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Old 03-21-2012, 07:31 AM
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Default Re: More than than you can shake a stick at...

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Originally Posted by jhammer View Post
This pond has a few gigantic grass carp in it too. I thought I would cast by where it was rooting around. I didn't think it would do any good. Sure enough, this giant head and mouth came racing towards my spider. Stupidly, I pulled the hook away too soon. I was disappointed, yet relieved at the same time because I don't think I had a snowball's chance of landing that beast. The 8wt will be coming next time.
Thats probably for the better. Honestly. First carp I caught on a fly rod was very big ( almost 30" ) and it was on a 5wt.......WAAAYYYY too small a rod for that. i'd feel bad for your poor 2wt.
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