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Lake: McIntosh Lake
Fish: Common Carp

Teaching my son how to fight Carp on a fly rod.

Post By: Troutbisquits      Posted: 10/3/2023 9:15:24 PM     Points: 2507    
My 9 year old son has caught some smaller fish on the fly rod, like trout and panfish, but I wanted to share my passion for Carp with him so I took him for a short session at the lake I skipper for. I had to entice the eat as he is new to fly fishing in general, but I wanted him to feel the tug of a stronger fish. McIntosh carp are perfect for this because although I do catch the occasional large carp, most of them are in that average 4 to 6 pound range. Perfect for a kid to fight. I made a video of anyone is interested. It also shows what McIntosh carpin often looks like. A muddy, mucky heck of a good time if you ask me! [log in for link]
 Reply by: VINNIE      Posted: 10/4/2023 8:47:57 AM     Points: 768
Tightwork dad. Reminds me of sighting redfish in the salt. I'm sure he'll follow your passion.. Well done
 Reply by: Outdoor Addict      Posted: 10/4/2023 1:31:27 PM     Points: 44
Love this. Great work!!!
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 10/4/2023 6:04:13 PM     Points: 48889
Nicely done!
 Reply by: Matt      Posted: 10/4/2023 10:29:03 PM     Points: 95659
 Reply by: Troutbisquits      Posted: 10/6/2023 9:19:07 AM     Points: 2507
Thanks! Was a great time.
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