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#12461992 - 10/11/17 12:24 PM A little Carp fishing
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Registered: 02/06/13
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Loc: Sanger Tx.
Did some bass fishing on Roberts the other day (got skunked). The wind died mid morning so I decided I better get on some flats before the season is over. I was alone and I wasn't really in the mood to wade so I tried poling the pole boat and fishing by myself. If you have ever tried this you'll know this it can be frustratingly difficult. Carp don't exactly hit a fly with lightening speed so you have to keep the boat in position a lot longer than with saltwater fish. So, whenever I pull it off, I feel like I have really done something, and I did it the other day. As I was trying to fight the fish and get the boat staked out he wrapped every aquatic plant he could find. I decided it was easier to hop out of the boat and go get him than to pull up the stake and wrestle the rod and the push pole again. I managed to dig him out and save an otherwise lackluster day.



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#12462055 - 10/11/17 01:17 PM Re: A little Carp fishing [Re: Capt. Mac]
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Registered: 05/29/14
Posts: 423
Loc: Keller, TX
Looking good Capt. Mac! cool You da carp man!
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#12468579 - 10/17/17 08:39 AM Re: A little Carp fishing [Re: Capt. Mac]
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Registered: 01/18/08
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Loc: Water
Love those golden scales! Temperature tops out at 72 today ... I wonder ...
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#12469476 - 10/17/17 08:33 PM Re: A little Carp fishing [Re: Capt. Mac]
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Registered: 05/09/12
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Loc: TX
nicely done!

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#12469710 - 10/18/17 05:39 AM Re: A little Carp fishing [Re: Capt. Mac]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice post and fish. Bet the fight on the fly was awesome. boxing
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#12473083 - 10/20/17 05:08 PM Re: A little Carp fishing [Re: Capt. Mac]
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Registered: 08/12/10
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Loc: Feeding Time
Very nice! Wish I could figure them out
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#12480679 - 10/26/17 11:29 PM Re: A little Carp fishing [Re: Capt. Mac]
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Registered: 06/14/10
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Looks good!! I got those pictures you text me you’re really making me consider switching off of iPhone.
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#12480754 - 10/27/17 06:33 AM Re: A little Carp fishing [Re: Capt. Mac]
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Registered: 04/29/14
Posts: 131
Nice! How long into the fall will they stay shallow like that?

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