Gloucester was created for deep venues that are effected by tow. A fibre bristle offers great visibility in tricky conditions and a very stable wire bristle. Great for many options and can be used in moving water and big lochs and lakes in Ireland. In all sizes its perfect for maggots, casters, bloodworm and small pieces of worms.

Sizes: 0.5g, 0.75g, 1g, 1.25g, 1.5g, 2g, 2.5g & 3g

RIVER

A rounded bodied float ideal for fishing deep moving water. Great for slowing the hook bait down when inching it through the peg. Features a nylon bristle and very stable wire stem.

Sizes: 0.5g,0.75g,1g,1g.5g,2g,3g & 4g

ROC

The ROC features a lovely short cane bristle and glass stem. Good for margin fishing with big baits. Also good for laying some line on the bottom and looking for positive bite indication.

Sizes: 4 x 10, 12 & 14

CUBE

A brilliant shallow pattern, a thick wire stem for instant cocking and making it versatile for casters, pellets and meat hook baits.

One size: 4No 10

SHALLOW

A balsa bodied pattern with a wire stem, this pattern is a better option when fishing shallow up to 4ft deep.

One size: 4 x12

 

WIRE SHELF

Ideal pattern for shallow water tight to islands. Also a great option for shallow ‘slapping’ with worms and casters in breezy conditions. The thick wire stem makes a lovely entry and settles instantly.

One size: 4No 10

CARBON SHELF

Same as the wire shelf but with a carbon stem making it very stable and durable.

Sizes: 4 x 10 & 12

 

CARPA

A Carpa classic, the ‘reach to float’ when fishing on the bottom with corn, meat and pellets. Features a thick hollow bristle and thick carbon stem.

Sizes: 4 x 10, 12, 14 & 16

SILVER CARBON

Featuring a slim balsa body and carbon stem. A 1.2mm bristle makes it very visible in tricky conditions but very delicate for bite indication. Great for fishing with maggots, casters and small pieces of worms.

Sizes: 4 x 10, 12, 14 & 16

F1 SHALLOW

The ultimate F1 shallow float, short hollow bristle and stable wire stem. Great for fishing less than 12 inches deep and targeting F1s down the track.

One size: 4 x10

 

CARPA Pole Floats

APE

The Ape is a more robust brother of the infamous Chimp. A cut down stem and bristle making it ideal for snake lake fishing tight across in shallow water and also a good option for a shallow float, especially when long lining.

Sizes: 0.1g & 0.2g

EDGE

As its name suggest, the perfect margin float. A thick hollow bristle and strong durable glass stem.

Sizes: 0.1g, 0.2g & 0.3g

PASTE

A long bristle aids for fishing paste hook baits, this pattern features a strong carbon stem & the rig line runs through the centre of the body giving maximum strength.

Sizes: 4 x 12, 14, 16, 18 & 20

 

CHIMP

A very versatile float, featuring a wire stem and thin hollow bristle. Can be used for tight across on snake lakes, deep water F1 and carp fishing & ideal for that bonus line on a canal.

Sizes: 4 x 8, 10, 12, 14, 18 & 18

CARPA 2

Incredibly strong and durable pattern. Ideal for Margin fishing with corn or meat, can be also used for that deeper water line when using worms on the bottom.

Sizes: 4 x 10 , 12, 14, 16 & 18

 

MARGIN

Brilliant for fishing paste in shallow water also great for fishing in windy conditions with line on the bottom.

Sizes: 4 x 12 & 14

 

SLAP

Self cocking float that settles instantly, perfect for shallow pellet fishing and slapping. The rig line goes through the body making it incredibly direct to the strike and very robust.

One size.

RAISOR

A Chimp with a Carbon stem, very stable and ideal for those difficult conditions but when a durable float is still needed.

Sizes: 4 x 10, 12, 14 & 16

 

GENT

Wire stemmed pattern, featuring a 1.2mm bristle, incredibly versatile pattern. Can be used with maggots, casters, worms and bloodworms. Was designed for the World Youth Championship on the Ghent canal in Belgium. Brilliant when Bream and Skimmers are the target. the perfect float for when laying line on the bottom.

Sizes: 4 x 12, 14, 16, 18 & 20

SILVER WIRE

Superb Silver fish pattern, can be used fishing shallow with maggots and casters. Also a great Hemp and bread float on the Rivers and Drains. Features a 1.2mm hollow tip for added visibility.

Sizes: 4 x 10 , 12, 14, & 16

DECK

Diamond shaped pattern with a glass stem, very stable for its size. Ideal for fishing meat and corn on the top 5 line. Featuring a 1.5mm bristle that will support a bigger hook bait but still offering sensitivity.

Sizes; 0.2g, 0.3g & 0.5g

The CARPA float range was launched in 2003 by DAIWA Dorking Skipper Steve Saunders and started with the CARPA 1, 2 and 3 patterns which were designed for UK Commercials. The range grew as Steve designed patterns that he and his DAIWA team mates required for the UK & Europe.

Steve used his vast knowledge and contacts amongst the UK match scene to create more float patterns that were ideal for UK Commercials and Natural waters. A very high quality European float manufacturer was also exclusive for Steve to use. They provided floats for the UK Market which no other UK supplier had. This manufacturer also made floats for other top European companies thanks to their high quality materials and trademark ‘Perfect’ finish.

The CARPA’S trademark black body finish was actually created so the body could not be viewed under the waters surface. Two new additions have recently been added to the CARPA range with the Gloucester pattern having the option of a wire or glass stem. The Gloucester float with a glass stem was created so the float reacted better when laid into the water whereas the wire stem makes the float settle better whilst improving the balance of the fibre antenna.

The CARPA Chimp, Ape and Silver patterns havenow become the mainstay choice amongst many UK match anglers.

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