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#12240360 - 05/10/17 08:58 PM Carp at Fork
fishslime Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 2477
Loc: mckinney
Just wondered if anyone has noticed carp spawning at Fork recently. That can make for some fun shallow catfishing with a bobber.

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#12240402 - 05/10/17 09:24 PM Re: Carp at Fork [Re: fishslime]
Drawout Offline
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Registered: 01/15/07
Posts: 3227
Loc: Paris Texas
Yes they were spawning thick last sunday

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#12240432 - 05/10/17 09:40 PM Re: Carp at Fork [Re: fishslime]
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#12240736 - 05/11/17 07:20 AM Re: Carp at Fork [Re: fishslime]
Illnoize Offline
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Registered: 05/25/15
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Please educate me on the benefits of fishing where the carp spawn for Cats, What's the best way to fish that situation?

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#12241120 - 05/11/17 10:40 AM Re: Carp at Fork [Re: fishslime]
Nickbyrd Online   happy
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Registered: 06/15/16
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Loc: Beerkegistan
Correct me if I'm wrong and this is only hear say but someone told me the carp spawn and lay eggs and the cats chase them around and knock the eggs out of em and eat them . There for you see the carp spawning you know for a fact there are cats in the area. At the time when I was told this the carp were indeed spawning and we were fishing in the general area of them with shad and cut up carp .this was the end result of that trip :

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#12241150 - 05/11/17 11:01 AM Re: Carp at Fork [Re: Nickbyrd]
JeremyGranado Offline
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Registered: 05/09/17
Posts: 28
Loc: San Angelo
Originally Posted By: Nickbyrd
Correct me if I'm wrong and this is only hear say but someone told me the carp spawn and lay eggs and the cats chase them around and knock the eggs out of em and eat them . There for you see the carp spawning you know for a fact there are cats in the area. At the time when I was told this the carp were indeed spawning and we were fishing in the general area of them with shad and cut up carp .this was the end result of that trip :


Man I will be hitting cats hard this weekend. Hopefully I can have a haul like that! Nice!

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#12241242 - 05/11/17 11:47 AM Re: Carp at Fork [Re: fishslime]
Nickbyrd Online   happy
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Registered: 06/15/16
Posts: 2853
Loc: Beerkegistan
Thank Ya sir that was cedar creek a few weeks back . If I could get my fiancé and work off my butt id go tear them up this weekand my self . Unfortunately that's not going to happen anytime soon crying

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#12241710 - 05/11/17 05:16 PM Re: Carp at Fork [Re: fishslime]
taterpop Offline
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Registered: 01/30/13
Posts: 879
Yes sir the carp spawn is a great time for some shallow water cats. But here in Wright Patman the carp have about finished their spawn. The rough fish forum is a great place to keep up with the time and temps for the spawn.

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#12244465 - 05/13/17 08:33 PM Re: Carp at Fork [Re: fishslime]
fishslime Offline
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Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 2477
Loc: mckinney
It is my understanding that the cats come in to eat carp eggs when they know the carp are spawning. They make so much noise there is no doubt the catfish realize what is happening and are looking for some caviar of their own.

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