If you are interested in bite alarms to fish for carp, check out my latest feature article that appears in The Fisherman magazine website at http://www.thefisherman.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=feature.display&feature_ID=575&ParentCat=2
All sharpies who fish for carp regularly use bite alarms. These are electronic sensors that mount onto a bankstick or rod pod. The line rests on a sensor and an alarm goes off when a fish hits or pulls the line. Most beginners who see these devices in action want to get one. The article outlines everything you need to know about them.