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DARK30

Ok. They are kinda fun.

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Scott K

I love carp fishing! It is my fish of choice in the spring.

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Gordie

I cut my teeth so to speak on bullheads and carp in the Jordan waterfalls when I was a kid and they still throw a bit of excitment in the mix when you hook up with a big old carp.

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dan z

O how fun it is when you get bigger ones on light tackle. I had one this that blew apart a 180sx super caster :-)

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rushing

They sure like the plastics.

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bobbymalone

my gramps has the walleyes only disease. big time. He'd rather catch an eater walleye than the state record anything else.

i just wanna feel something tug on the end of the line. the bigger the tug the better. carp are fun.

i've caught a bunch of carp, but the biggest carp i've caught have been on twister tails while fishing for walleye.

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Gordie

I hooked up with torut geat on a massive carp in the pond behind the chaska court house back in the late 70's 4 lb test and the carp was pushing 3o plus pounds.

Talk about fun...

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