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#12489336 - 11/02/17 12:21 PM Joe Pool Carping
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Headed out to Joe Pool tomorrow morning to do come carp fishing. Anyone willing to share good spots/advice for a first timer? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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PB Ghost - 13lb 9oz
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#12491057 - 11/03/17 04:15 PM Re: Joe Pool Carping [Re: TXMulti-Species]
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Sorry I missed you. I went to the walking trail parking lot off of 1382. Went down the hill and caught 3 in 30 minutes. It is a goo place to take the kids. You can PM me if you need more specifics.
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#12491289 - 11/03/17 08:05 PM Re: Joe Pool Carping [Re: TXMulti-Species]
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Joe Pool is a carp factory. However, most are under 10 pounds. Just find some good bank space and give it a try. I have caught a lot of carp at the fishing barge next to the Oasis.

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#12491430 - 11/03/17 10:31 PM Re: Joe Pool Carping [Re: Sirjet]
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Originally Posted By: Sirjet
Sorry I missed you. I went to the walking trail parking lot off of 1382. Went down the hill and caught 3 in 30 minutes. It is a goo place to take the kids. You can PM me if you need more specifics.


No problem. I live close enough to try it next time. Thanks for the tip!
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New to angling. Catch and release. The dream - to catch at least one of every species in our great state (if I can manage to resist carp)!
https://txmultispecies.imgur.com/

PB Common - 20lb 6oz
PB Ghost - 13lb 9oz
PB Koi - 9lb
PB Smallmouth Buffalo - 28lb 12oz

"Take only memories, leave only footprints, kill only time."

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#12491431 - 11/03/17 10:32 PM Re: Joe Pool Carping [Re: Curt0407]
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Originally Posted By: Curt0407
Joe Pool is a carp factory. However, most are under 10 pounds. Just find some good bank space and give it a try. I have caught a lot of carp at the fishing barge next to the Oasis.


The folks at the marina told me about a kid who'd cast under the bridge at the marina into where all the carp are and pull out 15-20lbers.
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New to angling. Catch and release. The dream - to catch at least one of every species in our great state (if I can manage to resist carp)!
https://txmultispecies.imgur.com/

PB Common - 20lb 6oz
PB Ghost - 13lb 9oz
PB Koi - 9lb
PB Smallmouth Buffalo - 28lb 12oz

"Take only memories, leave only footprints, kill only time."

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#12491436 - 11/03/17 10:38 PM Re: Joe Pool Carping [Re: TXMulti-Species]
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The three carp I ended up catching today. Nothing too big unfortunately. 2.2lb, 1.7lb, and 1.2lb. The most carp I've ever caught in a day though! Hooked into a big one that snapped my line as well... crying



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New to angling. Catch and release. The dream - to catch at least one of every species in our great state (if I can manage to resist carp)!
https://txmultispecies.imgur.com/

PB Common - 20lb 6oz
PB Ghost - 13lb 9oz
PB Koi - 9lb
PB Smallmouth Buffalo - 28lb 12oz

"Take only memories, leave only footprints, kill only time."

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#12491966 - 11/04/17 02:14 PM Re: Joe Pool Carping [Re: TXMulti-Species]
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Use tightly packed bread balls on a strong small hook without a weight and throw as far as you can towards the pedestrian bridge leading to the office. Use no weight if possible. Leave the tip of the hook exposed. Good luck.

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#12495512 - 11/07/17 01:22 PM Re: Joe Pool Carping [Re: TXMulti-Species]
Sirjet Offline
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Registered: 09/14/09
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Loc: Duncanville
Yeah. Throwing towards the walk way is a great place. But make sure you have your rod secured. I have see a many pulled off the dock. One splash and a lot of cussing.
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