Any Good Ways to Catch Carp?

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Any Good Ways to Catch Carp?

Postby luie b » Wed Aug 01, 2012 12:07 pm

Anyone know of any good ways to catch carp on rod & reel? What baits did you guys use? Did you fish the bottom or use a float of some sort? I have an area on the Mississippi I fish usually for catfish but it has a ton of carp around it since it's a grain elevator so I wanna catch some carp just for the heck of it.
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Re: Any Good Ways to Catch Carp?

Postby JuniorPre 360 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 12:38 pm

I fish the Bear River Bird Refuge for carp and cats. I've used a worm dipped in McDonald's fry sauce. A black guy taught me this trick one day out fishing. Works for me anyways...
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Re: Any Good Ways to Catch Carp?

Postby sherlockbonez » Thu Aug 02, 2012 4:15 pm

Canned corn, 1" grubs, and bread balls sweetened with cream soda all worked great when I was a kid.
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Re: Any Good Ways to Catch Carp?

Postby Duplex lover » Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:41 am

Grab them by the tail. There much easer to hang on to. :help:
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Re: Any Good Ways to Catch Carp?

Postby foldinducks » Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:37 am

i didnt know you could catch em on anythng but WONDER BREAD!!!!
it didnt smell like that when i ate it
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Re: Any Good Ways to Catch Carp?

Postby muskyduck » Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:53 am

Anything you can find in a septic tank will work...... They eat all kinds of $hit!
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Re: Any Good Ways to Catch Carp?

Postby weavesj » Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:44 am

The most enjoyable way is to force feed them an arrow! But ive also heard that if you add water to a box of wheaties then add strawberry koolaid mix. Stir it all up and then squeeze it into bite size balls around a hook and let dry in the sun to hardenthat it works great.
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Re: Any Good Ways to Catch Carp?

Postby bubba57 » Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:39 am

I've always had good luck with dough balls made with strawberry soda pop and wheaties. Fish em under a bobber or on bottom. either way works on carp. Brothers amd me used to fish the Canadian and Arkansas rivers, we'd catch wash tubs full of carp, then take em to town and sell em to people that new how to cook em.
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Re: Any Good Ways to Catch Carp?

Postby JuniorPre 360 » Sun Aug 05, 2012 2:54 pm

sherlockbonez wrote:Canned corn, 1" grubs, and bread balls sweetened with cream soda all worked great when I was a kid.

That's weird. I thought corn was illegal everywhere. It works but it's a huge fine in my state.
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