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Old 05-16-2011, 08:44 AM
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Default Re: I'm going to need a bigger rod.......

Not sure about flatheads, but where I fish, channel cats regularly take bugs off the surface. I caught a nice one last summer drifting a dry damsel through a pool where I was hearing these loud but gentle sucking sounds accompanied by a boil.

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They weren't breaking the surface though, what you saw sounds more like carp spawning activity. If I remember correctly, that's also when you've got about the least likelihood of catching a carp. One track mind and all...
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