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Wintertime Carp Action ! #12621309
02/11/18 04:36 AM
02/11/18 04:36 AM
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Universal City Tx.
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Myself and Rick (Cat Yakker) caught some pretty nice Carp fishing between cold fronts. Fish were caught using corn. All fish were released to fight again! Getting in on some wintertime Carp action. It just don't get any better! fish






IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12621787
02/11/18 04:27 PM
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WTG Banker and Cat Yaker carp cheers

Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12621978
02/11/18 06:21 PM
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Schertz Tx
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Thanks, Pot licker. For pure fight on a light spinning rod, you just can't beat Carp. I grew up thinking they were trash fish, although fun to catch. When I was stationed in England in 1990, I learned to love the lowly Carp as a true game fish. Those Brits love their Carp more than us Americans love our Bass and Trout. Thanks to Banker for great experiences on the water this past week. Like he says "it just don't get any better".


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Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12621997
02/11/18 06:34 PM
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Nice..... I lot of fun for sure

Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: Turf_doc1] #12622112
02/11/18 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted By: Turf_doc1
Nice..... I lot of fun for sure

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Using such a light tackle!?
Oh, yeh... It sure was a HUGE fan!!! smile


Light tackle carp fishing vet.
Carp total 2019/2018: 15/363
Cats total 2019/2018: 0/18
Turtles 2019/2018: 0/35
Other 2018 numbers:
Rod+reel lost to carp 1
Rod+reel lost recovered (with fish on) 1
Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12622724
02/12/18 01:53 AM
02/12/18 01:53 AM
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flehan way to go men whip looks like y’all give em a good thrashing


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Quote on the wildman" They Said he'd eat the hair off of a man's head when he was hungry
and squeeze the water out of rocks when he was thirsty"
Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12622956
02/12/18 03:52 AM
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Great catches and great fun, I'm sure. I love to see people's trips on here. Tight lines!


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)!
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Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12623074
02/12/18 10:53 AM
02/12/18 10:53 AM
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Universal City Tx.
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Thanks for the replies! cheers GREAT fish and GREAT fighters! boxing




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12625236
02/13/18 01:48 PM
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Nice fish Chuck and Catyakker! Catching a carp on the fly is on my wish list for this year! woot



Side Note: Have you fished for carp in the creeks?

Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12642614
02/23/18 11:06 AM
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Universal City Tx.
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Thanks Curtis for the reply! cheers I have caught plenty of Carp in the creeks while fishing for the sunnies using worms. The Carp were all not that big. 2 to 5 pound range! Hope you catch one on the fly! thumb




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12650992
02/28/18 01:52 PM
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Thanks Chuck! I have a couple of spots picked out! Looking forward to the challenge. woot

Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12651750
02/28/18 07:28 PM
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nice ones


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PB. Buffalo 44#
PB. Carp 34# and some OZ
PB. KOI. 8#
PB. Grasser 41#
PB. Bass 13.8#
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Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12654628
03/02/18 11:00 AM
03/02/18 11:00 AM
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Universal City Tx.
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Thanks SOCALCARPER for the reply! cheers Curtis: Good luck on getting your Carp on the fly! thumb




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12660539
03/06/18 03:12 PM
03/06/18 03:12 PM
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San Antonio Tx.
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Nice fish. You guys are having a super year for catching some super carp. Are you chumming for them? If so what are you using?



Side Note: What has been the biggest you all have caught this year so far?

Re: Wintertime Carp Action ! [Re: Gitter Done] #12666212
03/10/18 11:29 AM
03/10/18 11:29 AM
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Thanks Gitter for the reply! cheers We are simply throwing out can corn. Seems to be working pretty good. dance2 The biggest Carp caught this year has been 25 and a half pounds. We have also caught several in the 20 pound range. Plenty in the 15 to 20 range and a very few under 10 pounds. hooked




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

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