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Feeding Frenzy...

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Carp that is..... Dad was looking out the window tonite over Union and he says ' look at those fish jumping ' grabbed the bino's and there were litteraly hunderds of Carp out there feeding on the surface, they were all hanging over 10 - 20 f.o.w. most just were running thier mouths on the surface. Must have been some type of an insect hatch or something.

It was fun to watch.

Mike

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I was out there for two mornings last week. The carp were so thick on the shores that there was a foam on the water from their frenzys. The entire shore was alive with jumping fish. They were so crazy that some were even being pushed up on shore.

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Yeah, when I was younger and had more time to spend on the lake, we would see that alot, we had some good times spearing them.

I wasn't on the lake this weekend but it sounded like there were a few guys out there shooting them with bow and arrows...... go get 'em boys!! Might have to try that sometime.

Mike

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I guess back in the days of old the locals used to net them but I'm sure that wouldn't fly today. To bad I think the walleye population would come back strong then.

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All I know is after seeing all that, there is no doubt that that lake needs some cleaning out of carp. That was way too many carp for such a small lake to be healthy. There had to be thousands of them. That lake has such good potentual for Eyes and other fish, too bad. I know them carp are hurting the game fish in those numbers.

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me and my bow arn't there to keep them in check anymore smirk.gif

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