Sunday, July 06, 2014

Rule #4

To catch more carp, cast at less.

Nothing to see here folks...best to walk on by. Or drop a hybrid on the head of that big one in the middle...her close up:

Solo day today...just me, the river, and a massive number of tailing carp. Crazy day out there. The fish were spread out, and single tailers were the norm for the bulk of the day. The fish were so aggressive that I caught several after saying to myself "what a shitty cast!" Even bad casts were often rewarded with a surge forward from a foot or so away, and a white mouth take.

Normally I would walk by those sunners in the weeds above. Not great eaters on the big C, and a nightmare to pull them from the weeds but so much was going right today that I ventured into the salad and caught a few that way as well. Some days, the sun shines, the wind is perfect and the carp are ready to go!

 

8 comments:

Tim Gerke said...

Looks like an awesome day. Nice mirror.
#jealousy as always.

fireflyfisherman said...

Awesome

Atlas said...

Nice Hoggs!

Mr. P. said...

Love the mirror.

Gregg said...

Before I die a day like that may come my way, but not holding my breath, good job!

gregg

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Xiaolei Duan said...

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