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Lake: Erie Lake
Fish: Common Carp

Grass Carp

Post By: myrone      Posted: 5/24/2023 3:05:33 PM     Points: 1693    
Lake is at normal level and clear with some weed growth on the bottom, water temperature was 76 deg..Caught/released about an 8 lbs. Carp on my 4 wt fly pole, quite a battle!
 Reply by: Budha      Posted: 5/24/2023 5:38:01 PM     Points: 172
That is awesome…Congrats!! I would love to catch ch a grass carp on the fly rod.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 5/24/2023 6:09:36 PM     Points: 48864
Well done! Id guess 10-12lbs. Bet it fought hard for you!
 Reply by: Barnacles      Posted: 5/25/2023 9:07:12 AM     Points: 4992
I'm with bron. I think that's 10+. Had to be fun on a 4 wt.
 Reply by: Goosehunter82      Posted: 5/25/2023 3:41:08 PM     Points: 77550
Carp on a fly would be a blast. Nice fish.
 Reply by: Troutbisquits      Posted: 5/25/2023 7:58:07 PM     Points: 2507
Definitely well over 8 pounds! Congratulations! I still have not caught a grass carp on a fly. They behave totally different, and eat different things than the common carp.
 Reply by: Trailerman      Posted: 5/25/2023 8:06:00 PM     Points: 61
Not many grass carp lakes near me. Very cool. Well done landing the beast! That belly is no joke.
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