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#10770891 - 04/15/15 07:31 PM Ice out carp
Freshwater Phil Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/10/13
Posts: 282
Loc: North of the Border
Spent a few hours out carping this afternoon, found an open patch of water among the thawing ice (background), water is in the mid to upper 30's up here, and quite stained where I was.

Landed my first open water carp of the season, missed another one too. Both hit my "Sweet dream" popup boilies.



Edited by Freshwater Phil (04/15/15 07:32 PM)
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PB common = 38.5 lbs
PB mirror = 22.5 lbs
PB musky = 52 inches (40 lb fatty)
PB blue cat = 59 lbs
PB lake sturgeon = 57 inches
PB alligator gar = 65 lbs

2015 big ones:


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#10770900 - 04/15/15 07:38 PM Re: Ice out carp [Re: Freshwater Phil]
Curt0407 Offline
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Registered: 06/27/09
Posts: 5348
Loc: Mineola, formerly Arlington
Good start to the season. thumb

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#10771363 - 04/15/15 10:54 PM Re: Ice out carp [Re: Freshwater Phil]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 41600
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Solid fish. First of many more for 2015! cheers
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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#10771715 - 04/16/15 07:58 AM Re: Ice out carp [Re: Curt0407]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 10670
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Originally Posted By: Curt0407
Good start to the season. thumb






Plus #1.

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#10774841 - 04/17/15 10:27 AM Re: Ice out carp [Re: Freshwater Phil]
greentumater Offline
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Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 1386
Loc: Texas
Well done Phil!

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#10792074 - 04/23/15 08:22 PM Re: Ice out carp [Re: Freshwater Phil]
Freshwater Phil Offline
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Registered: 01/10/13
Posts: 282
Loc: North of the Border
Landed 2 carp (11 and 13.5 lbs) in a short 3.5 hour session this afternoon, despite high winds, cold, and some snow flurries. Lots of surface activity despite the cold front too. Bigs ones should be making their way in over the next week or two. smile
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PB common = 38.5 lbs
PB mirror = 22.5 lbs
PB musky = 52 inches (40 lb fatty)
PB blue cat = 59 lbs
PB lake sturgeon = 57 inches
PB alligator gar = 65 lbs

2015 big ones:


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