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August Species - Carp!


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Ok guys and gals, lets see some picts of carp on the fly. And dont forget your measuring devices... grin

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I need to replace my measuring device... But, figured pics of carp are nice so here's one caught Sunday.

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Should have a chance to get out with the tape one of these days...

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I haven't had the pleasure of getting out fly-fishing at all this summer, so here's one from last summer. From a canal adjacent to the river, was sight fishing from the walkway. Had to go swimming to land him

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Had a little bit of time last night to hit up a local spot, pleased to see the water had cleared up a bit.

This is my PB carp on any kind of gear, landed it on the 6wt. I was alone, tripod at home, and my camera settings were all messed up from earlier so this is the best pic I got.

29"

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For reference I am holding the end of the tape and the tail, and the retractor deal is buried in the sand by the head. The red mark behind the head is 24"

I'll be finding a solution to my tape measure issue today, and fixing the camera settings... and putting the tripod back in the vest. We'll get some better pics.

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blue - that's absolutely ricockulous...nicely done! on a fly?

slab - helluva carp, nicely done. its a great feeling to finally catch what you've been trying so hard for.

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More carp from this weekend. These fish are a blast, especially on the 6wt.

Would have broken the PB with one of these, but as I was grabbing the tail to bring it ashore, it shook it's head and snapped the tippet. That one was my fault.

The others were smaller so I didn't even measure them. Anyway. Some pics...

The beast:

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Smaller one:

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Nice work. All I've been pulling out of that spot are bullheads, bass, bluegill, greens, everything but carp! I do think they might be going into a second spawn after seeing some of your pics and the thread you found from a while back. I'm guessing this will vary from water to water, so I might be off that spot for a while in search of new carping water.

I think I know where, too smile

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