Best Carp Fishing jacket [year]
If you're serious about carp angling, you won't only be out on the bank during the warm summer months. If you're in the UK, you'll probably find yourself fishing in somewhat chilly conditions more regularly than you would like.
With this in mind, find a good jacket that allows you to be warm and comfortable when fishing is a key step.
As with most carp gear, there are so many jackets on the market that it is difficult to make a choice on which jacket to buy. In this article, I wanted to make your decision quicker and easier by listing what I feel are a few of the best carp fishing jackets available as well as their main features, pros and cons.
Best Carp Fishing Jacket [year] Reviews
This jacket from Trakker will definitely keep you warm; it has plenty of pockets to store any essentials as well as two fleece-lined hand warmer pockets.
Also features zipped pit vents for circulation and increased back length to keep out the draft and cold.
CarpBase Recommended Pick!
Modest price range for the quality of product
Highly breathable and water resistant
A larger jacket that some may feel is too bulky.
The Snugpak range is for one a firm favorite of serving military personnel it has a lightweight construction and excellent insulation
Produced and manufactured in the UK since the 1970’s the snugpak jacket is an excellent piece of clothing
Lightweight and compact
Very warm. Rated to -15 degrees C
Supplied with free neck scarf
No mention of any water resistance
Possible lack of durability
High price tag
The downpour jacket is a dedicated waterproof jacket that is made to be very lightweight and comfortable.
It is also compact and packs down very neat and small into its own included stuff-sack.
If you're looking for a more lightweight jacket with waterproofing for Autumn/Spring, this fits the bill perfectly.
Great water resistant properties
Packs down very small
No added insulation so is only intended for use as a waterproof jacket.
This jacket is a well made jacket and for the price seems a good buy.
Waterproof and windproof materials mean you should stay dry whilst keeping out any wind, a bonus whilst on the bank.
Boasting several pockets, on the chest, sleeves and at the rear, giving you plenty of storage for those items you always need to hand.
With a windproof hood wear resistant and anti tear material coupled with a warm fleece lining this appears to be an ideal jacket for the bank.
Windproof and waterproof
Warm fleece lining
Multiple colour options
Confusing sizing guide
Front hand pockets not very deep
Shorter jacket length than some may like