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#3587811 - 06/16/09 04:30 PM how to catch koi
marked131 Offline
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Registered: 06/16/09
Posts: 843
Loc: Allen, Texas
somebody put a 15 lb. koi in a pond by my house. does anybody know what to use to catch it?
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#3588216 - 06/16/09 06:08 PM Re: how to catch koi [Re: marked131]
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Bow and arrow.

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#3588229 - 06/16/09 06:14 PM Re: how to catch koi [Re: roadtrip]
Brandon972 Offline
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Registered: 10/12/05
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Loc: Grand Prairie, TX

Post this in the Carp section ! Those guys will have more info than you can handle. flehan Probly come out and show you how too !! thumb

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#3588362 - 06/16/09 06:54 PM Re: how to catch koi [Re: Brandon972]
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Sweet corn! Carp ( And Koi are just colorful carp ) love sweet things, including sweet corn. Chum some out and fish the same area. Remember though, Koi in ponds are used to having everyone who fishes that pond cast at them, so they are pretty spooky.
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#3588364 - 06/16/09 06:55 PM Re: how to catch koi [Re: Brandon972]
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Your best bet is to fish some sweetcorn on a #6(not 6/0) circle hook and a carolina rig. Throw a handful out every hour and cast into the chum pile. Bring a net for sure. You might have grief from turtles depending on the pond. Hopefully you plan to release it back after catching.
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#3588400 - 06/16/09 07:03 PM Re: how to catch koi [Re: ScottEvil]
ramcr913 Offline
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Registered: 11/06/02
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Marked131-
After you figure out how to catch it, DO NOT attempt the same feat in Japan, especially when fueled up on tequila. The whole Koi thing is on completely different level.

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#3589251 - 06/16/09 10:32 PM Re: how to catch koi [Re: ramcr913]
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offshore rod/reel and a large treble hook!!! sang it and hold on!!! LOL!! (just kidding of course) wink

sweet corn on a tiny hook. light line, no wieght, and loose drag smile

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#3597943 - 06/18/09 08:18 PM Re: how to catch koi [Re: BasscatRonnie]
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LISTEN TO SCOTTEVIL THAT IS EXACTLY HOW I DO IT !
YOU ARE GONNA PRODUCE.
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#3597985 - 06/18/09 08:28 PM Re: how to catch koi [Re: marked131]
Brandon972 Offline
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Registered: 10/12/05
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Originally Posted By: marked131
somebody put a 15 lb. koi in a pond by my house. does anybody know what to use to catch it?


Any updates ?? thumb

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#3598294 - 06/18/09 09:37 PM Re: how to catch koi [Re: Brandon972]
knight Fishing Offline
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Registered: 04/10/09
Posts: 10
Loc: College Station, TX
My friend caught a 20 pound koi with bread

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