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Old 02-13-2012, 07:53 PM
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Default Prepare yourselves....

The NY Times has decreed that it's cool to fly fish for carp! Congrats to all of us trendsetters! However, since our secret is out, prepare to be invaded by the bandwagon folks.

I'll be sure to keep fly fishing for catfish and gar as my little secret.

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Old 02-13-2012, 08:00 PM
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You just knew in the back of your mind that this would someday get out!
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Jhammer, you're much better off with sheepshead/drum as your new secret, they're voracious eaters and MUCH easier to unhook Carp are my late summer fish, great casting practice too when they're way out across the flats!
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Jhammer, you're much better off with sheepshead/drum as your new secret, they're voracious eaters and MUCH easier to unhook Carp are my late summer fish, great casting practice too when they're way out across the flats!
I'll admit that I've ruined many good flies trying to get them out of the gooey lips of a carp.

I have many other secrets up my sleeve *cough*buffalo and gar*cough*
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yeah i dont think it will go as classy or mainstream as trout though since you arent in glamours places to catch them. at anyrate, i still try and keep my carp locations secret from certain people.
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I can't imagine too many coldwater guys will completely switch sides... Maybe the occasional outing, or two-- but as a whole, I suppose the influx we will see is gong to be 'new' anglers.

I say good for the industry and me. More gear sold-- industry is happy, prices may go down (HA!-- like that will ever happen...) .... And, the guys who quickly lose interest of the hunt will have lots of gently used gear at good prices for you and I to grab up second-hand. Keep an eye on CL and eBay for the next year-- lots of high weight rigs available-- that's my bet.
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We need a new movie! "A Storm Drain Runs Through It!"

Yes, I can just see it now!

Thousands of upwardly financial folks buying up all the latest Carp fly fishing gear. Wallowing around in the mud & muck of their favorite carp infested backwater! It's sure to be the greatest fly fishing trend on them all!

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We need a new movie! "A Storm Drain Runs Through It!"
If I get the chance to make my carp fishing movie this summer which I hope to do, can I use this as the title? haha. Its perfectly fitting for where I mainly fish for them
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Well, it's copyrighted, trademarked, dot commed & patented. Is there any money in it?
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Default Re: Prepare yourselves....

I tried for carp several days last year, but only ended up hooking one, and spooking many. I end up catching several bass instead, which is a lot of fun. Once caught a little channel cat, surprising fight in a catfish!

I will be trying for carp again next spring/summer... joining the fad if you will. We've got a ton of carp ponds locally, I've seen a few fish in the 3' plus size category. They sure are picky!

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