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Lake: Johnson Reservoir
Fish: Common Carp

esoxrocks aint lyin

Post By: copejunkie      Posted: 9/30/2014 8:34:17 PM     Points: 243    
Went down this evening to johnson res.(clement park) to see what the carp situation was and that lake was boiling with carp. Fished for about 2 hours and caught 2 carp a bass a catfish and also a walleye woulda had more carp but I broke off a few times.
 Reply by: TanookiBabe      Posted: 9/30/2014 8:36:51 PM     Points: 167    
Did your kitty's have any size to them?
I'm kinda looking for a place for just 1 for for dinner?
 Reply by: copejunkie      Posted: 9/30/2014 8:45:35 PM     Points: 243    
Only 12 inches. I dont know if id eat anything from there unless you want a case screamin willies.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 9/30/2014 9:40:39 PM     Points: 29819    
If they broke you off I'd count that as a quality game fish IMO. I always said even if you don't like carp they are great practice for when you do get that as8#rainbow...at least you know how to play it.
 Reply by: fishing bum      Posted: 10/1/2014 9:59:18 AM     Points: 2766    
What were you catching the carp on? Thanks might try to sneak alittle fishing session after work
 Reply by: copejunkie      Posted: 10/1/2014 10:11:15 AM     Points: 243    
Carp and catfish were caught on sweet corn.
 Reply by: JOHN_COSprings      Posted: 10/1/2014 11:18:31 AM     Points: 630    
copejunkie, a fine capture and a very nice pose of you with your golden ghost. Well done! I'll upload that picture to the CarpQuest archives for Colorado captures.
 Reply by: fishing bum      Posted: 10/1/2014 12:04:59 PM     Points: 2766    
Sweet I'll be giving it a try today
 Reply by: copejunkie      Posted: 10/1/2014 1:17:36 PM     Points: 243    
Thanks john_COsprings, I love how great of a fight carp put up and after such a awesome fight that fish gave me I had to show it some love.
 Reply by: JOHN_COSprings      Posted: 10/1/2014 1:29:38 PM     Points: 630    
Oh No ! Another carp-kisser !

I have seen a trend this year, with our FXR members, with many mouth-to-mouth encounters between them and the humble Cyprinus carpio !

Best carry some mouthwash with you in future when carp fishing....

8-)

JF
 Reply by: ol Uncle Marty      Posted: 10/1/2014 4:46:59 PM     Points: 352    
That lake produces a lot of good sized carp.
 Reply by: esoxrocks      Posted: 10/1/2014 5:16:07 PM     Points: 2486    
How can a normal, red blooded, healthy American guy pass up those big, luscious, sucker lips? ...ha,ha

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