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#10927323 - 06/18/15 11:16 PM Carp on the fly
theflyguy3 Offline
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Registered: 09/21/14
Posts: 106
Loc: My Honey Hole
Spent several hours during the heat of the day fly fishing a pond for carp. The pond was high due to the recent rain and a new carp and gar population had invaded through a pump that was releasing water from a neighboring flooded pond that was actually getting poured into by the raging Denton Creek from Grapevine Lake. I find it interesting that this pond never had gar in it before and now due to the flooding will have a large population of gar forever. The carp were cruising along the newly flooded grass, and frequently pausing to root around a bit for some food. I only caught one carp today, however I missed four other carp because once hooked, they would bend the cheap hooks and get off. Although frustrating, I still would call it a successful day, and I even learned some better ways to approach these spooky fish from different angles.

Sorry, I couldn't rotate the pictures! eek



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#10927408 - 06/19/15 01:00 AM Re: Carp on the fly [Re: theflyguy3]
robert hunter Offline
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Registered: 06/14/10
Posts: 3724
Great stuff congratulations on the carp on the fly!
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#10927412 - 06/19/15 01:08 AM Re: Carp on the fly [Re: theflyguy3]
Capt. Mac Offline
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Registered: 02/06/13
Posts: 919
Loc: Sanger
Good job. Congrats.
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#10928276 - 06/19/15 12:17 PM Re: Carp on the fly [Re: theflyguy3]
Linecaster Offline
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Registered: 02/23/06
Posts: 1155
Loc: Richardson TX
Success, well done banana
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#10930599 - 06/20/15 07:52 PM Re: Carp on the fly [Re: theflyguy3]
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Registered: 06/27/09
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Loc: Mineola, formerly Arlington
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