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Mirror carp ?
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Author:  JakeSmith [ 07:14pm - Jul 6,10 ]
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Went out today to the banks of the Little Calumet River for a little carp action.Caught what I believe is a mirror carp.Ugly sucker but fought good.
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In total I got 9 carp all tightlining with corn,it was a fun day my biggest was a 26 inch common.
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Lot of carp hanging around an overhanging mulberry tree.Even put a couple berries on the hook and did get a quick bite but,got cleaned off the hook too easy.Lot of muskrats cruising nearby too,hope they don't bite corn.

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All in all an enjoyable day hanging out under the tree canopy watching the rod tips bounce.

Author:  chuckt [ 07:34pm - Jul 6,10 ]
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yew! That top photo looks like it has some sort of scale problem. No thank you!

Author:  RiverRat [ 07:51am - Jul 7,10 ]
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They are a cool looking fish. Thanks for the report.

Author:  McChou [ 02:29pm - Jul 8,10 ]
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Nice work - sounds like a fun day of carping! That's defiantely a Mirror carp. Tip on the mulberrys - use a light aberdeen style hook w/no weight - free line it under the tree and hold on for runs out of nowhere!

Author:  dajord [ 04:51pm - Jul 8,10 ]
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One....SICK...... looking fish!!!!! :shock :shock :shock


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Author:  PLadam93 [ 12:09am - Nov 7,10 ]
Post subject:  Re: Mirror carp ?

Can you tell me where this spot is at?

or just put it in the post

Author:  Esox Tracker [ 01:04pm - Nov 8,10 ]
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Very cool catch. I used to go carpin back during my shorebound days and never hooked into a mirror carp. Don't think they're very common in these parts, but that is definitely one. A great way to spend an afternoon before the northwinds of winter come!

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