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9 of the Lightest Carp Fishing Bivvies on the Market

This week, we guide you through the lightest bivvies available, designed with carp fishing in mind.

Why lightest you ask?

Well due to the popularity of our lightest bedchairs guide and with more carp anglers demanding even more lightweight, compact carp tackle to avoid ferrying heavy gear to and from a desired swim, we felt this guide would be very useful to a lot of anglers looking to scale down their gear.

In this guide we’ve put into consideration quality, the features included and of course the overall weight of the bivvy.

Let’s get started…

Trakker Armo Bivvy – 8.5kg


  • An improvement on the iconic Trakker Armo Bivvy
  • Aquatexx fabric throughout
  • Strong poles, with a powder coating finish
  • Zipped and Velcroed mozzie back vents and front windows
  • Interlocking frame-support system
  • Front and rear rod straps
  • Clear window option
  • Dual-zipped doors, allowing you to create a letterbox opening
  • Heavy-duty groundsheet and T-pegs are included
  • Zipped NXG carrybag

Trakker Tempest Air Bivvy – 8.5kg


  • Stylish design and build
  • Aquatexx material throughout
  • Boasts easy of use/very quick to assemble
  • Spacious interior
  • A lighter, smaller, stripped down version of the original Tempest
  • Full, removable infill panel with mozzy windows

Sonik SKS Bivvy – 8.4kg


  • Hydrostatic head waterproof cover
  • Strong Matt Green Aluminium poles
  • Tensioning elastic pegging points
  • Removable front panel with Tank Zip
  • Elasticated groundsheet with strengthening points
  • Mosi-Mesh Panel on front door and supplied with removable clear window
  • Full set of SONIK pegs included

You can find it here

Chub Rs-Plus Max Bivvy – 8kg


  • Extended hood and storm side panels
  • Velcro rod holders attached to the roof
  • Inline bivvy tension bars
  • Detachable lightweight groundsheet
  • Full zip off front section
  • Shock-corded pegging points
  • Supplied with T-pegs and carry bag
  • Completely removable 2-way door system
  • Mozzi and clear door window options

Avid Tardis Bivvy – 8kg


  • Stylish rain peak
  • Fully removable front with mosquito panel door
  • 2 Rib System that saves weight
  • 4 Break pole system
  • Quick to put up and take down

You can find it here

JRC Stealth X-Lite Bivvy – 7.9kg


  • Hydratex waterproof material throughout
  • Tape sealed seams throughout
  • 2-way door system to create a letterbox opening
  • Large back vents
  • Mozzy mesh in door and vents to keep the bugs out
  • Heavy-duty PE groundsheet
  • Supplied with heavy duty pegs and heavy duty nylon carry bag

You can find it here

Nash Scope Bivvy – 7.25kg


  • Extreme waterproof Aqua Sense Hydra cover for total protection in wet conditions
  • Extra strength 3 rib design for maximum internal space
  • Spacer bars for rigidity
  • Front panel with letterbox door & mosquito mesh panels with tie backs
  • Rear mesh ventilation panel
  • Front panel zips out transforming the bivvy into an open fronted shelter
  • 4 Velcro rod supports

You can find it here

Trakker Tempest Composite Bivvy – 5.5kg


  • Ultra-strong weather resistant materials
  • Easy to use and very quick to assemble
  • Spacious interior without huge footprint
  • Dual-zipped doors create a letterbox opening
  • Roll-up mozzie window in door
  • Supplied with two 36″ Quicksticks
  • Includes a mid-weight groundsheet, tension strap, carry bag and T-pegs

You can find it here

Aqua Atom Camo Bivvy – 3.5kg


  • Smallest, lightest one-man bivvy in the industry
  • Perfect for the mobile style angler
  • Mozzi Door
  • 2 Rib System
  • 5 Break pole system
  • Ultra-compact pack size
  • Stylish design

You can find it here


Thanks for reading our guide to the lightest bivvies on the market. If you have any comments on any of the bivvies featured or if you have any bivvy recommendation of your own, please leave them in your comments below.

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