Re: gold vs. red


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Posted by David McKenzie on 2013-04-09 20:58:55 in reply to gold vs. red posted by Phil Ewanicki on 2013-04-08 12:01:35

Hey Phil,

I just read the responses and appreciate Dan's comments. Carp are definitely a challenge and require a bit of dedication to have some consistency.. They are everywhere but In many parts of the US they are a seasonal teaget and only available in skinny water through the warmer months. A summer time "dog days of summer" diversion so to speak. With that, I don't think they will ever receive the attention that the resident sport fishing species will.

There is however a growing population of dedicated fly fishers that fly fish for only carp. These guys are skilled angers/fly tiers and have really pushed the needle state side in there popularity.

It so happens that I can sight fish for them year round so I get a lot of shots on fish close to home. They won't replace the other fishing I do, they just add to the fun!


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