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need help with carp
« on: Jun 11, 2010, 08:27 PM »
ive been fishing in a river that is full of carp and big carp but i have not been able to get 1 to bite is it because they are spowning of is it the bait ive been fishing from 2 pm to like 7pm ive been using corn can anyone help me out with a tip to get some fish ;)


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Re: need help with carp
« Reply #1 on: Jun 11, 2010, 08:57 PM »
You are fishing the worst time of day for carp, as they do not bite in the afternoons. Try at 6am and see what happens.


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Re: need help with carp
« Reply #2 on: Jun 13, 2010, 02:47 AM »
Chum a smallish area as early in the morning as early you are able to get there. Relax and have your coffee and some breakfast. Start fishing about an hour later. Be sure to pay attention to current direction. Chum a bit upstream and fish a bit down stream.

Use a hair rig with as little weight as possible. They're easy to tie and will hook the fish in the lips near 99% of the time making a clean release possible.

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Re: need help with carp
« Reply #3 on: Jun 13, 2010, 10:07 AM »
The best carp bite is in the morning. pretty much til noon.  Very few carps will feed throughout the day and fewer will bother while they're doing their spawning business or just sun basking.  Still you can catch them with a very small chance.  Carp will also put on a feed bag shortly into the evening, but it usually starts right around or after 7 PM.   There's usually a better bite just after some rain.
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