Saturday, March 06, 2010

I've probably said something to the effect of how hard carp are to catch about a thousand times...I should preface that by saying they are hard to catch with an artificial. They eat corn like candy.
I actually hooked this one for her, spotted it cruising right off shore and I just set the piece of corn about 2 feet in front of the carp. He zipped forward and tailed on the corn immediately. Elia fought him for quite a while, I'd say the fish was close to 10 lbs, one of the fattest carp I've caught in this pond.
Not to be outdone, JJ got in on the action quickly!
Elia did a great job netting that one!
We need to work on his release technique though!

6 comments:

Alex said...

Where the heck is all this spam coming from? o.o

Anyways, nice post!

Wendy Berrell said...

Your kids are gathering on-lookers already.

Troutdawg said...

Looks like a great time out~

fly said...

What a wonderful way to get the kids started
Eating more fish is an inteligent way to healthy eating. And to be even more healthy go catch your own.
The outdoors and excersise and eating fish a powerful health kick

bob said...

way to go Dad!

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