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Jeff88

Silver Lake Carp Fishing-10/6

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Hello everyone. I've been fishing at Silver Lake for quite a while now. Carp is the species I target, and have been

catching many each time I go.

Well almost two weeks ago I fished Silver Lake again with great results. Between my Brother and I we caught 11 Carp, the biggest being 9 pounds. Our rigs consisted of #4-6 Octopus hooks, 8-12" leader, and a 1/8oz slip sinker. The bait we've had the best results with have been Canned Corn sweetened with Strawberry Jello Powder. Another bait that has been good is Sugar/Vanilla/Honey doughbait.

Well enough with the chat here are some pictures of three of the fish we caught that day.

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Questions and/or comments are always welcomed. smile.gif

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Paul_Kramer

Nice fish! laugh.gif Those carp are fun. I think me and my brother talked to you a couple months ago up closer to the dam when we were fishing with bread on the surface. I think I also used your net to land some of the bigger ones I got. grin.gif

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Ralph Wiggum

Nice! I wish I would have discovered this forum when I lived in Rochester! I would have loved to catch carp out there.

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Nice fish!
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Those carp are fun. I think me and my brother talked to you a couple months ago up closer to the dam when we were fishing with bread on the surface. I think I also used your net to land some of the bigger ones I got.
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Oh yeah I remember. I tried surface fishing for a while, and caught a few. Although now I'm fishing at my usual spot, but surface fishing sure was fun. smile.gif

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