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Flying Carp

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Check out this for a tournament! I wonder how long before we can do this on the stretch of Zumbro below the dam.

I think I heard last year someone caught or netted one of these on the south end of lake pepin.

Get your hockey helmet and baseball bat ready!

http://www.wzzm13.com/news/watercooler/watercooler_article.aspx?storyid=78728

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Interestingly the last time we were out on the river we found another kind of fish that likes to get airborn! Shad, and we did manage to net a couple as they tried to boggie by us. We found that thes shad were more sensitive to high intensity light than sound like the asian carp.

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Reminds me of this vid: LINK

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Here's a video from a year ago saying the carp had already made it to MN...

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As much as I hate to say it, that looks like fun!

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I remember about 3 summers ago I was fishing shallow water on the south end of Pepin. Came through a school of fish and about 5-10 jumped out of the water. It was too dark out to see them, but I did think of Asian carp, apparently my suspicians were right. If what they say about them is true, the river is gonna be in real trouble. crazy.gif

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Pretty good article there WCS. How has trout fishing been for you this summer?

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Thank you for the link, I will definately be trying to snag one of these the next time I see them. I am about 95% sure that is what we saw that night on the Miss. They were way to big to be anything else.

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hey Chris, good to hear from you. I haven't been out since June. All the busy summer activities for the kids and my baseball season have kept me busy and sore all summer. I finally realized that I am getting too old for baseball, so I plan to get a boat before next summer and get back to fishing more. I do plan to hit the Iowa streams once the kids go back to school and I get my Friday's back.

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You'll have to shoot me an e-mail sometime we'll have to re-live that trip down to the Rush? Will probably have to wait till the end of Sept though.

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Sounds like a plan. Are you still using the yahoo email address?

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Yep, If I get an open weekend before I'll let you know.

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