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Any Carp Fishermen Out There??

Discussion in 'Boating & Fishing' started by ColtsTRD, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. Man of War

    Man of War Well-Known Member

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    Wow, I thought you were joking looking at the title of the thread,
    I guess fishin is fishin, but I sure hope you don't try to eat carp. To me its has always been the trash fish. I guess you can always put a little grass on the hook.
    Good luck with that.
     
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    F16TACO Well-Known Member

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    Grew up right near Reading PA. my friend who i bowfished with in Vegas is from Illinois and he always talked about how good the bowfishing is there. good luck dude.

    Also check out AMS Bowfishing online. their Retriever Reel is the best setup you can get for a compound bow. i have had the same AMS reel for over 10 years and its still going strong after many times of being dropped in the water and thousands of shots. i run 45 pound draw and that seems to be the sweet spot for bowfishing, helps get some of the longer and deep water shots you cant get with a recurve.
     
  3. ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD [OP] .....

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    No I don't eat them...I just fish for them for the sport.
     
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    HAHA! Thats awesome! I used to have a few G-Loomis stickers on my tailgate but they got all faded and messed up from the sun out here so I peeled them off.
     
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    awesome thanks for the info. will be looking into getting one here real soon. my draw is 50#, so looks like ill be in business. Cant wait to go nail some silver carp
     
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    Seize the carp!
     
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    kirkofwimbo Say no to Bro

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    To you people that bowfish carp, are you eating them? what are you doing with them?
     
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    my parents once cooked up a carp. i was shoveling it in when they told me. i admit, it tasted just like every other white fish i've eaten.

    boney? nope..black bass is bonier IIRC.

    i used to catch them on rice crispy treats. we would wear full camo and stalk them and look for the tail action..quick quiet cast and they are a handfull on lighter equipment. i almost broke a brandnew GLoomis rod with one..
     
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    no way. i have eaten carp and they taste like mud and fish oil. i used to throw them on a pile out in the desert and then shoot the coyotes an raccoons that would come to eat them. my friends dad in PA used them for fertilizer in his garden. thats about the only use for them in my opinion.
     
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    :laughing:
     
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    Haha! That's funny shit! My grandpa used to have me bring a few carp home each year for his garden lol!
     
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    Bow! Fuck yes. I hunt with a now and finally bought a new one so I dedicated my old one for carp shooting. Didn't take pics last year but we slaughter them. I'll take some this year for sure
     
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    VooDoo More Cowbell!

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    Me in the middle. Bow fishing for carp and buffalo
     
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    I fish for them from time to time.....there is a yearly carp tournament in the Virginia tech Duck Pond
     
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    Nice man!!!! I use the smaller carp (8-9 inches) for flathead bait out here.

    Looks like ya'll had fun!
     
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    see that sounds awesome! I'd like to get a tourney going between me and my buddies this summer!
     
  17. crazyengineer

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    Ya, I think the winner this year was some chick that caught a 5 pounder or so lol

    Still entertaining reguardless
     
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    hendooman The Stroker Ace

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    There is a way to filet carp that gets the oil to run out of it, it more or less is done by cubeing the filets. Once you get them cut in cubes it will allow some of the oil to drain out. I have eaten carp at some places where it is cubed and with a Tabasco like hot sauce they are pretty tasty.
     
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