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#11788085 - 08/20/16 06:35 PM Rain brought the carp back in
jippedgenes Offline
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Registered: 08/12/11
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I fish off my buddy's boat slip. Normally crappie and bass but enjoy carp fishing. Have not caught a carp in 6 weeks. All of the sudden they are back after the rains and cooler temps. Tried a new dough bait recipe which got a lot more bites. I just used bread and mixed in a whole small can of cheap fish food. The main ingredients are fish and shrimp meal.

Anyway caught over 12-13 carp in a little over 2 hours. Most were 1-4 pounds then I got this one which I guess weighed 7-8, maybe more? Not good at guessing weights. Fought like a champ! (also got some small channel cats on the fish food bait)

Anyway, thought I would share. I got 3X as many bites on the fish food bait as I did on either vanilla or cottonseed mill and anise which are flavors I use with success normally.

I will go back out tomorrow and try the bait again.


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#11788762 - 08/21/16 10:18 AM Re: Rain brought the carp back in [Re: jippedgenes]
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Nice fish. cheers
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#11789045 - 08/21/16 02:29 PM Re: Rain brought the carp back in [Re: jippedgenes]
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Great you have fight on your hands with a carp.

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#11789048 - 08/21/16 02:32 PM Re: Rain brought the carp back in [Re: jippedgenes]
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Great you have fight on your hands with a carp.

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#11789907 - 08/22/16 07:40 AM Re: Rain brought the carp back in [Re: jippedgenes]
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Nice fish. woot

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#11792292 - 08/23/16 09:28 AM Re: Rain brought the carp back in [Re: jippedgenes]
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Looks like fun! smile
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#11792745 - 08/23/16 01:28 PM Re: Rain brought the carp back in [Re: jippedgenes]
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Good job!

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#11794018 - 08/24/16 07:57 AM Re: Rain brought the carp back in [Re: jippedgenes]
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How did the bait work the second time?

Good looking carp.
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#11794352 - 08/24/16 10:58 AM Re: Rain brought the carp back in [Re: jippedgenes]
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#11795571 - 08/24/16 09:44 PM Re: Rain brought the carp back in [Re: Dan90210]
jippedgenes Offline
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Originally Posted By: Dan90210
How did the bait work the second time?

Good looking carp.


really good caught several nice carp and a few buffalo, also caught some kitties too and a drum.

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