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Fish: Common Carp

Hey Wyoming

Post By: C-DOG      Posted: 2/3/2014 7:59:32 PM     Points: 234    
Any Carp fans here in Wyoming?

 Reply by: Hunter Hastings      Posted: 2/3/2014 8:20:13 PM     Points: 4097    
My goal for this summer is to figure out how to catch one of those monsters. I have never caught one and I've been chasing them with a fly rod, but I will take them however I can get one.
 Reply by: C-DOG      Posted: 2/3/2014 8:37:18 PM     Points: 234    
Yes sir!!!
The fight that they have in them is amazing.

I have never caught one on the fly but that fight would be EPIC!!

I saw that there is Carp too be found in WY.

The mid-spring is the best time for carp in CO. which is
the early-mid "spring-summer".LOL!
WTH is that?? you ask?

Well here in Co. it all depends on "ice-off"
Carp are a lot like Pike and move into the shallows
to spawn-This is (in my opinion) the best time to target them.
But I CPR'ed my PB in 98degree weather..
15.8lbs pictured above.


 Reply by: culinarypunk      Posted: 2/3/2014 9:54:25 PM     Points: 84484    
That's my wifes favorite fish to catch.
I hope she can hook one of them huge ones from the Gorge this year!
 Reply by: Steelhead      Posted: 2/4/2014 9:52:47 AM     Points: 465    
crawdad patterns or bonefish flies dragged thru the mud flats in the spring. fishon!
 Reply by: JOHN_COSprings      Posted: 2/6/2014 4:56:20 PM     Points: 640    
C-DOG, sounds like we need to expand the "carp crew" over the border into WY !

 Reply by: culinarypunk      Posted: 2/6/2014 5:47:13 PM     Points: 84484    
Cdog and john, corn? Worms?
I should try and get her on some carp this spring!
 Reply by: C-DOG      Posted: 2/6/2014 6:57:57 PM     Points: 234    
Whole corn (the larger the better)
 Reply by: culinarypunk      Posted: 2/8/2014 9:19:00 PM     Points: 84484    
After watching fishful thinker today, I can't wait to carp fish the gorge!
 Reply by: culinarypunk      Posted: 2/13/2014 1:45:23 PM     Points: 84484    
I had forgot about this carp my wife caught fish a wind blown dam on a jointed rapala.
 Reply by: JOHN_COSprings      Posted: 3/21/2014 3:07:26 PM     Points: 640    
That Fishful Thinker "Euro" carp episode certainly helped to fill my email inbox with questions from people about carp fishing in general. If anyone ever has any carp questions, just post them here, or drop me a note, and I will endeavor to answer them as best I can...

Tight-Lines

John